Gogle pre­sesses Launch­pad Ac­cel­ra­tor

Google launches a ded­i­cated pro­gram for ML/AI star­tups fo­cused on Solv­ing In­dia’s press­ing needs

PCQuest - - CONTENTS - Jy­oti Ba­gat | jy­otib@cy­ber­me­dia.co.in

Bring­ing the best of Google to In­dian star­tups, Google has an­nounced Launch­pad Ac­cel­er­a­tor In­dia -- a new com­pre­hen­sive men­tor­ship pro­gram, tailored ex­clu­sively for star­tups based in In­dia, de­ploy­ing Ma­chine Learn­ing/ AI to build so­lu­tions for In­dia’s lo­cal needs.

Launch­pad Ac­cel­er­a­tor In­dia pro­gram builds on the success of the global Launch­pad Ac­cel­er­a­tor pro­gram, and has been de­signed to grow the AI/ML ecosys­tem in In­dia by help­ing In­dian star­tups build scal­able so­lu­tions for In­dia’s unique prob­lems. The three-month ac­cel­er­a­tor will pro­vide a co­hort of 8-10 In­dian star­tups with men­tor­ship, and ac­cess to the best of Google - its peo­ple, net­work and tech­nolo­gies. Upto $100K of Google Cloud Cred­its will also be pro­vided.

The In­dia fo­cused ac­cel­er­a­tor pro­gram is build­ing on Google’s “Solve for In­dia” road­show from last year. Ten In­dian star­tups were short­listed from across In­dia - and un­der­went four days in one- on- one con­sults with ex­perts from Google and men­tors from the in­dus­try to solve crit­i­cal prod­uct and growth chal­lenges.


The com­pany’s aim to reach a point where ev­ery sin­gle agri trans­ac­tion hap­pens with real qual­ity test. A cer­tifi­cate that gives a farmer true honor of their ef­fort. A chance where the trader can test all pos­si­ble lot from the na­tion on same scale. A state of trans­ac­tion with qual­ity data an­a­lyt­ics where a test can tell what the pro­duce should be used for.


“Slang”, is an In­dia fo­cussed, multi-lin­gual Voice to Ac­tion mo­bile SDK that en­ables app de­vel­op­ers to eas­ily add a nat­u­ral voice in­ter­face to con­trol/nav­i­gate their apps.

Slang is a Voice to Ac­tion plat­form, which can be used to quickly add a multi-lin­gual voice in­ter­face to any mo­bile app. The voice in­ter­face will al­low en­dusers to in­ter­act with the app via voice, as well as with touch.

Slang will take care of all the work re­quired to add a voice in­ter­face in­clud­ing a cus­tom­iz­a­ble UI, voice cap­ture/pro­cess­ing, trans­la­tion, NLU and fi­nally call­ing into the ac­tions reg­is­tered by the client. App de­vel­op­ers only need to fo­cus on their app spe­cific ac­tions, while Slang takes care of the rest.


PregBuddy is a smart, con­nected care plat­form for ex­pect­ing moth­ers.

It is a preg­nancy health as­sis­tant trusted by 50,000 ex­pect­ing moth­ers and their gy­nae­col­o­gists.

PregBuddy se­lected in the 1st co­hort of Google’s Solve for In­dia pro­gram, 2018. PregBuddy has been awarded by ac­tor ak­shay Ku­mar, Fran­chise In­dia re­cently at IIT Delhi. PregBuddy got se­lected as ET

Power of Ideas 2018, by The Eco­nomics Times, DST Gov­ern­ment of In­dia and IIM Ahmed­abad. PregBuddy se­lected in Startup Chile Seed Pro­gram 2018. PregBUddy rep­re­sented In­dian del­e­ga­tion at Global En­trepreneur­ship Sum­mit 2017, by Govt of Indis & USA. PregBuddy is among top 15 women-led ven­tures in em­power 2017 co­hort in Zone Star­tups.


Le­galDesk.com is a “Do It Your­self” ser­vice that lets you pre­pare var­i­ous le­gal doc­u­ments and con­tracts on­line. All you have to do is select the doc­u­ment tem­plate, fill in your de­tails, check the doc­u­ment pre­view and ex­e­cute the most up to date pa­per­work for your statu­tory re­quire­ments. It helps you with print­ing doc­u­ments on Stamp paper and de­liv­er­ing it to your doorstep.


A Sin­gle Mo­bile Wal­let and Card for your Em­ploy­ees. All your em­ployee ben­e­fits & re­im­burse­ments like food, med­i­cal, fuel, travel etc. made dig­i­tal. An em­ployee will never have to bring back a paper bill, ever.

Paysack pro­vides a dig­i­tal bank ac­count for all your em­ployee ben­e­fits and re­im­burse­ments. Paysack Desk is re-imag­in­ing the em­ployee ben­e­fits and re­im­burse­ments and mak­ing tax sav­ing dig­i­tal and pa­per­less.


Vokal is a place to gain and share knowl­edge in In­dian Lan­guages. It’s an au­dio plat­form to ask ques­tions and con­nect with peo­ple who con­trib­ute unique in­sights and qual­ity an­swers. With the added ad­van­tage of re­gional lan­guages, Vokal em­pow­ers peo­ple to ask in­trigu­ing ques­tions in a lan­guage of their choos­ing, and seek to learn from each other, help­ing them under- stand the world bet­ter. In Vokal, one asks ques­tions and then var­i­ous ex­perts in the Vokal com­mu­nity will then con­trib­ute an­swers as a record­ing that you can play­back on the app.

Far­mart Ser­vice Pri­vate Lim­ited

Far­mart is a tech- en­abled agri­cul­tural ma­chin­ery rent­ing plat­form. It help farm­ers rent out their un­der­uti­lized ma­chin­ery (trac­tors, com­bine har­vesters, im­ple­ments) to fel­low small and mar­ginal farm­ers on pay-per-use ba­sis. We rely on tech­nolo­gies like IoT’s, re­mote sens­ing, al­go­rith­mic dis­tance op­ti­miza­tion and satel­lite im­agery to ser­vice our farm­ers.


Meesho is In­dia’s #1 Re­seller- only app, trusted by 50,000+ Re­sellers earn­ing money on­line by work­ing from home. Work­ing with Meesho is as sim­ple as shar­ing and sell­ing on Face­book and What­sApp. Meesho pro­vides an ex­cel­lent ca­reer op­por­tu­nity to build your own In­ter­net busi­ness without hav­ing to build your web­site or app. With no in­vest­ment re­quired, it is used by women en­trepreneurs, housewives, col­lege stu­dents, small busi­ness own­ers (shops or bou­tiques), B2B traders, or any­one look­ing for pas­sive in­come. Re­selling with Meesho is sim­i­lar to earn­ing by drop­ship­ping or af­fil­i­ate mar­ket­ing as you earn com­mis­sion without hold­ing any in­ven­tory.


Mobond is a com­bi­na­tion of two words ‘Mob’ and ‘Bond’. The name sug­gests its aim is to ‘bond­ing the mob’ or ‘bond­ing the an­gry crowd’. Our aim is to pro­vide up­dated travel in­for­ma­tion to com­muters. Mobond of­fers de­tails on lo­cal train time ta­ble, metro timetable, Mona Rail timetable, Bus Routes, Ex­press Timetable, Auto fares, Taxi fares, Ferry, Women Safety and emer­gency num­bers

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