The Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator, built in tandem with innovation agency coLab, is inviting leaders in technology, innovation, and social entrepreneurship to help them accomplish one goal: leave the world better than we found it.
The Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator will use leading-edge technology, like 5G, MEC, Big Data, AI, and XR to drive meaningful social change. This new initiative is part of Citizen Verizon, Verizon’s plan for economic, environmental and social advancement. With this accelerator program, Verizon is building a community of innovators, problem solvers, and partners to help these startups develop and deploy their solutions to those most in need.
Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator will run 2 cohorts per year, each focused on an area where technology can create opportunities to build a more equitable future. Each cohort will put 5-7 seed stage & series A startups on an accelerated growth trajectory, supported by a host of mentors, community leaders, and partners.
Startups will gain access to Verizon’s cutting-edge technology, funding to scale, and pitching opportunities among influential figures in the industry. Mentors, speakers, and partners will join the biggest names in technology in a social innovation movement, drawing national attention through media coverage and an original docuseries set to air across major streaming platforms.
For more information visit, check out the Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator website.
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