Nasscom to partner with Facebook to mentor start-ups in India


Industry body Nasscom has partnered with Facebook to launch a new initiative to support app and mobile developers in India. Under this initiative, Nasscom will invite developers and students through an invitation based process.

Considering India has large number of user base for Internet with majority of Mobile users, the initiative is named ‘Leaders Building for the Next Billion Program’.

Facebook will fund the creation of this track at ‘Nasscom 10,000 startups’ and accepts partners to tie up with Tech companies to expand the program.

Facebook also mentioned that the participants will also qualify to additional $80,000 worth of support through our FBStart programme and additional ad credits to help grow their business.