Facebook Accelerator: Commerce Programme 2020 for Innovative Commerce Startups

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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.

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


  • 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 toSeries 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

Program benefits


You will have a dedicated Facebook mentor who will provide guidance on product development and business growth.


You will benefit form a comprehensive content program covering product innovation and business growth in the commerce space.


You will have a family of products and technologies at your disposal geared to help your business grow. 


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.

Key dates

APPLICATIONS OPEN : 3 – 31 August 2020, 11:59:59pm BST

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

PROGRAM GOAL SETTING September – October 2020

with the successful applicants

PROGRAM DATES October 2020 – February 2021

12-week program of workshops and  mentoring during this time frame.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying for this Facebook Accelerator Programme, kindly follow the link below to apply

Click here to apply for the Facebook Accelerator Programme 2020

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