Facebook announces accelerator programmes to boost tech innovation in India
Facebook on Monday announced accelerator programmes that will help tech start-ups, developers and students in India build products using emerging technologies.
These programmes are designed to help unlock the potential of advanced technologies, including Virtual Reality (VR).
So far, more than 60,000 small businesses have been trained by Facebook in India, including 12,000 women entrepreneurs, through Boost and SheMeansBusiness.
Facebook’s network and reach have ensured that more than 250 million people from around the world are connected to a business in India. In fact, Facebook’s new offering, Workplace, also saw India become its largest market.