Indian Home Service startup FIXU selected for FbStart’ programme

FIXU, a Home Service Aggregator platform,
has been selected for Facebook’s developer-focused “FbStart” programme and becomes first Startup from Hyderabad receiving
access to $40,000 worth of credits and services from the social networking
giant. Launched last year, “FbStart” helps developers grow their startups by
leveraging valuable tools and services, worldwide events and opportunities to
engage with the Facebook team.
Under the programme, FIXU would
also receive mentoring from Menlo Park- headquartered tech giant’s engineering
teams, the company said in a statement.
Vamshi Krishna, co-founder, FIXU says, “‘FbStart’ programme will be an
immense boost to us at this phase of our evolution. Receiving mentorship from
the pioneer of social networking will bring a huge opportunity for us to lead
the Home Service revolution in India within the next couple of years,” 

The start-up will also get a
chance to get access to the exclusive community of Facebook’s developers and
worldwide events. The programme provides free access to more than 25 services
including open source tools like React Native, FB Login and Account Kit and App
India is the largest market for
FbStart outside the US. According to the product partnerships team at Facebook,
over 75 percent of top-grossing apps in India get integrated with Facebook.