Visible Connect: Year Two Social Kit
Help us get the word out!
What is Visible Connect?
Visible Connect is an annual social impact accelerator in partnership between Visible and Uncharted that brings clarity, capital, and connections to nonprofit startups that are changing their communities with mobile tech, tackling important issues such as hunger, housing, affordable medicines, and more.
Why does it matter?
Our phones are at the heart of what we do, connecting us with people, information, and opportunity.
As of 2018, 77% of all Americans own a smartphone as do 94% of 18-to-29-year-olds. What’s more, the percentage of households owning a smartphone that earn less than $30,000 per year has increased 12 points in the last year alone. And Americans don’t just own phones, they spend over three and a half hours per day on them.
For the 24 million Americans without access to internet, smartphones are unlocking new ways for people to get online. In fact, 1 in 5 cell phone users rely entirely on their devices for broadband internet. And once they are online, 60% of Americans use their phones to navigate important life events such as getting information on a health condition, applying to a new job, and gathering information on public welfare services.
The possibilities for social entrepreneurs to incorporate mobile technology into their services are limitless — and with the help of Visible Connect, they’re able to find new and creative ways to scale their impact.
How can I help get the word out to entrepreneurs?
We’re so glad you asked! Here’s what you can do to let nonprofit startups know about this opportunity.
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Exciting opportunity for nonprofit startups! @ThisIsUncharted and @Visible are teaming up for year two of #VisibleConnect, an accelerator that includes a $15k grant and ongoing mentorship. Apply by 5/26. www.uncharted.org/program/visible-connect-year-two
Social entrepreneurs — are you looking for clarity, connections, and capital? Apply for #VisibleConnect, @ThisIsUncharted’s 9-month accelerator with @Visible for nonprofit startups using mobile tech to change their communities. Details: www.uncharted.org/program/visible-connect-year-two
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