Behind the scenes with startup founders at Google Demo Day

by Genna McKeel, Senior Partnerships Manager, originally published on Google’s blog Companies all over the world—not just in Silicon Valley—are thinking up their next big idea. Working on the Google for Entrepreneurs team, we see these passionate founders building innovative companies in their hometowns. Google for Entrepreneurs provides financial support and the best of Google’s resources to dozens […]

ShearShare Wins Judge’s Favorite Award at Google Demo Day

ShearShare, a mobile app that lets licensed cosmetologists and barbers rent professional space to work by the day, was awarded Judge’s Favorite at Google Demo Day alongside FinTech startup Increase.  In addition to winning the award, the two companies have received a $250,000 investment commitment from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest (ROTR) seed fund. Founded by Dr. […]

“I went to Google Demo Day in San Francisco for the First Time”

by Roya Sabeti, originally published here This was my first time attending! 🙂 What is Google Demo day? Each year, Google brings together a group of compelling investable companies, from around the world to highlight innovative technology and drive investment beyond Silicon Valley. Besides lunch on the beautiful google rooftop…. It’s never actually this sunny in SF! It’a […]