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Google Cloud Next ’23: What startups can expect at the event

August 25, 2023
Helene Ambiana

Global SMB & Startups Marketing Director

Don't just dream big, live it at Google Cloud Next '23. We're thrilled that thousands of startups have registered for Cloud Next and are looking to learn how Google Cloud can help them scale. This year, we've built out a dedicated experience for startups, which comes to life at the Startup Lounge.

The Startup Lounge is a place where startups will be inspired by AI-powered content, attend exclusive networking events with other startup founders, VCs and Google Cloud executives, and collaborate in a coworking area. In the Startup Lounge, we’ll offer three days packed with immersive experiences from startups such as Dialpad, Cockroach Labs, and Sentry.io, inspiring sessions, 1:1 expert office hours, and the Founder's Reception, a celebration for startups at the conclusion of Next. We're excited to have a space and atmosphere to help startups take advantage of Google Cloud's resources and supercharge their growth.

A new startup takeover experience in the Startup Lounge

Get up close and personal with successful startups who have been a part of the Google for Startups Cloud Program. The startup takeover experience showcases the immersive experiences created by successful founders that are built on Google Cloud.  

On day one, Tuesday 29th, we’ll be featuring how Dialpad uses AI to help certain basketball teams stay connected anywhere throughout the world. We’ll also give startups a chance to win tickets to a basketball game for this upcoming season.

Woof will also be in the lounge with positive dog trainers and their dogs performing tricks and other fun experiences. They’ll also promote the launch of an exciting new feature that will bring you closer to your pet. You’ll be able to grab some gear for your pet while learning how Google Cloud helps Woof AI make it easier to train your animal.

On day two, Wednesday 30th, Cockroach Labs and Aiven will transform the lounge into a gaming experience that you will not want to miss, followed by Sentry.io and Vercel who will whisk attendees away into an unforgettable and relaxing experience, complete with a chance to win $1,000 in airfare to a weekend paradise. But, how these two activations show up is a complete secret and you will have to stop by the lounge to find out and participate. 

And each day, as a special treat, Dapper Labs will be in the lounge to demonstrate how Google Cloud powers the Flow Blockchain. Dapper Labs has built an immersive experience that lets attendees collect up to 12 exclusive NFTs built on Google Cloud’s Vertex AI solution. Plus, there will be an NFT Gallery on display each day showcasing some of the most popular collectible moments in the NBA, NFL, and UFC. 

Supercharge your startup with custom-built programming at Next ‘23. 

To ensure you get the best out of Next ‘23, we’ve created a playlist covering some of the most important topics facing startups today. Through these sessions you can learn how to solve your startup’s biggest challenges using AI, how to scale using Google Cloud, and give you practical advice on monetization strategies and how to secure venture capital funding. There is something for everyone including a well-deserved spotlight on female-founded and led sessions and inspirational founder stories. To register, simply click on “Add to Agenda”. 

Can’t attend in person? Register for a digital pass

If you can’t attend Google Cloud Next '23 in person, don't worry! You can still access the sessions by registering for a digital pass. This gives you unlimited access to all keynotes (live — as they happen!) and breakout sessions the day after they floor. Register for your digital pass today.

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco or online at Digital Next, as well as at upcoming physical and digital events in your community.

If you want to learn more about how Google Cloud can help your startup, visit our page here to get more information about our program, and sign up for our communications to get a look at our community activities, digital events, special offers, and more.

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