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Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund Invests in Partpic

Catalyst Fund  |  August 11, 2015  |  By

Sometimes the best ideas emerge out of personal experience. While new technology seems to find its way to the sexiest of industries like on-demand services, social networking, and connected devices, more traditional industries continue to operate with outdated tools and techniques – and thus have a large opportunity. The industrial parts industry is a $120B sector that has continued 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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Five companies selected for DreamIt Access NY Program

Catalyst Fund, For Entreprenuers, News  |  May 10, 2013  |  By

William Crowder Comcast Ventures DreamIT NYC

Here we go again!  It’s hard to believe that DreamIt NYC is back so soon. Tonight we will welcome the arrival of 16 startups to the NYC tech ecosystem. For the second year in a row, this program will include DreamIt Access sponsored by Comcast Ventures. DreamIt Access is a concentrated effort to launch more minority-led startups and has had Comcast Ventures as an…

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Dreamit Access Program Launches in Philly This Fall

Catalyst Fund, For Entreprenuers  |  June 13, 2012  |  By

DreamIt Ventures

Dreamit Access, the minority-focused entrepreneurship program sponsored by Comcast Ventures, is set to kickoff its latest program this fall in the city of brotherly love.  The three month accelerator program will select up to 15 companies, including five minority-led startups as part of Dreamit Access, to participate.   The deadline for applications is July 6th and the program will kickoff on September 7th, 2012.  For more information…

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DreamIt Ventures Named to Forbes List of Top Incubators

Catalyst Fund, News  |  May 2, 2012  |  By

DreamIt Ventures

Congratulations to DreamIt Ventures, which was ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Top U.S. Incubators and Accelerators! DreamIt Ventures has accelerator programs in Philadelphia, New York and Israel. Comcast Ventures is an investor in the DreamIt Access program, which aims to launch 15 minority-led startups in New York in a year.


Demo Day at DreamIt Ventures Features Minority-led Startups

Catalyst Fund, For Entreprenuers, News  |  December 9, 2011  |  By

DreamIt Ventures

Yesterday, Philadelphia was the host city for a phenomenal groundbreaking event, DreamIt Ventures’ Fall 2011 Demo Day. After three intense months of working on building their businesses, five minority-led companies along with nine other startups presented to a room filled with potential investors and executives and members of the press.