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Growth Academy: E-commerce

Growth Academy: E-Commerce provides 8-12 startups with essential skills to support their growth, improve business, and team management. This will be a virtual program consisting of workshops, mentoring, and networking to help founders in the e-commerce and direct-to-consumer sectors. Selected startups will enjoy the support of Google mentors, analysts, and industry experts.

Program Highlights

Growth Academy: E-Commerce is designed around the key products, connections, and practices, which bring the best of Google to selected startups.

  • Set and Track OKRs

    Learn how to use Google’s goalsetting methodology to set ambitious targets and track progress.

  • Google’s Products

    Learn how to get the most out of Google Ads, Google Cloud, and Google Analytics to improve your online presence and customer acquisition.

  • Networking Opportunities

    We believe finding community and exploring new ways of collaborating is the key to innovation. Meet and connect with the founders working in the same sector to grow your network and your startup.

  • Product-Market Fit

    Adapt to new customer behavior and take your company to the next level. Founders gain a more complete set of tools to help them navigate the challenges ahead.

  • Google’s Methodologies

    Learn how to apply different Google methodologies to improve your startup's team management and to boost growth.

Key Dates

We’re accepting applications from startups for our next class of Google for Startups Growth Academy: E-Commerce. Check out the program's key dates.

  • November 2020

    30 November

    Application opens

  • January 2021

    10 January

    Application closes

  • January 2021

    25 January - 1 February

    Finalist startups will be evaluated and invited to interview

  • February 2021

    8 February

    Selected startups announced

  • February 2021

    15 February

    Program begins

  • March 2021

    15 March

    Program ends