Category Archives: Blog

Marc Siry on Mentorship, Startups and the Exciting Future of Augmented Reality

For a startup founder navigating through the complex world of media and entertainment, consulting with Marc Siry is invaluable. He’s worked with big brands like Mattel and AOL, founded two companies, and had the incredibly cool job of being an illustrator at Marvel Comics. Now, he’s Vice President of Strategic Development at Comcast NBCUniversal, partnering with innovative companies to promote new lines of business.

“Life-Changing Experience” in Accelerator Helps alive5 Transform Digital Messaging for Businesses

For Glenn Gutierrez, honesty is everything. That’s why he loved his experience in the 2018 Comcast LIFT Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars. During the 13-week program, Guitierrez and his co-founders from alive5 received frank, honest advice and mentorship from successful founders, Comcast NBCUniversal leaders, and Techstars experts. The company helps businesses use digital channels like […]

Meet Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs at Startup Grind … and Get a Crash Course in Storytelling

When you’re a startup, storytelling is everything. It’s how you entice potential customers to try your product or service and convince investors your business is worthwhile. It’s also the cornerstone of getting valuable corporate partnerships. As part of Comcast NBCUniversal — one of the world’s largest media and technology companies — LIFT Labs is uniquely […]

Lori Conkling: Mentoring Introduces Us to New Technologies

Working with startups shows the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at NBCUniversal how the next generation of technologists are tackling complex problems. Launching a successful startup is no easy task. Forks in the road appear everywhere. One decision can make or break your business. Some startup founders go it alone, but the […]

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs & Techstars Are Hitting the Road

Meet us in Montreal, Toronto, Los Angeles, Austin, New York and our hometown of Philadelphia! In our never-ending quest to find high-potential and game-changing startup founders, Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs and our partners from Techstars are kicking off the 2019 Cities Tour. We’re traveling across North America to find passionate founders creating the most promising […]

6 Reasons to Stop What You’re Doing and Apply to Our Startup Accelerator Now

Applications are now open for the 2019 Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars and we’re looking for leading startups in connectivity, media, or entertainment. If selected, you’ll spend 13 weeks refining your business model, making key connections, polishing and amplifying your startup story, and much more.  Most importantly, you’ll work with alongside mentors […]