Michael Maponga - Founder & CEO
AfroLandTV is an OTT streaming media platform for Pan-African TV shows and movies. The company's platform helps to stream movies and television content from African American, African, Black-European, Afro-Latino and the Caribbean sources. The content is distributed on a range of platforms, including Peacock and Xumo.
Dustin Yu - Co-founder & CEO
Alive5 helps organizations, including Comcast Business, create the best messaging experiences with their audiences. The company uses chatbot technology to engage with customers through website live chat, SMS, and social, all in one team inbox.
Sas Ponnapalli - Co-founder & CEO
Beam Health is focused on providing lightweight telemedicine solutions for healthcare providers. The company's application lets patients speak with their physicians whenever and wherever they are and offers an end-to-end telemedicine experience for healthcare providers, without having to download an application.
Brennan Pothetes - Co-founder & CEO
Butter Insurance connects communities of business operators to give them access to modern property and liability insurance at a significantly lower cost than other insurance providers. Butter Insurance is addressing the 30M neighborhood businesses that pay over $140B in annual insurance premiums.
Dickey Singh - Co-founder & CEO
Cast is an automation platform that uses AI-generated personalized content to help companies scale growth and revenue from existing customers. Cast connects customer insights to actionable recommendations and practical advice at scale, enabling customer-facing teams to understand data and automate growth, revenue, and referrals.
Mark Kovscek - Founder & CEO
Conservation Labs is a smart water meter that provides consumption insights, custom conservation recommendations, and leak detection.
Nick Pinks - Founder & CEO
Covatic is a private-by-design SDK solution for cross-platform connected advertising and marketing. It offers 100% addressability and detailed audience segmentation with an ‘on-device’ approach which means no cookies, personal IDs, or logins—no personal data is exposed. They are working with a range of teams across Comcast, NBCUniversal, and Sky.
CUE provides an offline, network-free communications protocol using ultrasonic audio. See what the Power of Sound can do for you.
Geeta Banda - Co-founder & CEO
Diana AI is a plug-and-play search, voice-driven, and AI-powered data platform that delivers business insights from natural language requests. Users interact with Diana AI, in plain English both typed or spoken, enabling them to ask simple questions and get insights from their data in seconds.
Ashok Karanth - Founder & CEO
edisn.ai delivers interactive and personalized content to sports fans by applying its AI-powered player recognition engine to live video streams in real time. The team launched a pilot project with Comcast’s Watch with Xfinity platform to deliver interactive content for football games and will leverage this capability for other kinds of content going forward. They are also in pilot discussions with [NBC10/Telemundo 62 Philadelphia] for sports and news content, and with Universal Pictures for entertainment content.
Payman Samadi -Founder & CEO
eino is a cloud-based AI solution for automated and efficient network capacity planning management. eino's software streamlines the ongoing workflow of capacity management by predicting user experience and revenue streams, analyzing network failures and growth opportunities, and determining the optimal optimization or upgrade solution. eino has worked with Comcast Business and Comcast's Wireless Strategy team.
Bruce Marable - Co-founder & CEO
Employee Cycle is an human resource analytics dashboard designed to gain actionable workforce insights. The company leverages the accessibility of application programming interfaces from a wide variety of HR systems and combines disconnected workforce data from different systems into one user-friendly platform, enabling clients to view, track and analyze all their people data in one place.
Robin Sho Moser - Co-founder & CEO
eyecandylab enables content creators to build engaging and interactive AR-experiences on video, driving user engagement and monetizing it by uniting all devices into one seamless experience. The company offers a revolutionary AR solution for broadcasters and content producers to add an interactive component to their video content. By pointing AR-enabled smartphones or tablets at any video screen, the interaction layer is overlaid on the core content, harmonizing them into a singular, seamless experience. They were acquired in 2023 by Accedo.
Lori Marion - Co-founder & CEO
Fade Technology is a content-agnostic in-video commerce platform intended to monetize video and advertising content. The company's platform allows in-video purchases from movies, shows, and ad products on streaming services and digital publishing platforms, enabling viewers to make in-video purchases directly.
Matthew Bailey - Founder & CEO
GameOn partners with sports, media, and entertainment companies to launch brand-building, revenue-generating NFT-based games. The company helps brands to engage, retain and monetize audiences by driving participation in the economic cycle of NFT gamification.
Mitu Khandaker - Co-founder & CEO
Glow Up Games is a game studio centering on innovative storytelling about black and brown joy. The company seeks to build beautifully crafted mobile-first titles for the new gaming majority.
Shahin Lauritzen - Co-founder & CEO
Holodia is the developer of a virtual reality technology intended to create immersive and adaptable virtual reality for the fitness and sports industry. The company provides a VR fitness software platform that offers multi-sport immersive VR training and merges gaming and fitness leading to enhanced user engagement.
George Cook - Co-founder & CEO
Honeycomb Credit is a first-of-its-kind small business loan crowdfunding platform where businesses can borrow funds from their own customers and fans. With nearly $10m already deployed to small businesses across its platform, Honeycomb is connecting businesses to an untapped source of investment capital: their community. Honeycomb is at once expanding access to capital for businesses underserved by traditional finance and turning everyday people into local small business investors.
H Schuster - Founder & CEO
HUSSLUP enables creators in media and entertainment to build a diverse global community through personal profiles with verified credits, vouchers, and encrypted creative samples. Users can connect with each other and create and share annotated contact lists organized by project. HUSSLUP is LinkedIn for the entertainment industry.
Jose Puga - Co-founder & CEO
Imaginario AI is a video creation platform that streamlines the content creation process. The platform uses contextual AI to make video content searchable down to the scene level. Users can search for scenes inside long videos and find specific shots to edit for clipping moments, shortening clips, adding logos and color palettes, and generating sketches for ideation, enabling creative artists and content developers to turn their video catalogs into engaging short-form content.
Danny Lauber - Co-founder & CEO
INVISICARE offers older adults and their caregivers a solution for safe home aging leveraging a technology that removes the issue of usability, the main barrier to digital solutions adoption by the aging population.
Ron Kerbs - Founder & CEO
Kidas is a software that helps parents protect their kids online, by monitoring gameplay for potential harassment, bullying, or online predation. The system alerts parents about potentially dangerous activities in their child's digital life and provides education and best practices around online safety.
Haukur Rósinkranz - Co-Founder & CEO
Kosmi is an entertainment platform designed to make online hangouts easy. The company's platform allows users to create a chat room for playing games, watching videos, and socializing through video, voice, and text chat, enabling users to meet and communicate.
Ahmed Nimale - Co-Founder & CEO
kyd labs is a Web3 live event ticketing platform powered by the Solana protocol. The platform enables promoters, venues, and artists to increase revenue through ticket resale royalties, unlock robust loyalty through progressive rewards to drive purchases in and outside of venues, and enable venue, artists, and event organizers to receive same-day payouts with 0% merchant fees.
Jess Podgajny - Co-Founder & CEO
LLUNA is the TeamOS for modern employers. The company combines personal operating profiles and smart dashboards that seek to build high-performing teams by increasing connection, effectiveness, and productivity for individuals, teams, and companies. TeamOS is designed to deliver real-time insights through comprehensive Team Boards powered by personal operating profiles (POPs). By showcasing team dynamics, TeamOS helps leaders more effectively manage and empowers teams to optimize their ways of working. Lluna is piloting its platform with a number of teams across Comcast and NBC.
Alexander Bergendahl - Co-founder & CEO
LootLocker is a game backend-as-a-service designed to unlock the tools needed to build, ship, and run a variety of games. The company's service provides pre-made game features and live operations tools regardless of genre, scope, and engine, enabling all game developers to develop and manage engaging cross-platform games.
Molly Beck - Founder & CEO
Messy.FM is an all-in-one podcasting solution for businesses and brands, such as Comcast, to create podcasts with a DIY episode creation software, and then share them on a secure, SSO-enabled private employee listening platform.
Sarah Allali - Co-founder & CEO
Moone is an AI assistant that analyzes free-form text feedback from employees to provide individualized action plans for employees and actionable insights for managers to increase team satisfaction.
Jeremy Hartmann - Founder & CEO
Mtion connects video game live streamers to their fans through interactive 3D experiences in VR and on the web, enabling streamers to get their own virtual production stage to stream from and for their fans to interact with.
Tomer Aharoni - Co-founder & CEO
Nagish provides AI-powered real time captioning. The company's soution is able to convert text-to-speech and speech-to-text in real time to be used by as a communication platform for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Matt Weckel - Co-Founder & CEO
Neon Wild is a family entertainment platform designed to help children star in their own immersive stories. The company's platform is built on a universe of imagination and requires only a picture for character transformation, enabling users to have a safe, educational experience and fun way to spend screen time. They are working with Dreamworks Animation on new experiences for children.
Zaza Sumorwuo - Founder & CEO
NICKLpass is a digital, multi-team pass that grants instant access to elite news platforms (Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Business Insider, Wired, Techcruch, and more). The company is a subscription-based content management platform that gives access to news articles, research reports, videos, and data from multiple sources with one login, enabling clients to manage their news reports in a hassle-free manner.
Peter Njenga - Founder & CEO
Nnext is a neural search engine intended to power AI applications. The company offers an open-source database tailored for ML applications that stores the useful intermediate outputs of ML applications not captured by current database solutions.
Danish Dhamani - Co-founder & CEO
Orai is an AI-powered app for practicing presentations and getting instant feedback on areas of improvement through interactive, fun lessons and detailed analysis of recorded speech, tracking and insights.
Sumit Suman - Co-founder & CEO
Paco is an intelligent workflow assistant that helps teams eliminate distractions, capture to-dos and tasks from multiple communication channels allowing employees to focus on their work. The Comcast Technology, Product, Xperience team has launched a proof of concept with Paco. Paco is currently addressing the $3B customer success platforms market which is growing 25% year over year.
Gabe Zetter - Co-Founder & CEO
Parallux is a powerful 3D authoring tool that enables brands and creators to design and host virtual spaces without any technical background or expertise. Squarespace for the Metaverse.
Deborah Igunma - Co-founder & CEO
Peek is a social reading app that creates a multiplayer reading experience, allowing users to purchase books, discuss in text, engage with authors, and interact with other readers in real time. Peek is currently addressing the $150B reading market.
Philippe Sawaya - Co-founder & CEO
Percepta provides support to the automotive, mobility, and auto-adjacent markets by creating frictionless experiences for their customers. The company's global contact center solutions focus on delivering seamless customer experiences across every touchpoint, from engaging with customers during the pre-sales decision making stage to managing and resolving concerns. The company was acquired by ADT in 2020.
Tyler Bushnell - Co-founder & CEO
Polycade turns video games into in-person social events with an engaging, connected arcade console and a curated, digital gaming platform. After successfully raising $120k above a $20k ask on Kickstarter, the company reached over $750,000 in sales, without any marketing. Their active pilot customers include WeWork, Grubhub, and Comcast Business.
Wyatt Shaw - Co-founder & CEO
Portl is the personalized entertainment platform for rideshare vehicles today and autonomous vehicles tomorrow. After an initial test in Toronto that drove 89% user engagement, the company has signed content and advertising deals with partners including Vice and Nestle and will soon be piloting in cities in the US, including Philadelphia. Portl also negotiated a deal with a major telco provider to activate hundreds of thousands of tablets on the telco’s network nationwide through 2023.
Alex Serdiuk - Co-founder & CEO
Respeecher uses AI technology to transform voices, allowing one person to speak in the voice of another. During the program, Respeecher built relationships with partners that cover over 75 percent of the U.S. entertainment box office and over 40 percent of the audiobooks market. They were also able to improve their product, which now requires five times less time for converted speech delivery.
Roy Taylor - CEO
Developer of artificial intelligence-based imaging technology software designed to integrate the future of brands. The company's platform uses artificial intelligence and visual computing to identify, place, and replace products within streaming content, enabling creators and advertisers a flexible platform to change, alter or replace any object, person, or background in a video frame.
Samuel Mekonen - Co-founder & CEO
Seenspire visualizes fresh & engaging content sourced, curated & delivered by the first streaming service for public TV’s, in spaces where people work, wait and buy. Today Seenspire is reimagining the way we consume content in the home, by introducing the always-on MediaCanvas for your Home TV, which can be used as a "Continuous Information Hub" in ambient mode. The MediaCanvas does not require your full attention, but is still informative, entertaining and personalized.
Oana Manolache - Founder & CEO
Sequel provides white-label technology that powers virtual connections, hybrid live events, and elevated networking in a branded experience. Beginning with Demo Day, Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs will use Sequel to power its virtual events, while the Comcast Town Hall team is helping to extend the technology to all internal teams looking to hold interactive, virtual events. In addition, Comcast is piloting the Sequel networking hub as an everyday platform for community and networking for employees. During the past two months, the team has started over 50 projects with companies like TIME and Brand Minds.
Kofi Frimpong - Co-founder & CEO
Seshie is a marketplace of expert guides offering live and virtual team-building experiences for organizations to increase employee morale and build company culture. During the program, teams from across Comcast NBCUniversal, as well as from companies such as Penn Mutual and Hawthorne, have booked virtual experiences through the Seshie platform, which now features 100+ virtual experiences.
Rodney Williams - Co-founder & Chairman
SoLo is a marketplace community allowing members to easily access and supply short-term funds for immediate needs. SoLo is an online community where members can request and fund short-term needs. SoLo launched in 2018 with the goal of providing an alternative to short-term loans that were non-predatory, simple, and community-driven. Since then, they've processed over 100,000+ loans and redefined lending for 300,000+ users. Today, they're driven to newheights, but grounded in the same hope and mission: to build a community that enables financial autonomy for all.
Alex Kane - Founder & CEO
Sporttrade is a financial exchange for sports. Since the start of the accelerator, Sporttrade has signed a letter of intent with an institutional trading entity, which has agreed to be a designated market maker on the Sporttrade exchange when it launches.
Amira Polack - Founder & CEO
Struct Club elevates how music-inspired fitness instructors choreograph and deliver classes. The team welcomed its first paying customers, piloted the platform in the Comcast Technology Center’s Fitness Center, and maintained 10 percent weekly growth of instructors on average. The company launched a wave of new features as well as a partnership with the Women in Fitness Association, called Struct Scholars, to accelerate the careers of diverse emerging women in the fitness industry.
Mark Catalano - Co-founder & CEO
TakeShape is a mesh layer to connect 3rd party applications to the JAM stack by combining services and data into a single endpoint. The company's product allows developers import and edit the data from connected services, combine the data from multiple services together and add new managed fields.
Tally empowers content creators to make and host their own live, interactive shows. On average, people spend 95 minutes watching gaming livestreams on Twitch for every 3.5 minutes watching non-gaming livestreams. Tally bridges this gap; 9 out of 10 viewers interact with shows on Tally and, on average, viewers engage twice every minute with no monetary incentive.
Roslyn McClarty - Co-founder & CEO
The GIST is a women-founded and operated sports media brand seeking to level the playing field in sports journalism through website, newsletter, podcast and social presence.
Michael Teitelman - Co-founder & CEO
Trapica is an AI-based targeting optimization and marketing automation platform for social network marketing campaigns that helps businesses, including Comcast, to acquire and engage with their most valuable customers, while providing powerful go-to-market intelligence insights about brands audiences and competitors
David Sturgeon - Co-founder & CEO
Uncanny is the first-ever, real-time production AI for livestreaming, turning streamers into broadcasters.
Adriana Teresa Letorney - Co-Founder & CEO
Visura is platform for publishers to license visual content from freelancers, a website builder for content creators, and a catalog of images for sale. Visura operates a two-sided marketplace for visual storytellers executed via SaaS and D2C services, community, and a global curated marketplace.
Maisha Burt - Co-founder & CEO
WorkChew is an online platform designed to turn dynamic restaurants into safe workspaces with discounted eats. The company's platform provides affordable co-working spaces along with food, drinks, and tools including high-speed and reliable wifi, enabling professionals with savings on food and beverages and access to essential co-working services all without the high cost.
Yoav Oren - Co-founder & CEO
Zoog is a visual communications platform that allows family members to interact with each other in a fresh and fun way. With Zoog, anyone can read stories, sing songs, and more while creating a stunning video, all with the push of a button. The company's platform offers an asynchronous communication experience to bring books to life using built-in AR masks, filters, sound effects, and animations, enabling people to create meaningful family moments. They have worked with Dreamworks Animation to create new experiences for children and families.