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Facebook Accelerator: Commerce Program 2021 for Innovative Commerce Startups

Facebook Accelerator: Commerce is a 12-week non-equity program supporting innovative commerce startups who renew shopping experiences for buyers and sellers. 

Application Deadline: 31st August 2020

Apply now! Applications are evaluated and selected on an ongoing basis, so we strongly recommend applying early.

About the Award: At Facebook, our focus has long been to bring people together and build community. We are committed to the startup ecosystem and believe that by connecting, training, and growing entrepreneurs through our programs, Facebook can empower people to solve relevant, meaningful  problems.

In this critical time, Facebook is doubling down on commerce and accelerating its work to enable every business to sell online and help people gain inspiration, discover and buy the products they love. Our commerce vision is one unified shopping experience across all Facebook apps. We can’t achieve this alone, so we are looking for startups to build technology with us.

Type: Entrepreneurship


Commerce solutions we are looking for:

  • Technology that makes it quick and easy for companies to upload and manage inventory online
  • Solutions that enrich product catalog functionality and intelligence
  • Shopping experiences that help buyers in their consideration phase to make more informed purchasing decisions
  • New and interesting solutions that drive innovation and enhanced
    shopping experiences

Commerce startups we are looking for:

  • Headquartered in Europe, Middle East or Africa
  • B2B or B2B2C startups with Seed to Series A maturity
  • Evidence of significant progress in business growth and revenue
  • Product that is focused on driving value for customers
  • Groundbreaking technology or research 
  • Diverse and focused leadership team that is hungry to learn from and collaborate with Facebook

Eligible Countries: Countries in Europe, Middle East or Africa

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • MENTORSHIP: You will have a dedicated Facebook mentor who will provide guidance on product development and business growth.
  • TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS: You will benefit form a comprehensive content program covering product innovation and business growth in the commerce space.
  • FACEBOOK PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGIES: You will have a family of products and technologies at your disposal geared to help your business grow. 
  • VALUABLE NETWORK: You will have an opportunity to connect with talented founders of innovative commerce startups in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and deepen connections with Facebook experts representing various fields of expertise.

Duration of Award: 12 weeks

How to Apply: Apply here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details