Social networking giant Facebook has launched ‘Facebook Hubs’ in in 8 cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Navi Mumbai and Goa 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 conduct trainings, workshops, roundtable discussions as well as mentoring hours across 20 locations.
The initiative includes co-working community hosting, planning and organising structured activities such as learning and skill development programmes for budding entrepreneurs.
Facebook Hubs will be part of a global network for training and mentoring facilities for not just start-ups, but also developers, small and medium businesses, creators, and job seekers
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”.
“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.
Source – Business LineTop Featured Image – Reuters / Via
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