Visible Connect

Visible Connect

Bringing visibility to organizations that are changing communities with mobile tech.

More than ever, nonprofit startups are finding creative new ways to create impact remotely. Enter Visible Connect, a virtual accelerator program in a renewed partnership with Visible, a digital phone service. Over the course of 9 months, we'll provide six nonprofits with philanthropic capital, ongoing mentorship, and other support to help them scale across our communities.

Non Profits

We’re partnering with 6 nonprofit startups to make a difference in our communities.

Meet our 2019 nonprofit partners.

Empower Work is building a future where every person is supported, valued, and empowered at work. They provide immediate, confidential support - emotional and tactical - for tough work situations via SMS. 

Good Call protects the rights of marginalized communities by providing immediate access to legal support in case of arrest.

LitLab accelerates underserved children's learning to narrow the opportunity gap. Their products revolutionize the way ELL families ensure their children's academic and lifelong success. 

The Objective Zero Foundation combats suicide within the military community by enhancing access to wellness resources and peer support. 

UPchieve is a free, online platform that connects low-income students with live tutors anytime they need it. 

WeThrive equips underestimated youth to own their future by helping teachers increase classroom engagement, real-world learning and future-readiness by creating student-run companies, earning real revenues. 

Our inaugural cohort of nonprofit startups in 2018 used mobile technology to create meaningful impact for more than 5.5 million lives.

CareerVillage: CareerVillage is a platform where underserved students receive free career advice by crowdsourcing a group of more than 15,000 professionals who share their stories, experience, and offer personalized recommendations.


Fed40: Mobile app designed to disrupt hunger in America delivers 40 free, healthy meals to those in need and provides services to help them become food secure.


FreeFrom: FreeFrom is on a mission to dismantle the nexus between gender-based violence and financial insecurity via their online platform that financially empowers survivors of domestic violence.


IssueVoter: Motivates all citizens to get involved. IssueVoter sends alerts about new Congressional bills in plain language with an automated option to send your vote to your local Congress representative. mobile app offers tools and legal guidance to urban tenants facing harassment and poor housing conditions to build well-documented legal cases and connect with advocates.


Onward: Onward helps low-to-moderate income workers to build financial cushions with direct savings from their paychecks, and its mobile app encourages financial literacy with access to responsible credit and behavior-based tips


Real Talk: Real Talk uses real stories by real teens via a secure, mobile app to bring sex education into the 21st century. Teens can easily access and engage with content that will positively shape their sexual health knowledge and behaviors, and share real stories with their peers on growing pains, bullying, and online safety.


SIRUM: SIRUM’s platform connects organizations with surplus medications to patients in need. This nonprofit has created a patented a delivery system to make medicines available to those who can’t afford them while reducing medical waste.


TalkingPoints: Multilingual texting platform to improve the parent-teacher connection. Teachers and schools use TalkingPoints app to communicate with parents via text messages that auto translate into the family’s native language and translates their responses into English.