Facebook Accelerator London (LDN_LAB) runs a
12-week programme to support talented startups who are building technology to
create impact at scale.
LDN_LAB is a dedicated space for startups,
located in our London Rathbone office. They leverage the knowledge and
experience within Facebook to support the most impactful technology startups
across the UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
For this programme they are especially
interested in those on a mission to expand digital connectivity around the
At Facebook, they’re driven by building new
experiences that meaningfully improve people’s lives today and set the stage
for even bigger improvements in the future. We can’t do this alone. We’re
looking for startups building technology to create positive impact at scale.
Focus on Connectivity
For this programme, they’re issuing a special
call to those working to improve internet connectivity. To help bring people
online to a faster internet, Facebook Connectivity is dedicating resources to
help startups who are building solutions to longstanding connectivity barriers,
significant percentage of the world lack the infrastructure available to access
the internet, and get online
with internet coverage, a large part of the population are unable to afford
data and/or devices
know there’s a significant struggle for many to find or become aware of content
on the internet that is relevant.
a lack sufficient digital literacy to engage online, and we’re eager to solve
note: LDN_LAB still welcome applications from startups creating impact outside
of the connectivity theme.
Part 1: Monday 18th November – Friday 13th
Part 2: Monday 6th January – Friday 28th
You will need to be available for the
bootcamps at LDN_LAB on the following dates;
Bootcamp 1 : 18th – 22nd November
Bootcamp 2: 6th – 10th January
Bootcamp 3: 24th – 28th February
pool of employees act as specialised mentors. They include product managers,
data scientists, marketers, recruitment specialists, engineers, entrepreneurs
and industry experts.
Training & Workshops
will run 3 bootcamps in London, which include practical workshops in product,
engineering, growth, and impact. Startups working to improve digital
connectivity will receive travel sponsorship.
Free office space at LDN_LAB, based in the heart
of our Facebook office.
Facebook Products and Technologies
have a family of products and technologies geared to help your business grow,
and we have deep expertise in connectivity technology.
Community and Connections
a part of a vibrant startup and developer community. Access our rich network of
global operators, industry and government partners.
partnered with world-class organizations to bring you the best network and
advice. This includes Facebook Connectivity, our division for improving
internet connectivity, and Founders Intelligence, a global network of leading
tech entrepreneurs and investors.
is looking for companies that are harnessing the power of technology to have a
transformative impact on the world.
welcome startups across all impact themes and particularly favour those working
to improve digital connectivity barriers. We will have special provisions in
place for connectivity startups that are not based in the UK.
can accommodate remote participation; however, we require all startups in the
programme to attend 2 – 3 bootcamps in London.
Eligible Regions: UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
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