Women in tech face disproportionate adversity compared to their male counterparts on the road to success that’s why providing high-quality mentorship opportunities and support for women in the tech startup ecosystem is integral.
Today, Google announced the 11 North American startups joining the Google for Startups Accelerator: Women Founders class of 2023 and the cohort included three Canadian women-led startups including Calgary’s Monark.
Co-founded by Amanda Julian and Kelsey Hahn, Monark is a digital leadership development platform, preparing the next generation of leaders through on-demand personalized learning.
Now in its fourth year, the 10-week intensive digital accelerator program leverages the best of Google’s people and technology to provide equity free technical support and mentorship opportunities to incredible women founders from across North America who are looking to scale their businesses.
The Google for Startups Accelerator: Women Founders program is an extension of Google’s commitment to leveling the playing field for women founders in North America.
In fact, since the program launched in 2020, it has supported 36 women-led startups across North America, who have collectively raised $73.46M USD since graduating from their cohorts.