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google for startups

For Those Who Never Stop Starting

Google for Startups is on a mission to level the playing field for diverse startup founders and communities to succeed. The program is designed to connect startups with the right people, products, and best practices they need to start, build, and grow their businesses. Coco and Google have partnered to accelerate the Twin Cities entrepreneurial scene for more than seven years. Watch our calendar for upcoming events and opportunities.

Available Programs

Google for Startups Accelerator

Google for Startups Accelerators

Get base-level access to all locations for working and meeting during normal business hours once per month. As a member of the community, you also have the ability to obtain tickets for events and classes, and to book events and celebrations.
Google for Startups Black Founders

Black Founders Fund

A $5M fund providing non-dilutive cash awards with hands-on support to high potential Black-led startups in the United States.
Google for Startups Cloud

Google Cloud Credits, Training & Support

Access to Google Cloud mentorship, training, and credits.*

* GCP Credits are subject to Google’s Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.

Google for Startups Startup School

Startup School

A series of hands-on digital trainings for founders and their teams. Combining business goals with metrics to run data-driven companies, the program equips leaders with the tools and skills to advance and scale their startups.
Google for Startups Sales Academy

Sales Academy

A hands-on program training startups with the essential sales skills and practical applications they need to acquire new customers and partnerships.

Google for Startups Ads Support

Ads Support

Free office hours and mentorship with Google experts for help achieving Google Ads results that matter to your business. 

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