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Verizon Wireless Supports Local Startups

AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO/WHAT:

Startups begin with an idea – a game-changing idea.  Once entrepreneurs begin to make their idea a reality, however, they are challenged with expensive and complicated day-to-day business needs.  The original idea may suffer due to such challenges.  Verizon Wireless wants to change that.  Therefore, Power My Startup was created to support startups in the Texas region.




Power My Startup is a program that provides newly-minted startups with the tools they need to get their ideas off the ground.  Selected recipients will receive a toolkit with two Verizon smartphones, one 4G LTE tablet, a Jetpack and a Power Pack.




To launch Power My Startup, Verizon Wireless is hosting an invite-only event featuring Grammy-winning hip hop artist Big Boi on March 7 at the Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin.  




For event updates and information, or to apply for a Power My Startup kit, visit www.powermystartup.com or follow @powermystartup.



WHEN/WHERE:

Power My Startup (open to press, please RSVP)


Friday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.


Cedar Street Courtyard


208 W 4th Street


Austin, TX 78701                              

 

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks.  As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.  For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews

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