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Discovery Days 2016 Brings Young Female Leaders to Comcast NBCUniversal

The event gives participants an opportunity to meet with a cross section of high ranking women and take part in skill building workshops. This summer, Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to join the Discovery Days 2016 Tour, an event series by GenHERation that brings high school and college women inside the largest innovation companies to meet […]

Veteran Sandra Edwards is Empowering Women and Reinventing Rent-to-Own

After starting with a personal loan and television ads, Edwards got plugged into Bunker Labs, for which Comcast provides entrepreneurial support and technology services. Don’t go cheap, the saying goes, on anything that separates you from the ground. The advice typically applies to shoes, beds and tires. It’s the tire part that stands out to […]

Veteran Robert Frantz Takes Kinetic Ceramics to New Heights

With the help of Comcast NBCUniversal partner Bunker Labs PHL, Frantz is taking his hunger for challenge and applying it to his next big project: entrepreneurship. As president of Kinetic Ceramics, Robert Frantz often has to think and act quickly. His busy schedule is a mix of forming a marketing strategy, getting a crash course […]

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 […]

Turning a Message into Movement on the Millennial Trains Project

I’m on the plane flying home to Philadelphia after three thought provoking days on the Millennial Trains Project from Denver to Milwaukee, organized by the incomparable Patrick Dowd and his amazing team. This was my first overnight in a tiny train car, which rocked me to sleep — and kept rocking after we got off to […]

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 […]