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Comcast Boosts Startups With LIFT Labs For Entrepreneurs

Comcast has a long history supporting startups, which isn’t surprising for a company that was started by the entrepreneurial Ralph Roberts, the late Philadelphian who parlayed selling men’s belts and suspenders door-to-door into one of the world’s biggest telecommunications and media companies. This week Comcast announced the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs, a multi-city […]

Comcast Is the Latest Media Giant to Try its Own Startup Accelerator

Comcast is creating a multi-city startup accelerator as the telecom giant looks to nurture the next big thing in the media and entertainment sectors. On Monday, the Philadelphia-based company and its NBCUniversal unit announced the launch of LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs, a program aimed at fostering startups focused on media, entertainment, and connectivity. Comcast will […]

Comcast NBCUniversal is launching a Techstars-powered accelerator called LIFT Labs

Comcast NBCUniversal is getting into the startup accelerator game with a program called LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs. The plan is to launch the first LIFT (“Leveraging Innovation For Tomorrow”) Labs location in early 2018, in Philadelphia’s Comcast Technology Center, with an Atlanta location also opening next year. In addition to the accelerator (which will be […]