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The Future of AI in Business: Lessons from the LIFT Labs Spring 2023 Startup Accelerator

The Future of AI in Business: Lessons from the LIFT Labs Spring 2023 Startup Accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs connects startups with leaders across our business to develop long-term partnerships and explore emerging technologies, including AI. In 2023, we collaborated with promising startups through our accelerator program to learn more about developments in and applications for Generative AI. Here are some of the key insights we discovered:

Aragorn: Streamlining HR Integrations

Aragorn: Streamlining HR Integrations

Ed Adjei is a co-founder of a startup at the forefront of solving how to integrate these solutions. Adjei’s company is called Aragorn and it helps enterprises seamlessly sync HR information with vendor systems. For example, Aragorn could help integrate employee job performance and skill sets with a vendor that provides enhanced training.

Vertical AI Accelerator Info Session

Vertical AI Accelerator Info Session

Join Katie Teuber, Director of Startup Engagement at Comcast NBCUniversal, and Sarah Smith, Manager of Innovation and Partnerships at VentureFuel, as they deep dive into our unique four-week equity-free Accelerator. Our program is designed to connect enterprise-ready startups with Comcast NBCUniversal.

Unlock Partnership Opportunities with Comcast NBCUniversal: Apply to Our Vertical AI Accelerator

Unlock Partnership Opportunities with Comcast NBCUniversal: Apply to Our Vertical AI Accelerator

We are once again on the lookout for the next wave of groundbreaking artificial intelligence startups. We’re excited to announce that applications are open starting February 12 —March 10 for the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator: Vertical AI. The program kicks off this Spring, running from April 29 – May 23.

Deci: Accelerating Deep Learning Model Creation

Deci: Accelerating Deep Learning Model Creation

Israeli startup Deci has emerged as an innovative solution to efficiently build computer vision, generative AI, and natural language processing applications. Deci’s advanced tools enable developers to create and run fast models on any hardware while lowering compute requirements, enhancing performance, and reducing time-to-market.

Redefining Code Care: How Grit Seeks to Transform Software Maintenance

Redefining Code Care: How Grit Seeks to Transform Software Maintenance

Grit uses artificial intelligence to automate software maintenance. With Grit, tasks that might take months are finished in days — and developers are free to focus on more strategic and innovative work.

Revolutionizing AI Product Development with Impact AI

Revolutionizing AI Product Development with Impact AI

Impact IA, an Austria-based startup, is redefining AI development with software that empowers companies to ensure that their AI solutions provide tangible business ROI, resonate with end-users, and remain in compliance with constantly shifting regulations.

UneeQ’s Vision for Customer Connections

UneeQ’s Vision for Customer Connections

UneeQ is a startup revolutionizing automated experiences with digital humans. They are emotionally expressive, hyper-realistic, and offering new ways for companies to positively engage with customers and employees.

FeatureByte Seeks to Accelerate AI Data Preparation and Feature Creation

FeatureByte Seeks to Accelerate AI Data Preparation and Feature Creation

FeatureByte is a self-service platform that empowers data scientists and machine learning engineers to swiftly transform raw data into production-ready pipelines. Users can input their use cases and the system recommends optimal feature engineering methods, ranks them by relevance, and provides clear explanations. The result? An expedited AI feature creation, experimentation, and management process.

Cleanlab: From Academic Insight to Practical AI Application

Cleanlab: From Academic Insight to Practical AI Application

CleanLab provides software to automatically find and fix errors in real-world data. It streamlines the laborious, error-prone, and expensive process of cleaning up data, allowing businesses to confidently turn raw data into reliable models and insights — no coding required. It automatically labels raw data while pinpointing potential errors and redundancies.

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