Author Archives: Entrepreneurial Engagement Team

Tomorrow Tour Entrepreneur Series: Niles Heron

Growing up, Niles Heron couldn’t wait to leave Detroit. But after stints in Los Angeles and San Diego, all he wanted was to get back to his home city. Detroit had too much potential and too much energy to leave behind. Today, he is co-founder and chief business development officer of Michigan Funders, an equity […]

Philly Startups Open Up About Growth

At this year’s 8th annual Philly Startup Leaders Entrepreneur Expo – part of Philly Tech Week – the Entrepreneurial Engagement team at Comcast talked 1-on-1 with entrepreneurs showcasing their startups at the event. We had the opportunity to interview seven startups — Boxter, GoBabl, Red Queen Gaming, My Milkcrate, GuestNet, ROAR for Good and VeryApt […]

Veteran Daniel Tobon Brings Laundry Startup To Bunker Labs PHL

  With support from Comcast, Entrepreneur Daniel Tobon brings a business-oriented startup to a new home in Philadelphia. When NBC’s Olivia Sterns previewed a time-saving laundry service on Today, viewers actually saw a clever partnership between a trusted, national brand and a veteran-founded startup. Daniel Tobon joined the military right out of high school, then […]

GolfBids App Now Available Thanks To Support From NBCUniversal Hackathon

After an intense 48-hour hackathon hosted by NBCUniversal, the GolfBids App comes to mobile devices. Robert Maretsky has knows golf in a different way than your typical player. While he’s been a self-described “poor golfer” throughout most of his life. Even so, , golf is more than just a good time for Robert…It’s a hobby […]

Meet The Winners Of The Comcast NBCUniversal Hackathon

In October 2015, on the heels of four successful public hackathons, Media Labs hosted the company’s very first internal hackathon for employees. During its first year as a new division of NBCUniversal, Media Labs created and instituted regular hackathons as a means for rapid innovation for the company. In October, on the heels of four […]