Call on your portfolio companies
Use your capital influence to drive change. Ask your portfolio companies what support they need to make their tech more accessible and call on them to take the pledge with you by sharing this page.Find Accessibility Partners
Do your accessibility diligence
As you’re evaluating startups to invest in, add an accessibility audit or free W.A.V.E. screening into your diligence process. Investing in accessible startups delivers many perks (like better SEO!) and mitigates future legal and financial liabilities.
Know where the market's going
According to the CDC, >25% of American adults reported having a disability, and that number is expected to grow as Baby Boomers encounter age-related changes in their sight, hearing, memory, and motor function. Per a 2018 study, adults with disabilities control $490 billion in disposable income, making accessible commerce a practical path towards growth.Read AIR’s purchasing power study