The programme will be a 12-week training that will begin in November. The selected startups will gain access to the knowledge and expertise of Facebook employees. Additionally, the startups will have practical workshops in product, engineering expertise and training, growth, impact, and bespoke mentorship.
The programme will be hosted inside Facebook’s London tech office, how cool is that! The programme will run in partnership with the Founders Forum Group’s digital consultancy agency and the Founders Intelligence.
Experts specialized in Product managers, data scientists, marketers, recruitment specialists and engineers from Facebook will offer the mentorship to the startups involved in the programme.
“Innovation is at the heart of Facebook and today we are opening up our London accelerator programme to Africa. The selected startups will gain access to experts from across Facebook including those working in AR, blockchain and AI. We hope that through this programme we can help nurture a new cohort of businesses that make a positive impact on the world,” said Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president (VP) of EMEA at Facebook.
All interested Startups can apply here.
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