Forward for Good

Join our ongoing initiative to support start-ups leveraging technology to make a social impact.
The Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator is part of Citizen Verizon, our business plan for economic, environmental, and social advancement to help move the world forward for all.

On a mission to leave the world better than we found it, we’re accelerating emerging solutions using 5G, MEC, Big Data, AI, & XR.

Get your technology into the hands of those who need it.

What to expect

Over 16 weeks, startups will receive funding, working sessions with experts, hands-on mentorship, and the opportunity to create with the community that you’re building for.


$50,000 to help
you scale.

Tech Coaching

Guidance from Verizon technical experts.


Workshops with subject matter experts.


Connections to launch your business forward.


1 : 1  mentorship & professional guidance.

Demo Day

Pitch your product to industry leaders.

Opportunity should be a touch, tap, or swipe away.


Applications are now closed for our next cohort. To be notified of announcements, updates, and news subscribe to our newsletter.

Subject Matter Experts

Submissions are open for experts, advocates, and change agents to join the cohort as a mentor, panelist, or workshop leader.


Become a program partner and support our mission to advance new technology that unlocks opportunity for all.

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