The program, which was developed using a sprint method, selects between 25 and 30 startups to participate in for 12 weeks and offers them access to first-class speakers, mentors and resources.
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Facebook and MassChallenge Mexico presented a new acceleration program called Facebook Accelerator: connectivityThey are looking for startups in the growth phase that solve complex connectivity problems.
The program, developed using a sprint method, selects between 25 and 30 startups to participate in for 12 weeks and gives them access to world-class Facebook, MassChallenge speakers, mentors and resources.
The main goal of this initiative is to find innovative and useful solutions that will help solve serious connectivity problems, focusing on two key components: availability (solutions for providing infrastructure to access the Internet) and affordability (models that do more allow) people can pay internet access).
Startups wishing to apply must be headquartered on the American continent or operate in any country in the region, be a technology-based company that solves connectivity problems, has traction, and wants to integrate Facebook tools into your solution.
Image: Recording via Facebook Accelerator: connectivity
“We see Facebook Accelerator: Connectivity as the perfect opportunity for startups across the continent to fill digital gaps to provide better development opportunities for communities that really need it,” said Camila Lecaros, managing director of MassChallenge Mexico.
The conference call will open on Monday, August 3, and ends on September 11. The participating startups are selected from a series of assessment panels that are carried out by specialists from both organizations. The finalist startups will be announced in October and the program will start in early November.
To request or review more information about the call, visit the official website for more information about the call.