Google Launchpad Week
Thank you for your interest in the upcoming Google Launchpad Week in Munich, taking place at Werk1 from Monday, 11th April to Friday, 15th April. You can apply here until the 06th of March.

Google Launchpad is a one-week boot camp for early stage startups focusing on critical startup topics: product strategy and business development, user experience and user interface, technology, marketing and presentation skills. The goal is to achieve rapid progress in a very short time.

What makes it so special? You'll have intensive 1:1 mentorship sessions with top-mentors, which are dedicated to help you with your startup, exactly with the challenges you have right now. Also, this is no competition to the accelerator/ incubator program you might be in right now, just an addition with benefit for your startup.

Some impressions of our first Google Launchpad Berlin are in this video: goo.gl/6GWX4B.

Requirements
Google Launchpad Week is designed to achieve an amazing amount of progress in a very short amount of time. Worldwide feedback shows this is only possible, if your team can take actions and make decisions on the spot.

Startup Requirements:
1. You are a fully committed founding team (at least two roles: CEO and CTO or CMO) - does not need to be the full startup team, but you need to be able to make decisions
2. Your team is present for the whole 5 days
Be prepared
Also: Launchpad Week is different! This is no classic accelerator program. If you want to get out most of it, be prepared to:

1. be open (accept that you might need to change parts of your idea)
2. make decisions and be active (if we discover a white space, we'll ask to fill the gap right away)
3. know your customers (this will be crucial to the success of your startup)
4. rely on data (if you haven't done that, we will test your hypothesis and prove its validity through data - not assumptions)

Overall: Be prepared that we'll ask you tough questions, but their are in your best interest, as we want to bring you to the next stage.

Questions: reach out to Ilja Klemm (iklemm@google.com) or Katharina Lindenthal (klindenthal@google.com)

Team Information
Name of your Startup
Your answer
In which city is your startup based?
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Point of Contact
Name of (one of) the founder(s)
Your answer
Email address
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How many team members would attend Launchpad Week
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What positions do they have within the Startup?
e.g. CEO, CTO, CMO, Developer,... (only the ones who will attend LP week)
Your answer
Can all of them attend the whole week?
Required
If the answer was No, please specify here:
Your answer
Are you all fully committed to your startup?
Refers to all the members who would be at Google Launchpad Week
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If you are not 100% working on the startup, what percentage you are working on it?
Rough estimation for the whole team
Your answer
Startup Information
What is the size of your company?
How many employees do you have, including the founders team
Your answer
What product category is your startup in?
Please describe your product in 300 characters
Your answer
Tell us what problem you are trying to solve with your idea
Describe the problem in 140 characters
Your answer
Please explain how your product will solve this problem
Describe the solution in 140 characters
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Link to the Pitch Deck
You can also provide two links here, separated by comma
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Link to a Video introducing your startup/ the team
If you do not have any, please shoot a short 2m video introducing your startup and team
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Website/ Play Store Link/ AppStore Link
You can also provide more links here, separated by comma
Your answer
You are part of the following startup program(s) (optional)
Name of incubator/ accelerator/ VC/ academic program
Your answer
Have you received investment of any kind?
How much did you receive?
Current State and Goals
How long have you been working on your product?
Your answer
In what phase is your startup in?
Explanation here: http://bit.ly/1Lq2Sj9
What is your product market approach
Required
Tell us your product plattform at launch:
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What technologies did you use so far to build your product with?
List, separated by comma
Your answer
What technologies do you want to use in the future or would like to build your product with?
List, separated by comma
Your answer
What are the next 3 things you need to get done to progress?
List, seperated by comma
Your answer
Why are you applying to Google Launchpad Week?
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Almost done :)
Who nominated you for taking part of Google Launchpad Week?
If you have been recommended to take part at Google Launchpad
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Please note: We will use the provided information in the process of evaluating if your startup is a fit for Google Launchpad. Further on, this information is used within a briefing document for mentors. Also we might publish your startup's name, website, and other details on the upcoming Launchpad website. We will not publish any business critical or not already publicly available data.
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