Startup Accelerator Program: A chance to win $50,000

Startup Accelerator Program: A chance to win $50,000

Startup Accelerator Program has been announced by Verizon Forward for Good. Do not miss this $50,000 that will help you scale.

Working with the disability community, they’re unlocking more than access. Together they’re advancing new technology to unlock opportunity for all.

They’re looking for startups building technology for the disability community with 5G, MEC, AI, & XR. Our goal is to help you scale.

Startups who authentically integrate people with disabilities into executive leadership roles, and have validated their solutions within the disability community.

They are committed to working with mentors, partners, and subject matter experts with deep and meaningful connections to diverse groups of disability communities.

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 original docuseries set to air across major streaming platforms.

Benefits of this Startup Accelerator Program

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.

Unlocking more than access

The term ‘accessibility’ implies providing access to a world with limits. Together, they can do more—they can unlock opportunity for all. Applications are now open to startups building technology solutions for the disability community. Areas of opportunity include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • IoT Home Solutions;
  • Real-Time Navigation;
  • Future Workspaces;
  • Telemedicine;
  • Online Education;
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality
  • Haptics & Tactile Internet;
  • Gaming;
  • Entertainment
  • Autonomous Vehicles.

Program Goals/Stages

  • Business model & value proposition;
  • Customer & domain discovery;
  • User testing;
  • Product road mapping;
  • Financials;
  • Sales & partnerships;
  • Fundraising;
  • Pitching.

Application Deadline: 1 November 2021

To apply visit here

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