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Genacast Ventures Announces Investment in Riskive

Genacast, News, Venture Capital  |  July 23, 2013  |  By

Riskive Comcast Ventures

Genacast Ventures is pleased to announce our most recent investment in Riskive, a cybersecurity software company based in Baltimore, Maryland. Riskive provides threat detection software preventing cyber attacks on social networks. Genacast co-invested in the company with our friends Mark Levine and Pascal Luck at Core Capital along with several prominent angel investors including Frank Bonsal (founder of NEA), Greg…

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Videology Raises $60M

Advertising, News, Venture Capital  |  May 28, 2013  |  By

Comcast Ventures Videology

This morning Videology announced it has closed on a $60 Million round led by our friends at Catalyst Investors. Comcast Ventures was one of the original investors in the company in 2009 along with New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Valhalla Partners (all re-invested in this round). Videology may not be a household name in the online video space, but it…

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Why I Joined Genacast

Genacast, News  |  April 24, 2013  |  By

David Horowitz Joins Genacast

I joined Genacast in January 2013 as a Partner. Previously, I was a partner at Comcast Ventures where I was one of the first employees in 2000 and remained for nearly 13 years. (I still manage portfolio investments for Comcast Ventures). I’d like to talk a bit about the birth of Genacast, one in which I was proud to be…

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Comcast Ventures Re-Invests in SnagFilms

Comcast Ventures, Consumer  |  January 18, 2013  |  By

Snag Films Comcast Ventures

Today, at the Sundance Film Festival, SnagFilms announced they closed a $6M Series C financing led by Clark Investments including participation from existing investors Comcast Ventures, Ted Leonsis, Steve and Jean Case, Knight Foundation, NEA, and veteran media and Internet executive Terry Semel, the former CEO of Yahoo! SnagFilms is a leading distributor of independent films to multiple platforms including…

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