Monthly Archives: August 2018

Meet the Entrepreneur Revolutionizing Toys by Blending Physical and Digital Play

This series highlights each company in the 2018 class of the Comcast NBCUniversal Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The program kicked off in July and includes 10 companies from around the world building media, entertainment and connectivity companies. Yuting Su wants engaging, educational toys for her two-and-a-half-year-old son, Owen. There’s no doubt that touchscreens will be […]

Augmented Reality Made Easy: Welcome to the Age of wiARframe

This series highlights each company in the 2018 class of the Comcast NBCUniversal Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The program kicked off in July and includes 10 companies from around the world building media, entertainment and connectivity companies. Jeremiah Alexander is a self-proclaimed Sci-Fi geek. As a kid, he eagerly read as many Arthur C. Clarke […]

Messaging Meets Payments with alive5

This series highlights each company in the 2018 class of the Comcast NBCUniversal Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The program kicked off in July and includes 10 companies from around the world building media, entertainment and connectivity companies. It’s what startup leaders dream about — an acquisition offer. After a year-and-a-half spent creating software that enables […]

Pium: A Personalized Home Scent Experience

This series highlights each company in the 2018 class of the Comcast NBCUniversal Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The program kicked off in July and includes 10 companies from around the world building media, entertainment and connectivity companies. Winters in Ithaca, New York can be notoriously brutal. It’s cold. It’s snowy. It can make you depressed […]

Orai: The Cure for Public Speaking Phobias

This series highlights each company in the 2018 class of the Comcast NBCUniversal Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The program kicked off in July and includes 10 companies from around the world building media, entertainment and connectivity companies. Public speaking is scary. Even the most outgoing people can get anxious talking in front of a large […]

Entrepreneurial Advice: Jenn Maher and 1776 shaping strong startup communities

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs offers founder-focused speaker programs, mentor sessions, and online resources to help entrepreneurs grow and manage their companies. As part of the Executive Advice Series, Jennifer Maher, co-founder of Benjamin’s Desk and CEO of 1776 startup network, explains why strong startup communities fuel innovation. — Learn more about these three important resources […]