Facebook Sets up Facebook Hubs to Nurture Indian Startups
Facebook launched Facebook Hubs to foster innovation and provide valuable support to budding entrepreneurs across 20 locations spanning length and breadth of the country. Partnering with 91springboard, Facebook will host mentor hours and trainings, workshops, roundtable discussions across the locations in nine cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Navi Mumbai and Goa.
Commenting on this, Satyajeet Singh, Product Partnerships – Head, Facebook India & South Asia, says, “Facebook Hubs stem from our mission to provide startups with the infrastructure, mentorship and support they need to grow and scale their operations ethically and sustainably. We have already worked with hundreds of startups through our various programs and by teaming up with 91springboard we hope to reach out to more, to fuel India’s startup ecosystem with a vision to build businesses of tomorrow. Facebook Hubs are in line with our vision of developing robust, sustainable programs, conducive places and meaningful partnerships with relevant ecosystem partners to boost India’s dynamic startup engine and enable it to provide a further push to India's entrepreneurial zeal”.
Designed as catalysts to facilitate community learning, Facebook Hubs are part of Facebook’s vision to empower innovators everywhere to drive economic growth, build robust ecosystems, and create social value. It will also include co working community hosting, planning and organizing structured activities like learning and skill development programs for startups and entrepreneurs to help scale the businesses.
“We are truly proud and delighted to join forces with Facebook. India has some incredible things happening in the startup ecosystem and our partnership to enable Facebook Hubs will provide entrepreneurs access to knowledge, tools and resources that will give them a massive competitive edge,”, comments, Anand Vemuri, CEO, 91springboard.
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