Turn opportunity into success.

Our philosophy

Verizon Ventures is the bridge between far-reaching concepts and the vast resources of Verizon. We’re free to navigate the growing edge of new platforms to find entrepreneurs and help them develop technology solutions many people may not even imagine today.

Work with an experienced, strategic, technology-venture partner right from the start.

Move the world forward by capitalizing on the capabilities of the Verizon 4G LTE and 5G Ultra Wideband networks.

Let us help you solve current and future challenges to improve how people live, work and play.

Our Focus

Early-stage, strategic investment opportunities in startups is where we shine. We help build long-term relationships and foster collaboration between founders and the Verizon teams that can accelerate growth and commercialization...

From network solutions to software as a service (SaaS) to artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and more, we’re closely aligned with every Verizon business unit. Verizon Ventures has a deep bench of investment professionals who bring a diverse set of qualifications and experience to navigate technology solutions in the following focus areas:


  • 5G network technologies
  • Next generation radios
  • Network virtualization and slicing
  • Mobile Edge Compute
  • Next gen transport and switching
  • Management, orchestration and automation


  • Immersive entertainment: artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR)
  • Video intelligence


  • Personalization
  • Smart home
  • Immersive Entertainment: AI, virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR) and volumetric capture
  • Fintech
  • Sports technology
  • Healthcare technology
  • Live streaming


  • Software as a service (SaaS)

-       Security

-       Privacy

-       Mobility

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Real-time Enterprise (RTE)