August 28, 2018


United States of America

(Partially Funded)


Google for Entrepreneurs scholarship- Blackbox connect.

Blackbox Connect, our flagship two-week program, is open to global startup founders seeking to hone their craft of entrepreneurship, amplify their drive, and fortify their company’s foundation.Together with a hand-picked cohort of fellow founders from across the globe, Blackboxers are immersed in an intensive, residential experience in the heart of San Francisco.

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Because the world’s most impactful innovations can originate anywhere, Blackbox exists to ensure every entrepreneur has a shot at creating shared value for the global economy—whether they’re born in Cupertino or Cameroon. Our entrepreneur-first approach is grounded in two fundamental beliefs: that entrepreneurs are the core engine for global economic growth, and that they need someone in their corner.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Entrepreneurship

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 from November 5 to November 16

– Week one will include the following:

  • How Silicon Valley works
  • De-risking your startup
  • Crafting a powerful and authentic narrative
  • Building relationships in the Valley
  • Confronting hard truths about entrepreneurship
  • Aligning culture, team, and strategy
  • Going global and identifying growth channels

– Week two will include the following:

  • Clarifying your entrepreneurial vision
  • Fundraising strategies and landmines
  • 1:1 mentorship with industry experts
  • Managing change and pivoting
  • Scaling your leadership alongside your startup
  • Showcase your startup to Silicon Valley
  • Implementing action and building your legacy

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Must be the original founder/cofounder of your startup
  • Must commit to full participation in the two week residential program
  • Must have a product launched in market
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must not have extensive prior exposure to the SV ecosystem
  • To be eligible, you must be a member of one of the organizations in the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

If selected, recipients receive all-expenses-paid participation in the program.

How to Apply

First step: you should fill in the online application form.

Second step: to apply for this scholarship. you must be a member or nominated by a member of the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. so, you must give all of  the required information in the application

Third step: submit your application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mahmoud Ezzat/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Salma Aladdin/ Egypt 
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