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Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes in South Africa

Tuesday 21 November 2017 | 08:36 CET | News
Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa have launched to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic, reports BrandSouthAfrica. The two initiatives will be based entirely in Africa, including in South Africa, and will offer budding and experienced tech entrepreneurs and designers hands-on and direct access to the Google brain trust, which will help them develop their ideas. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google
Countries: South Africa
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