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Accessing entrepreneurship with Next 36 alumna Maayan Ziv

May 02, 2017

Overcoming adversity is not for the faint of heart. Next 36 alumna Maayan Ziv, Founder of AccessNow, an app that finds and rates accessible restaurants, stores, hotels, and more worldwide, is working tirelessly to bring accessibility to the forefront of everyone’s minds.

“The idea is to actually build an inclusive community where we can all relate to what accessibility means.”

Living with muscular dystrophy, Ziv is a passionate and relentless advocate for creating a more accessible world. In 2015 she founded AccessNow, a mobile app that maps the accessibility status of locations worldwide. She has since been a regular media commentator on topics such as disability, diversity, and inclusion.

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