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Comcast Ventures Blog

Comcast Ventures Invests in AtScale, a Business Intelligence-Focused Platform

Comcast Ventures, Funding Announcement, Infrastructure  |  May 16, 2016  |  By


Imagine thousands of analysts at a Fortune 500 company running numbers, then trying to synthesize the findings into one place to make key critical decisions.  Sounds tough right?  Now imagine those numbers, viewed in places like Tableau to Excel all from one source, analyzed cohesively to provide real-time analytics critical for key business decisions.  This can be done by Comcast…

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Introducing Zoomdata, A Visual Analytics Company for Big Data

Enterprise, Funding Announcement  |  February 16, 2016  |  By

Big data means big business. The worldwide business intelligence and analytics software market, which enables business analysts and data scientists to draw insights from big data, is over $50B. This market focuses on streamlining both a company’s internal operational data as well as its customer-facing data, helping companies understand consumer behavior and provide a roadmap to better monetization. Increasingly, companies…

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Our Series A Investment in Baobab Studios, a Leader in VR Animation

Funding Announcement, Virtual Reality  |  December 3, 2015  |  By

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Animation is a core pillar of consumer media, generating $200B globally each year, compared to the $600B spent on US entertainment annually. Franchises like Universal’s “Despicable Me” and Pixar’s “Toy Story” popularity hinge the story’s universal appeal. Virtual Reality presents an ideal medium for creative storytelling When consumers put on their virtual reality headsets, they gravitate toward the best animation,…

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Our Investment in Altspace VR

Funding Announcement, Virtual Reality  |  August 6, 2015  |  By

Altspace VR

Virtual Reality is technology that simulates physical presence via a head-mounted display. What makes VR unique compared to other media formats is the potential for complete immersion. Market analysts estimate the VR market opportunity to grow from single digit millions in 2016 to billions of dollars in 2020. But the question is what will consumers do when they’re in their…

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Comcast Ventures Backs Connected Car Pioneer, Automatic Labs

Consumer, Funding Announcement  |  June 25, 2015  |  By


The Internet of Things is knocking on the door of one of the largest consumer markets, the $800B US car industry. Over the last several years, talent, capital, consumer and enterprise attention have focused on the promise of bringing connected devices to all activities of daily living, and the automobile is an exciting new frontier. There are 250M passenger vehicles…

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