Google has introduced a ‘Google Developers Launchpad Studio’ to empower startups globally, including from India, which is working in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). It will provide tailored technical, product and investment support to the startups, all in one place, Google said. Also Read - Jio-Google partnership: JioPhone Next to new 5G collaboration, here are 5 key takeawaysAlso Read - Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go powered by Intel Jasper Lake Celeron processor revealed
“Innovation is open to everyone, worldwide. With this global programme, we now have an important opportunity to support entrepreneurs everywhere in the world who are aiming to use AI to solve the biggest challenges,” said Yossi Matias, Vice President of Engineering, Google. Also Read - Free COVID-19 vaccine: Today’s Google Doodle urges all to get vaccinated, wear mask
From working with dynamic startups such as teams applying AI technology to solving transportation problems in Israel, improving tale-medicine in Brazil and optimising online retail in India, Google has learnt that these startups require specialised services to help them scale. ALSO READ: Google removes spyware from Play Store, less than 100 devices affected
“Whether you’re a 3-person team or an established post-Series B startup applying AI/ML to your product offering, we want to start connecting with you. Applications to join Launchpad Studio are now open,” posted Roy Glasberg, Global Lead, Google Developers Launchpad. ALSO READ: Google Assistant now running on over 100 million devices: Sundar Pichai
The global headquarters of ‘Launchpad Studio’ will be in San Francisco at Launchpad Space, with events and activities taking place in Tel Aviv and New York. “We plan to expand our activities and events to Toronto, London, Bangalore and Singapore soon,” Glasberg added.