Immersion: Black Founders
About the program
The Google for Startups Black Founders Immersion is a 12-week program for high-potential startups from the UK, France, and the Netherlands. The twelve selected companies are partnered with experienced Google mentors, specialists and investors to help them grow and give them better access to fundraising opportunities while further advancing their leadership skills.
Immersion: Black Founders brings the best of Google to selected startups.
Set and track OKRs
Learn how to use Google’s goal-setting methodology to set ambitious targets and track progress.
Manage technical teams
Discover how to create a bigger impact in the workplace. Founders learn new leadership tools to improve their goal-setting, team-building, and management skills.
Hire the right team
Recruiting the right people for the team is critical to a startup’s success but no easy task. Founders learn how to make better, more inclusive hiring decisions through each stage of the process—from writing job descriptions and interviewing strategies to assembling hiring committees.
Adapt to new customer behavior and bring your company to the next level. Founders gain a more complete set of tools to help them navigate the challenges ahead.
Dedicated leadership coaching
Especially in moments of crisis, effective team management is critical to a company’s success. Through methodologies and tools, founders learn how to keep up productivity even in uncertain times.
Meet the founders
Afrocenchix is a vegan beauty brand changing the world of Black hair and beauty by putting the health of their community first.
AudioMob is enabling game developers to monetize games with non-intrusive audio ads.
Autheos is using machine learning to help businesses improve and personalize video content for their consumers.
Circuit Mind is building AI software that designs electronics in minutes or even seconds.
Deep.Meta is software harnessing production data to create products, limit wastage, and cut CO2 emissions.
Kadalys is upcycling banana agri-waste into patented organic skincare that gives back to the local community and nature.
Modularity Grid is equipping low carbon electrical energy providers with AI that combines deep learning with bleeding-edge electronics.
MoveMeBack enables professionals and organizations to discover and access opportunities and talent anywhere, with a focus on Africa.
NewFade is a direct-to-consumer hair loss solution, solving hair loss for men safely and effectively.
Robin AI uses machine learning and human intelligence to automate the reading and editing of legal contracts.
Suvera is creating a virtual healthcare experience that allows doctors to care for patients with long-term conditions with fewer appointments.