Innovation Programs

Incubating next-gen 
connected devices

Turning ideas into a reality

The Verizon Innovation Program works with companies of all sizes to bring their nontraditional connected solutions to market. The program is open to mid-stage innovators and start-ups who want to integrate the power of our 4G LTE technology on an existing wireless product or service. When you join the Verizon Innovation Program, you'll work with some of the most experienced professionals in the extended wireless community.

Growing participation
members in innovation program
developers hosted on platform
Network coverage
U.S. wireless coverage

Go inside our Innovations Centers.

Dan Murphy, director of the Verizon Innovation Program, sheds light on the program and its work in partnering with organizations big and small to remove obstacles and help bring good ideas to market.

Bringing good ideas to market

Our Innovation Centers, co-located with our Innovation Labs in Boston and San Francisco, feature state-of-the-art showcases of visionary ideas, commercial products, and innovative solutions still in-progress. The centers provide the technical resources needed to test and optimize products in a real-world environment, so you can take it to market faster.

Verizon Ventures Forum

Verizon Ventures takes tremendous pride in hosting Venture Forum events each year. They gather leading executives from startups, venture capital firms, and corporate peers to discuss topics shaping the year's tech and business landscape.

Verizon Ventures provides smart funding for driven entrepreneurs.

Verizon Ventures seeks and invests in promising entrepreneurial companies that are tackling some of today's biggest challenges. We’re proud to connect innovation and opportunity, and back big new ideas with funding, domain expertise and strategic connections. Over the last decade we've worked with more than 40 companies covering a range of industries, technologies and market segments.


ThingSpace is our web-based IoT development platform. Think of it as a simplified IoT workspace for developers to help take ideas from prototype to production and to market.

Careers with Verizon Labs

Verizon Labs is our research and development arm focused developing and testing new technologies.