6 Indian start-ups shortlisted for the 4th Google Accelerator Program

6 Indian start-ups shortlisted for the 4th Google Accelerator Program

Posted by M.Venkatesh on May 25th 2017

Google has shortlisted Six Indian start-ups  have been shortlisted for the fourth set of the Accelerator Program to be conducted at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco.With this a total of 26 Indian startups have joined the accelerator programme in the past series. 

• The program which begins in July 17th, will include a two-week-long, all-expenses-paid mentorship bootcamp featuring veterans from Silicon Valley’s top technology companies and venture     capital    firms. 
• The startups will receive equity-free support and credits for Google products. 
• Following their return from San Francisco, they will continue to work closely with Google in India.
The programme aims to empower startups with skills in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and help them leverage Google’s latest technologies to scale their apps.
The shortlisted startups include companies that optimise financial services including loans and credit cards, offer online video platforms and leverage artificial intelligence or machine learning for applications ranging from image-recognition to medical diagnosis.
EdGE Networks: An artificial intelligence-powered HR solutions provider, it helps companies overcome talent acquisition and workforce optimisation challenges. 
FastFilmz: The app allows users to stream South Indian movies on mobile phones. Users can also share/swap movies with friends without using data.
IndiaLends: Backed by DSG Consumers, Siddharth Parekh and Gautham Radhakrishnan, the credit-underwriting and analytics platform provides unsecured consumer lending.
RailYatri: It uses deep-analytics technology to make intelligent predictions that help travellers make smart decisions. The app uses a traveller’s mobile GPS to predict train delays, in addition to platform number, coach position, on-time history of train and wait-list confirmation.
RecipeBook: Using deep learning and computer vision, the startup provides intelligent solutions for food and retail.
SigTuple: It builds cloud-based solutions for medical diagnosis using artificial intelligence techniques. Its solutions allow labs and hospitals to implement a hub-and-spoke model where medical experts can operate from hub and devices can be installed in spokes. 
Apart from the six Indian startups, ventures from Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe have also been selected for this program.






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