Facebook Accelerator London Program, at LDN_LAB, is accepting the application from startups that are harnessing the power of technology to have a transformative impact on the world. Startups across all impact themes and particularly favor those working to improve digital connectivity barriers are welcome to apply. Moreover, startups not based in the UK will receive special provisions in place for digital connectivity.
Facebook Accelerator London is a 12-week program to support talented startups who are building technology to create impact at scale. LDN_LAB is a dedicated space for startups, located in the London Rathbone office. Moreover, it leverages the knowledge and experience within Facebook to support the most impactful technology startups across the UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Facebook Accelerator London accommodates entrepreneurs from rural areas. Moreover, attending the accelerator opens up the opportunity to use Facebook resources. Hence, a startup can receive benefits such as:
Mentorship: Facebook employees act as specialized mentors. They include product managers, data scientists, marketers, recruitment specialists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and industry experts.
Training & Workshops: The accelerator program runs 3 bootcamps in London, which include practical workshops in product, engineering, growth, and impact. Startups working to improve digital connectivity will receive travel sponsorship.
Office Space: Free office space at LDN_LAB, based in the heart of the Facebook office.
Facebook Products and Technologies: Startups can access Facebook products and technologies to help their business grow. Also, Facebook offers its expertise in connectivity technology.
Community and Connections: Become a part of a vibrant startup and developer community. Also, access Facebook’s rich network of global operators, industry and government partners.
Partners: Facebook is partners with world-class organizations that can bring the best network and advice. This includes Facebook Connectivity, as well as Founders Intelligence, a global network of leading tech entrepreneurs and investors.
Applicants across UK, Europe, Middle East, and Africa are eligible for the Facebook Accelerator London Program if they are:
Candidates can apply for the Facebook Accelerator London Program by completing and submitting the online application form. Moreover, the candidates will require to provide information regarding their startups.
A selection panel will select the application of eligible candidates on a rolling basis and decide upon the interview. Final candidates selected after the interview must attend the program starting from 18th November to 13th December. The Second Phase of the Program starts from 6th January until 28th February.
Also, candidates will need to be available for bootcamps at LDN_LAB on the following dates;
First Bootcamp: 18th – 22nd November 2019
Second Bootcamp: 6th – 10th January 2020
Third Bootcamp: 24th – 28th February 2020
LDN_LAB accepts the application for the Facebook Accelerator London on a rolling basis until 18 October 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are ineligible for the Accelerator Program.