Community programs are essential to building strong startup ecosystems. We partner with organizations that build community and teach entrepreneurs how to turn big ideas into thriving startups.
Being online is important, but connecting in person often matters more. We partner with coworking spaces around the world and build our own locations called Campuses.
Data shows that diverse teams make better decisions. We partner with organizations that foster and highlight the changing face of entrepreneurship.
A Global Network
When startup communities collaborate, they can do more for entrepreneurs. We connect organizations in every part of the world so they can team up and go further together.
Browse startup communities to find support near you.
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.
Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live.
A two-week immersion program in Silicon Valley for visiting founders who are based outside of the US.
A weekend event that allows anyone to turn their idea into reality. Startup Weekend is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
The North America Tech Hub Network
Google for Entrepreneurs partners with a network of ten tech hubs in North America to help local startup communities thrive.
The Tech Hub Network Demo Day
Top entrepreneurs from our North America tech hub network are selected to go to Silicon Valley to pitch to pitch to best-in-class VC firms.
Tools for Entrepreneurs Video Series
A video series by Google for Entrepreneurs that provides practical training to current and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Our campaign to rethink the gender gap and include more women in 40 of our partner startup communities
Located in Durham and Raleigh, North Carolina. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
Located in Austin, Texas. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs networks.
A campus for growing startups and mature tech companies located in Berlin, Germany.
Coalition for Queens
Coalition for Queens fosters the Queens tech ecosystem to increase economic opportunity and transform the world’s most diverse community in a leading hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Located in Denver, Colorado. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
Located in Detroit, Michigan. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Located in Nashville, Tennessee. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
Located in Chicago, Illinois. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
AstroLabs Dubai is a tech startup coworking space and a member of the GFE Tech Hub Network.
Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
Code for America
A yearlong program that embeds tech and design fellows in local governments, helping them explore new solutions to community challenges.
Located in Ontario, Canada. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
A tech hub for growing startups located in Sydney, Australia.
The Nest I/O
A tech hub for emerging startups in Karachi, Pakistan.
A program to incubate 10,000 high quality tech startups in India over 10 years
A curated, global community of experts committed to the success of world class women-led, high-growth startups.
A tech hub for growing startups located in Paris, France.
Tech Hubs in Africa
Google for Entrepreneurs partners with several tech hubs across Africa to help local startup communities thrive.
Located in Montreal, Quebec. One of nine North American tech hubs in the Google for Entrepreneurs network.
Google for Entrepreneurs’ NextWave provides awareness, tools and entrepreneurship resources to underrepresented communities across the United States. Our mission is to inspire and educate the next generation of entrepreneurs and doers.
Aging2.0 is a global organization on a mission to accelerate innovation that will improve the lives of older adults around the world.
500 Kimchi is the $15M micro-VC fund of 500 Startups that focuses on investing into promising South Korean companies.
MARU180 is a startup incubator and coworking space based in Seoul, South Korea.
Dogpatch Labs Dublin is a home for Ireland’s startup community
Located in the heart of Stockholm, Epicenter is 5000 sq.m designed for innovation with impact!
TechSquare Labs is an incubator, seed fund and 25k sq ft of coworking and corporate innovation space.
Gaza Sky Geeks
Gaza Sky Geeks is the first startup accelerator in Gaza.
Matter is a start-up accelerator and early stage venture capital firm that supports and invests in media entrepreneurs.
CODE2040 creates access, awareness, and opportunities for top Black and Latino/a engineering talent to ensure their leadership in the innovation economy.
People Squared (P2)
People Squared provides ideal co-working spaces and focuses on building startup communities by using the best of Google’s resources for global entrepreneurs in china.
Impact Hub Zürich
Impact Hub Zürich is empowering entrepreneurs in Switzerland and creating a more inclusive working environment.
TQ is a curated tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, founded by The Next Web. We help push tech startups towards exponential growth by providing our residents & members with the right community, events and facilities.
Located in Mexico City, Centraal is a meeting point for the national startup ecosystem.
The CODE2040 Residency, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, is designed to empower Black and Latina/o entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level while cultivating diversity in their own communities.
In 2016 we are partnering with tech hubs across the country:
Capital Factory in Austin
1871 in Chicago
Grand Circus in Detroit
American Underground in Durham
COCO in Minneapolis
The Nashville Entrepreneur Center in Nashville
Galvanize in San Francisco
Our EIRs (placed in each of the above cities) get support from CODE2040, Google for Entrepreneurs, and from the tech hubs, which are all committed to creating and growing strong, diverse, and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems in the cities they call home.