AnnouncingVerizon
Forward for Good
Accelerator

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.

Funding

$50,000 to help
you scale.

Tech Coaching

Guidance from Verizon technical experts.

Events

Workshops with subject matter experts.

Exposure

Connections to launch your business forward.

Mentorship

1 : 1  mentorship & professional guidance.

Demo Day

Pitch your product to industry leaders.

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

Startups

Applications are open for Seed & Series-A startups building technology for the disability community.

Subject Matter Experts

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

Partners

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

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