8 African e-commerce startups selected for Facebook Accelerator program

AFRICA – Eight African e-commerce startups have been selected to apply for a Facebook-run accelerator that will offer them access to mentorship and training as well as the company’s technologies and networks. Disrupt Africa reported in August on the launch of Facebook Accelerator: Commerce is a 12-week non-equity programme supporting innovative commerce startups who renew shopping experiences for buyers and sellers.  Throughout the virtual programme, the selected startups will have access to a dedicated Facebook mentor, comprehensive training, Facebook’s suite of products and technologies, and a valuable network of product experts and fellow…

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Facebook launches new program to help Moroccan SMEs expand their online presence

MOROCCO – Facebook, the world’s largest social media conglomerate, has launched a new program in Morocco called “Boost with Facebook” that aims to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) establish an effective online presence. According to a report by Morocco World News the Boost with Facebook program will train 1,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Morocco in social media business strategies. The training will be conducted online via educational tools on the company’s digital platforms: Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram. The move to train Moroccan SMEs which also aims to…

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