Facebook Announces First fbFund Presentations

Facebook has gone through all the applications for the fbFund and have now chosen a select group of individuals to present. They sent out the following letter to selected participants:

Thanks for submitting a proposal to fbFund. After reviewing your submission, we’d like to meet you in person. Congratulations!

We’re scheduling a series of events around the US at which we invite you to give a 10-minute presentation of your proposal.

We’re currently planning the following events:

Silicon Valley: Monday afternoon, 1/7/08, 11:30am – 1:30pm
San Francisco: Tuesday evening, 1/8/08, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
New York City: Thursday evening, 1/10/08, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

If you can’t make these dates or locations, don’t worry — we’re scheduling additional events, and will invite you to the next round.

If you’d like to present during this round, please respond to this mail with the event you’d like to attend. Otherwise, please respond with your location so we can be sure to schedule an event closer to you during the next round. Please note that we would like to see mockups of your application or a working application during your presentation.

When we receive your request, we’ll respond with a confirmation and additional details about the event. We may not be able to accommodate all requests for this round of events — if we can’t meet you this round, we’ll invite you to a future event.

Of course, if you’ve pursued other funding and are no longer interested in fbFund, congratulations to you as well — please let us know and we’ll remove your submission from our records.

Thanks, and happy holidays,
Ami Vora
The fbFund team

While I haven’t received copies of fbFund submissions I’m sure that this is a fairly select group of individuals. It will be interesting to see the first applications that launch after receiving funding from the fbFund. Looks like we are months away from seeing the first round of apps given that the initial presentations have yet to take place.