Our partnership with Google for Startups enabled us to offer deep engagement to 2GI Tech Cohort Founders. Additionally, they provided one-on-one mentorship from Googlers, branded storytelling and focus groups, a short film documentary, and best practices playbooks which empower us to connect with Disabled Founders around the world.
Thanks to our partners from the Innovation Lab at KPMG Ignition we were able to secure expert mentorship for 2022 Disability Cohort Founders. Their support is driving greated community engagement within disability spaces, and connecting Founders with Disabilities with the cutting edge technology they need to thrive.
Collaborating with Capital One Bank provided executive leadership coaching to Disabled Cohort Founders, while also connecting them with focused one-on-one mentorship essential to their success. Capital One Bank [has/will] also help[ed] us graduate Founders to the next phase of their journey by being a judge at our Cohort Pitch competition[s]
The support of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has been essential to the success of our Disability Cohorts. Because of their partnership we [are/have been] able to provide four Accelerator Cohort Pitch events in 2022, connecting countless Founders with Disabilities to essential funding opportunities and exciting new possibilities.
2Gether-International is excited to work with the SBA & National Disability Institute to connect with Disabled Founders in the DMV area and beyond. Thanks to their support we launched our first ever DMV Disabled Founders Cohort in 2022, and look forward to uplifting the work of disabled entrepreneurs and small business owners in the DMV area for many years to come.
Our partnership with the Loreen Arbus Foundation empowered us to launch the first ever Women's Cohort, connecting women with disabilities to the resources they need to take their high-growth, high-impact startups to the next level. This cohort saw incredible success, with one of the program's alumni - Keely Cat-Wells - going on to have her agency acquired by a leading global commerce company. Read the full story here.
The support of the Comcast NBC Universal has been essential to the success of our first ever BIPOC Cohort. Because of their partnership we're able to provide opportunities to under-served communities and connect BIPOC Founders with Disabilities to mentors, funding, and opportunities to grow their business.