Today, Verizon Ventures, in partnership with R/GA, announces the eight companies chosen for their Media Tech Venture Studio. The selected companies represent the future of media and content across video creation and consumption, data analytics, eSports, commerce, video delivery performance, machine learning, and personalization.
Beginning today, the companies selected for the program will have the opportunity to work closely with Verizon Ventures and Verizon’s digital media businesses on product and technology projects, as well as R/GA’s award-winning strategic marketing, consulting, branding, design, and technology teams. In addition, participants will be able to leverage Verizon’s and R/GA’s networks of investors, mentors, and global brand leaders from Fortune 100 consumer, enterprise, and technology companies.
The program invites applications from growth-stage and innovative early-stage companies from around the world that are developing disruptive technologies that will shape the future of digital entertainment and media. Up to ten companies will be selected to participate in the program.
Program areas of interest include:
Competitive equity investment terms and founder-friendly program schedule
Unparalleled access to Verizon technology platforms and senior product leaders
Program to be held at a Verizon’s new, state-of-the-art, co-working facility in New York City’s Flatiron district
Mentors, partnerships, and strategic support from the Verizon and R/GA networks
Strategic marketing, design, development, and branding services from R/GA
Invite-only Demo Event at program conclusion
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