Tuesday
April 14
2020

Kenyan Startups Among Winners of Google’s Accelerator Program

By Chebhet Bihir

Two Kenyan start-ups are among eight young businesses in the world who are winners of Google’s Accelerator program on Sustainable Development Goals. The other six winners are from France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel, Pakistan, and Nigeria. Three of the winners are female owned start-ups.

According to Google’s head Communications in Africa, Dorothy Ooko, the Start-ups Accelerator Program on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aims to empower technology start-ups to build and scale viable social impact companies to solve the world’s biggest problems and help the world achieve the SDGs.

Photo courtesy of Steven Lilley.

Source: The Standard Digital (link opens in a new window)

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