The Google for Startups Funds for Early-stage African Startups

Through the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund Africa, Google is supporting early-stage, Black-founded startups on the continent and seek to bridge the existing fundraising gap for Black startup founders in Africa’s fast-growing technology landscape. The non-dilutive $4M fund is allocated across a pipeline of 60 investable startups in Africa.

Eligibility Requirements for Google for Startups Funds

Startups must be:

  • Headquartered in Africa or has a legal presence on the continent
  • Building for Africa and a global market
  • Creating jobs, able to show growth potential to raise more funding, and making an impact

With a founding team that is:

  • Diverse, with at least one Black C-level founding member
  • Directly supporting the Black community

Grant size:  Up to $100K in equity-free cash will be awarded to each startup. Each startup will receive either $50,000 or $100,000.

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Grant Sector:
  • Startups
  • Science & Technology
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