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Inaugural Google Cloud Accelerator Canada class of 2021 announced

Inaugural Google Cloud Accelerator Canada class of 2021 announced

Google's Inaugural Cloud Program announced its first class of Google Cloud Accelerator Canada.

Over the past year, with most businesses doubling down on new digital capabilities, the demand for cloud-based technology has intensified for businesses in every sector. Google has dedicated an entire accelerator program to startups that use cloud technology to help them grow and grow their businesses.

Google Announces Startup Accelerator in Waterloo and New Office in Toronto

Google has unveiled 12 startups from across the country that will participate in a 10-week program that will "connect the best of Google's programs, products, people and technology for startups that do interesting work in the cloud," as of June 1. According to 17 blog posts.

The program will also offer workshops focused on design, customer development and leadership development for startup leaders.

Toronto, O.N. Based in the U.S., Loopt is the "new world of retail" according to its website. The company is a platform for companies to empower their fully branded rental subscription service.

Loopt provides the technology, support and strategy to help start the brand.

From clothing to furniture, fitness and outdoor equipment, the e-commerce platform is capable of helping most businesses.

Based in Victoria, BC, Audit focuses on reducing the carbon footprint in commercial real estate. The company analyzes building data to find the optimal option to reduce waste.

Audit has created web-based reporting tools that allow clients to visualize and share data.

Their platform allows large portfolio asset managers to plan their net-zero transition.

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Audet CEO Christopher Naismith took a shout out to share his excitement to start working with Google.

“We are honored to be selected alongside this impressive group of Canadian companies! We have always seen Google as a leader in sustainable development and carbon reduction, so working with their team is a dream come true ,” he wrote in an email.

This next one is definitely interesting for runners, bikers and walkers. Geomet based in Waterloo, ON Uses AI to provide up-to-date, accurate location information and data.

Geomet's technology is designed to reduce injuries to pedestrians and bikers when navigating busy neighborhoods, traffic or construction areas without prior knowledge of the area.

Amin Garebagi, CEO and co-founder of Geomet has to say.

“The opportunity to work with Google Canada and industry experts will help us move forward. Our current goal is to map access and safety across Canada to improve active transportation in cities. This close partnership with Google allows us to will help reach this goal and help take our technology to a global audience.”

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Based in Montreal, QC Nesto provides customers with an efficient and simple home financing experience.

They make it easier for first-time home buyers and more experienced house hunters to make important decisions – after all, buying a home can be stressful. Among other capabilities, Nesto helps users access the best mortgage in seconds with an AI-powered algorithm. Its website says that Nesto can screen the entire market in seconds to offer users the best possible rates from over 2,000 mortgage products.

Nesto has partnered with Fintech Diagram and Portag3.

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This Calgary company is for homebuilders. provides a digital shopping experience for the buyers. Its website describes its solution as a seller sitting next to home buyers, recommending floorplans and communities individually tailored to their needs. Home Page
The digital shopping experience helps predict what homebuyers need, as well as offer data to assist home builders.

Here's what CEO and co-founder Will Zhang had to say.

“We are very excited to be the first to join the Google Cloud Accelerator program and congratulations to all other businesses selected! It is an honor to be recognized for our cloud-based technology in the home building industry. At, our mission is to Making advanced AI-technology accessible and empowering home builders to leverage first-party data to make business decisions. The Google Cloud Accelerator Program will bring us one step closer to achieving our objective, and we Can't wait to get started!" Zhang said.

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