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DreamIt Ventures and Comcast Ventures Raise the Bar on Innovation With 12 New Startups at DreamIt New York Demo Day 2014

Blog  |  August 6, 2014  |  By

NEW YORK CITY – August 6, 2014 – Today DreamIt Ventures and Comcast Ventures will showcase 12 new startups who have spent the last three months building their companies at DreamIt New York Demo Day 2014 (#dreamitNY). The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd Street in…

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Comcast Ventures Welcomes Dollar Shave Club

Consumer  |  October 10, 2013  |  By

We’d like to welcome Dollar Shave Club (“DSC”), which Tuesday announced their $12M Series B funding, to Comcast Venture’s portfolio.  Dollar Shave Club is a branded lifestyle membership service offering a growing collection of men’s personal grooming products.DSC provides its members with: high quality grooming products, conveniently delivered to their door at fair prices. DSC’s straightforward business model and hawkish…

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WhoSay Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Entertainment News Source

Comcast Ventures, Consumer, News  |  October 7, 2013  |  By


Last week, the Comcast Ventures portfolio company, WhoSay took another step toward reinventing how online and mobile readers get their coveted – and voraciously consumed – celebrity and entertainment news. WhoSay has launched a first-of-its-kind digital entertainment magazine built and powered by celebrities, including over 1,500 influential personalities across film, TV, music and sports. Last week, the startup debuted a…

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Managing Director Amy Banse shares her best advice for young entrepreneurs

Comcast Ventures, For Entreprenuers, Venture Capital  |  October 4, 2013  |  By

Amy Banse Comcast Ventures

FORTUNE — Fortune’s annual Brainstorm Tech conference brings together the best and brightest minds in tech innovation. Fortune periodically turns the spotlight on a different conference attendee to offer their personal insight into business, tech, and entrepreneurship.  The Brainstorm Tech 10 Questions Interview with Amy Banse, Managing Director and Head of Funds Amy Banse runs Comcast Ventures, the internal early-stage…

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Wearable Computing Set for Takeoff

Healthcare, News, Technology  |  May 23, 2013  |  By

Wearable Computing Set for Takeoff

MoneyMoves interviews Michael Yang about healthcare technology trends. See the video interview here.

Ask a VC with Michael Yang

Healthcare, News  |  March 22, 2013  |  By


Tech Pay Dirt or Fool’s Gold?

Venture Capital  |  March 18, 2013  |  By

Comcast Ventures Tech Pay Dirt

*Courtesy of  Broadcasting & Cable by George Winslow ** The bets may be modest, but the payoff can be massive as the savvier television outfits put chips on the next big digital thing to get their content onto more screens— and turn their investments golden ** Happy days aren’t yet here again, but these are certainly better times than the…

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The DIY Consumer

Consumer  |  March 12, 2013  |  By

Videology DIY Consumer

Videology shares a consumer profile on The DIY Consumer. 

Kiwi Crate’s Year in Creativity!

Consumer, News  |  February 15, 2013  |  By

Kiwi Crate

Quad Learning Joins the Comcast Ventures Portfolio

News  |  February 14, 2013  |  By

Today, we are pleased to announce the latest addition to the Comcast Ventures portfolio via our Opportunity Fund. The company, Quad Learning, is the creator of American Honors, a 2-year honors experience for community college and junior college students that prepares them for upper level coursework at top universities. Through American Honors, Quad Learning is addressing the growing problem facing…

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