The tech giant now has six verified agencies in India out of the worldwide total of 25.
Further expanding the Google Developers Agency Program, the company has announced a second group of certified Indian agencies trained by the tech giant. The tech giant now has six verified partners that India, they include Cognitive Clouds, Mutual Mobile, TechJini, Divum, [x]cube LABS, and GoodWorkLabs.
The Google Developer Agency Program was started in 2015, and it provides special training in using Google technologies, access to the latest Google products and application programming interface (APIs), as well as one on one support from Google. There are also invites to special events and early access programs, along with the chance to showcase their applications at these platforms.
In a statement, David McLaughlin, Director, Global Developer Ecosystem, said, “India has a large population of developers and agencies that are catering to the growing demands of building the next generation of solutions for India’s fast growing startup ecosystem… We are positive that through Developer Agency Programme, developers will be able to create great products that will benefit not only the agency but also the entire ecosystem in India.”
In order to get the certification, agencies must first be recognised members of the Google Developer Agency program and then apply for it. Once the application has been submitted, Google assesses the agency based on a number of criteria such as its level of participation in Google programs, standard of apps built, the technological prowess of its staff, and response from its customers.
If a company is found qualified enough, it is acknowledged as a Certified Agency. The company then has the permission to use the representational badge on any and all of its websites and promotional materials. This helps it stand apart from the competition and get recognised immediately by prospective clients. This program has influenced over 100 apps, with over 100 million users, since its launch.
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