Google on Friday announced the first batch of 10 short-listed startups who will be part of its "Launchpad Accelerator" mentorship programme in India. The inaugural class will begin on September 10 at the Google office in Bengaluru.
Google Launchpad Accelerator India shortlists 10 startups
Among the selected startups is CareNx -- a smartphone-enabled fetal heart monitor for early detection of fetal asphyxia."Vassar Labs" uses sensors, satellite and crowd-sourced data to provide decision-making support in sectors such as water, agriculture, education and more. Wysa is an AI-based chat therapy for mental health while MultiBhashi is a simplified language learning platform for blue-collar workforce and "Next Billion Indian" online users."Genrobotics is a semi-automatic robot for manhole cleaning directed to bring the practice of manual scavenging to an end in India," said Google.