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Investing in economic equity for Latinos
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Investing in economic equity for Latinos

The Latino Founders Fund will give top founders cash awards up to $100,000 in non-dilutive funding: critical capital that helps founders retain ownership of their company and avoid debt. We’ve seen the profound impact the role that non-dilutive capital can have to supercharge a founder’s journey. While the capital is important, the fund includes much…

Building community and funding Black founders
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Building community and funding Black founders

One of the unspoken truths of entrepreneurship is that it can be extremely lonely. When COVID-19 hit last year, I saw firsthand how the founders in our programs were affected. Office closures kept their employees apart, event cancellations kept founders from connecting, and many needed to pivot their startups to keep businesses afloat. Since our…

Googler Marian Croak is now in the Inventors Hall of Fame
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Googler Marian Croak is now in the Inventors Hall of Fame

When was the first time you realized you were interested in technology?I was probably around 5 or 6. I know that we don’t usually think of things like plumbing or electricity as necessarily technology, but they are. I was very enchanted with plumbers and electricians who would come to our house and fix things. They…

“Hey Google, read with Reese’s Book Club”
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“Hey Google, read with Reese’s Book Club”

As a young girl growing up in Venezuela, I had an insatiable appetite for reading. From fictional novels to computer science manuals, you name it, I would read it. Books allowed me to get lost in other worlds, expand my imagination and ultimately inspire me to dream bigger. These days, you can catch me reading…

Increasing Google’s investment in New York
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Increasing Google’s investment in New York

Construction is also proceeding at Pier 57, which we expect will be completed next year. This space will provide new opportunities for us to engage with our community neighbors, and will include office space occupied by Google, a public food hall, community space, galleries, the city’s largest public rooftop space and educational and environmental programs…

Google apps, meet iOS 15
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Google apps, meet iOS 15

Fewer interruptions when you focusIf you’re someone who gets non-stop notifications throughout the day, we bet you’ll enjoy the new Focus mode on iOS. Focus mode is really useful when you’re trying to get work done, study or just need a digital break. We’ve updated Google apps to work with Focus mode and make notifications…

Google at the UN General Assembly
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Google at the UN General Assembly

Next week, leaders from government, civil society and the business community will convene at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to discuss how we can work together to solve the world’s biggest challenges. If the past two years have shown us anything, it’s that tackling global problems like pandemics, economic inequality and climate change demand…

An Interspecies Assembly in New York
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An Interspecies Assembly in New York

Biodiversity is collapsing, sea levels are rising, and weather is becoming more extreme and unpredictable. Human activity is now unequivocally linked to climate change and its consequences. The question stands: Is the planet’s ecological turmoil a result of our unwillingness to listen to the wants and needs of other species? This year at the United Nations…

How this engineer’s career break led her to Google
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How this engineer’s career break led her to Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Kiranmayi Bhamidimarri, a software engineer at our Bangalore office, who shares her story…

Google’s support of the news industry in Japan
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Google’s support of the news industry in Japan

What our partners have to say about News Showcase "We are joining Google News Showcase to deliver high-quality news content in the Chunichi Shimbun and the Tokyo Shimbun to as many people as possible,” says Koji Hirata, Director and Editor-in-Chief of The Chunichi Shimbun, the top regional newspaper covering Tokai, Chubu and the Kanto/Tokyo Metropolitan region.…