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Comcast Ventures’ Female Entreprenuers

For Entreprenuers  |  May 12, 2016  |  By

Comcast Ventures recognizes the power of female leaders driving tech and innovation. For Women’s History Month last year, our Managing Director and Head of Funds, Amy Banse, highlighted those in our portfolio driving disruption including Adi Tatarko of Houzz, Katia Beauchamp of Birchbox, Sandra Oh Lin of KiwiCrate as well as Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky of BaubleBar. Since then,…

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We’re at SXSW – Streaming Ludacris & Lil Jon via TuneIn

Comcast Ventures  |  March 11, 2016  |  By

This weekend, tens of thousands of eager festivalgoers will head to SXSW, the annual music, film and interactive event that draws performers, tech companies, brands and other talented characters from all around the globe to Austin, Texas. For the third year in a row, Comcast Ventures will be on the ground at The Belmont providing live entertainment and networking opportunities…

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A Conversation with Baobab Studios

Virtual Reality  |  February 26, 2016  |  By

We sat down with CEO Maureen Fan and Chief Creative OfficerEric Darnell to understand more about the company, the impetus behind its creation and advice they’d give other entrepreneurs. The duo has an impressive background in gaming and animation. Maureen served as VP of Games at Zynga, where she managed several studios including the FarmVille sequels and Eric Darnell is…

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Top Leaders from Apple and Stitcher Join Comcast Ventures As Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

News  |  February 17, 2016  |  By

We’re excited to announce two additions to the Comcast Ventures entrepreneurs-in-residence (EIRs) program: Michelle Gonzalez and Noah Shanok. Michelle, who spent over seven years at Apple and most recently led product for Apple News, joins the San Francisco team. As the co-founder of The Influencer Series, an invite only community reaching over 14,000 influencers in Silicon Valley, she plans to…

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Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund Adds Lo Toney to the Team

Catalyst Fund, Comcast Ventures, For Entreprenuers  |  February 26, 2015  |  By

Today, Comcast Ventures announced the expansion of its Catalyst Fund to the West Coast with the hire of Laurence “Lo” Toney, former CEO of LearnStreet and general manager at Zynga. Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund focuses on investing in early stage startups led by minority entrepreneurs, who are increasingly starting new companies by creating new categories or disrupting the old. Hear…

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