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Facebook to team up with co-working spaces in India to set up 'Innovation Hubs'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Social networking giant Tuesday said it will collaborate with co-working spaces in to set up 'Hubs' for startups.

These Hubs -- to be set up in Delhi, and -- will help foster by hosting mentor hours and trainings for startups.

"At ..access to resources, people and networks can be a powerful catalyst for their growth," and Satyajeet Singh said.

That is why Facebook is creating programmes that can fuel startups to build businesses of tomorrow through mentoring, regular trainings, workshops and meetups, he added.

He said within this year, Facebook has worked closely with over 200 startups through its programmes - Innovation Hub, SheLeadsTech and Code for the Next Billion.

Besides, Facebook is also expanding efforts in smaller cities, including Jaipur, Panjim, Kochi, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar, and via SheLeadsTech Roadshow to inspire more women to think technology and entrepreneurship.

Currently, SheLeadsTech programme supports over 170 women founded startups in 24 cities by providing access to community, tools, mentorship and resources to build a in technology.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 21:00 IST