Google has shortlisted six Indian startups for the fourth class of its Launchpad Accelerator Programme. The class 4 will kick off on July 17 at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco and will include 2 weeks of all-expense-paid training. With this batch, a total of 26 Indian startups has so far joined the accelerator programme from India.

“This time around, startups from Asia and Latin America will be joined by peers from Africa and Europe. In addition to expanding our reach, we’re also expanding our curriculum. We’ll help the startups dig deeper into machine learning and AI, to help them leverage Google’s latest technologies to scale their apps,” said Roy Glasberg, Global Lead, Launchpad Program & Accelerator in a blog post.

Six-month accelerator programme will allow participants to receive equity-free support, credits for Google products, and continue to work closely with Google back in their home country. Further, shortlisted startups will undergo intensive mentoring from more than 20 Google teams, and expert mentors from top technology companies and VCs in Silicon Valley.

As per the Google, the current batch will be introduced to the new curriculum that will help the startups to dig deeper into machine learning and artificial intelligence. It will further help them to leverage Google's latest technologies to scale their apps.

Here are the six shortlisted startups from India:

EdGE Networks: Founded in 2012, the startup is HR solutions provider powered by Artificial Intelligence.

FastFilmz: An app for fans of South Indian movies.

IndiaLends: Credit underwriting and analytics platform for unsecured consumer lending.

RailYatri: Intelligent, big data platform that leverages crowd-sourced content to help long distance travellers.

RecipeBook: Intelligent solutions in food and retail powered by deep learning computer vision.

SigTuple: Powered by data-driven intelligence, the startup is smart screening solutions.

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