In Europe, only 9% of CxO positions at startups and 6% of CEOs are female. Of all funds raised by European VC-backed companies in 2018, a staggering 93% went to all-male founding teams.
Google for Startups has been a vocal and active supporter of female founders with a broad offering of events, meetups and programs with the mission to level the playing field for founders all over the world. Our mission is to reach 50% female representation in the startup ecosystem across all markets Google is active in and significantly increase the percentage of funding received by female-led startups.
Google for Startups Female Founders is a 7 week summer program designed to support female founded companies through their journey and to accelerate their growth by bringing the best of Google to them. We’re looking for London based startups with a specific need that Google is uniquely position to help solve within the duration of this program - this can be across business/sales, marketing, product, a specific tech problem, fund raising and more.
In the application form we will be asking you to articulate as clearly as possible what your need is and we will treat this as your program OKR to determine our success together [amazing youtube workshop here]. If we decide to progress to the interview stage, we will invite you for a 30min chat to understand more about you, your mission and your business, your team culture and we will dive deeper into your program OKR.
Through this program - you will receive:
Some key dates for you to remember:
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Thank you for your interest in the Google for Startups Women program in London. We’ve successfully received your application.
We will be in touch with you as quickly as we can!
Applications are open until July 7th 2019, 11.59pm PST.
All the best,
The Google for Startups team