H2 and Google for Entrepreneurs Decide to Connect and Support Startups across the Globe
H2, the premier global leadership network for the tech industry, and Google for Entrepreneurs announced a new global partnership. This partnership will bring together the largest worldwide resources and networks for both H2 and Google for Entrepreneurs. This move will significantly help in actively supporting leading technology leaders, in innovation centers on a global scale.
Nayan Patel, founder & CEO of H2 said, “H2’s mission and programs center on the core themes of connections, learning, and support. Our global partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs amplifies these themes and builds valuable connectivity for H2 to the best of Google’s resources around the world. We are excited to be partnering closely across our programs to continue scaling H2’s reach and impact on a global level.”
Genna McKeel, Head of Global Partnerships at Google for Entrepreneurs said, “At Google, we know that innovation is thriving across the world and not just in Silicon Valley. H2 shares this global mindset and has shown how bringing industry leaders together in innovation centers globally can have a real impact. We’re excited to welcome H2 into the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network and to work together to build connections between entrepreneurs and experienced leaders in startup communities across the globe.”
H2, also announced the launch of H2 Innovate which is a program for startups rising in large global markets—along with the partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs and other selected leading global partners. The H2 Innovate program offers participating companies pointed access to domain experts and industry leaders from H2’s member community and connections to H2’s partner network as well. The participating launch partners for H2 Innovate include Silicon Valley Bank, Google for Entrepreneurs, Cooley, Accel Partners, White Star Capital, Golden Gate Ventures, Kalaari Capital, GSF Accelerator, Endeavor, 500 Startups, Naspers Ventures, Seedcamp, and SOSV. The participating startups across Latin America, Asia and Europe initially included Fleksy, IDwall, YEAY, and DataStreamX.
Olivier Plante, CEO of Fleksy said, “Our early participation in H2 Innovate has led to a number of valuable connections and targeted insights for our business. We’re excited to continue our engagement in the program through its launch and as we continue scaling up over the period ahead.”
H2 will soon be hosting its sixth annual Global Summit which invites executives, investors, and entrepreneurs from various leading digital companies and industrial organizations to meet at one of the greatest innovation hubs around the world. The summit is designed on an invite-only, senior-level event- but it offers all participants a unique medium of engaging in dynamic discussions covering industry insights and tech trends from around the globe.
H2’s global community members include Amazon, Apple, Google, Twitter, PopXO, LinkedIn, Facebook, Dropbox, People Group, Property Guru, Slack, Spotify, Ubimo, Wego among others across leading global innovation centers. Through its global networking content and programs, H2 creates remarkable opportunities for knowledge in exchange for support of its mission.