Google Launchpad Accelerator Program: 6 Indian Startups Selected

Google announced the list of 6 more Indian startups which will join the latest Launchpad Accelerator program of Google. The program will take place at Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco. In total, 26 Indian startups companies have joined this program till date. On what basis does Google select the startups?

According to the tech giant, hundreds of startups apply for the Launchpad Accelerator program. Out of them, the Indian startups with a unique proposition, use of advanced technology like AI and machine learning to solve problems for Indian context and also startups focused on internet users are selected.

The Launchpad Accelerator program starts on 17th July 2017. It is a six months program which comprises of all expense paid boot camp. In this program, the startups will get mentoring and assistance from more than 20 teams across Google and other top tech companies in Silicon Valley. The Indian startups will also receive equity free support and credits for the Google Products. Google will continue to work with all the selected Indian startups after they return from San Francisco.

Here is the list of 6 selected Indian startups

Edge networks: It is a Bengaluru based tech startup founded in 2012. It also makes use of AI and data science for analysing job descriptions and offer a ranked set of people for the job.

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Fast Filmz: The startup was found by Karam Malhotra. It focuses on mobile video. They use the compression technology by V-Nova. The tech startup focuses on regional movies. They are hoping to shift to mainstream movies if Google monitors their works and helps them with advanced technology.

IndiaLends: This is a Delhi based fintech startup which offers an online platform for different services like the personal loans, installment loans, unsecured loans and also credit cards.

RecipeBook: This is a recipe discovery app. It will let the users find recipes of different dishes, and it also contains guides on how to cook them. This is a Kochi based tech startup which focuses on using AI, image recognition facilities and also the natural language processing. This makes it easy for users to get different recipes and know how to cook them.

RailYatri: IIT graduates founded the tech startup in 2011. It is a big data platform that uses the crowd-sourced content in helping the long distance travelers. This app will offer you all the detailed information on the status of trains, the seat reservation and also the availability of seats.

SigTuple: This is a data-driven intelligence platform which offers healthcare management. It will provide you with different diagnosis and solutions for diseases with AI-powered analysis and visual medical data. The startup was founded in 2015.

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