Verizon Media Tech Venture Studio w RGA
Developing the Future of Digital Entertainment and Media
The Verizon Media Tech Venture Studio with R/GA invites applications from growth-stage and innovative early-stage companies developing disruptive technologies that will shape the future of digital entThe Verizon Media Tech Venture Studio with R/GA invites applications from growth-stage and innovative early-stage companies developing disruptive technologies that will shape the future of digital entertainment and media. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to; content creation and optimization, VR/AR, AI, image recognition, mesh networks, and other emerging platforms.
The program will provide our selected companies with the opportunity to work closely with Verizon Ventures, Verizon’s digital media businesses, and Verizon’s technology and product platforms.
With all R/GA Venture Studio programs, the selected companies will also have the opportunity to work directly with R/GA’s award-winning strategic marketing, consulting, branding, design, and technology teams. In addition, participants are 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.
Up to ten companies from around the world will be selected to participate in the program, which will be run out of the new, Verizon-powered space in New York City’s Flatiron district. The workspace will enable the companies to interact with intrapreneurs developing new concepts, as well as product leaders from AOL and Verizon Labs.
Program areas of interest include:
● Cognitive Content and Customization
● Content Creation & Storytelling Innovation
● Virtual and Augmented Reality
● Image Recognition & Video Analysis
● Video Analytics & Optimization
● AI & Machine Learning
● eSports & Gaming
● Messaging & Chatbot Services
● Voice Activation & Natural Language Processing
● Sports Media & Sponsorship Technologies
● Predictive Analytics
● Sensor Technologies
● Peer-to-Peer & Mesh Networks
While the program is particularly interested in these categories, it remains open to any application that can impact the future of digital media on a global scale. more