Google for Startups Residency

Google for Startups Residency

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Designed for you to succeed

Designed for you to succeed

Google for Startups Residency brings growth-stage startups the best of Google's products, connections, and practices. Each startup receives tailored mentorship and workspace at Google for Startups Campuses.

Residency Program

Program Highlights

  • Advisor in Residence

    1:1 office hour and mentoring sessions with global startup advisors at Google for Startups Campus

  • Workshops

    Various workshops to help you build your business frameworks (OKR, Design Sprint, etc.)

  • Demo Day

    Opportunities to participate in Google Startups Demo Day

  • Startup Advisors Summit

    Opportunities to collaborate and connect face-to-face with overseas Google mentors for two weeks of hands-on problem-solving

  • Social Events

    Various networking opportunities, including a monthly residency town hall

What do you think are the biggest advantages of the residency program?

It was easy to get various kinds of help. Not only the location, but also the IT infrastructure, strategy, marketing, events, tech talk, and meetings with the related industry, I was able to get a lot of help from the Campus.

CEO Jungkyu Shin, Lablup, Google Startups Program 1 & 2

Alumni Lablup
Application Process

Application Process

Online Application: Available as of Jan. 14, 2020 (Rolling Admission)

Announcement of Document Screening Results: Within 2-4 weeks of application submission

In-person Interview: Applicants will be contacted if we would like to schedule an interview.

Final Announcement: Final candidates will be individually notified after the interview process.

*The entire review process will take 6-8 weeks. Final candidates may move in within one month from the final announcement.
**The online application form takes about 20-30 minutes to complete. There is no “Save” function in the submission form, so we advise you to have all required information, including your one-minute introduction video, ready before you start your application.
*** When you complete the application form, please click <Submit application> and check the completion message. If you are unable to submit your application or go to the next page,please double check all required questions are completed.
****The information you submit application will only be used only for the Google Startup Residency Program review and will be deleted after the review process. Please note that application documents are not returned to the applicants.

Who should apply

Applications will be evaluated based on the criteria below by the Google for Startups team and a panel of venture capitalists and Googlers.

This two stage process involves an online application and interviews for shortlisted startups.

Who should apply

We’re looking for teams who are:

  • Startups that builds a scalable product or service
  • Startups that utilizes its proprietary technology
  • Have launched or plans to launch in overseas markets within 2021
  • Launched its product or service (after prototype testing)
  • Team size between 2 to 10 full-time employees
  • CEO is proficient in English for business
  • Startups that are officially incorporated
  • (Preferred) After Seed stage


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