Future Cities

Improving the lives of the poor and vulnerable in U.S. cities.

In partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, the Future Cities Accelerator pulled in business leaders, investors, and technical support so ventures could solve critical challenges cities face.
A dozen passengers aboard a train in a city.

Read about the selected ventures in Fast Company and CNN Money along with our learnings in our Learning Report.


Meet the selected participants


What participants receive

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$100K in Funding

Each venture received a $100,000 grant from Uncharted.

Rapid Prototyping

Online training in rapid prototyping from former UX Lead at Google X.

In-Person Bootcamp

5-day, in-person bootcamp in Denver, focused on building a plan for scale.

Mentorship Team

1:1 mentor meetings, and 3-4 mentors committed to 6-12 months of formal advising.

Social Capital Markets

Access to a customized funder event at SOCAP, the world's largest impact investor gathering.

Financial Modeling

20 hours of pro bono financial model building from a professional financial architect.

Executive Coach

1:1 executive leadership coaching for 3-6 months to help each entrepreneur grow as a leader.

Fundraising Coach

1:1 fundraising coach for 9 months from For Impact, an org that's raised over $2 billion.


Meet a sampling of world-class mentors supporting this initiative

They are dedicated to personalized mentorship, guidance, and pro bono work to help tackle your organization’s trickiest challenges.

Timeline of events


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