Facebook and G-Startup Worldwide Join Forces to Support High Potential Startups Globally

In News, Press Releases, Startup Competition by MeganL

Menlo Park, CA: G-Startup Worldwide and Facebook’s FbStart program announced today that they are teaming up to further accelerate the global startup ecosystem. Effective immediately, the winner and finalists in each G-Startup Worldwide program will be accepted into FbStart. Additionally, the 1st place winner from each region will receive a $5,000 Facebook ad credit, a trip to Silicon Valley to compete on Sand Hill Road for the G-Startup Worldwide Global Championship and a chance for a minimum $250,000 investment from the GWC Innovator Fund.

G-Startup Worldwide is hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2017 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Mexico City, Pebble Beach, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley.

“We are excited to partner with the G-Startup Worldwide competition to recognize and reward innovative startups that are paving the way for many aspiring entrepreneurs. FbStart is designed to enable mobile startups to scale their business, and we are committed to bringing the tools and support available in the program to GMIC’s global audience,” said Alan Masarsky, Marketing Manager at Facebook.

FbStart is a Facebook’s global program to help startup founders and developers build and grow their products. FbStart members receive free credits to tools and services from Facebook partners, as well as year-round opportunities to connect directly with the Facebook’s product experts for technical and professional support. For more information on FbStart, visit www.fbstart.com.

All G-Startup Worldwide finalists will join this exclusive community, receive ad credits from Facebook and get benefits from more than 30 partners, including AWS, Dropbox, Sales-Force Pitchbook and MailChimp.

“As the world’s most prestigious startup competition with alumni raising over $11.6B, we pride ourselves on helping our startups connect with investors and strategics. To do this, we partner with the word’s best corporations and firms. Facebook is a natural partner and their startup program, FbStart, will provide amazing benefits to our alumni.” said Barrett Parkman, co-founder of GWC & G-Startup Worldwide.

To access the benefits of G-Startup Worldwide and FbStart Any eligible startup from around the world may apply here.
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About G-Startup Worldwide:

G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find high-potential, early stage startups, invest in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world. The G-Startup Worldwide program invests over $1,000,000 in startups annually.

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