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Inspired by the beauty and ease of print media, Flipboard’s mission is to fundamentally improve how people discover, view and share content across their social networks. The application is designed to collect the content of social networks and other websites and present them in magazine format on the iPad. The application is designed specifically for the iPad’s large touch screen and allows users to "flip" through their social networking feeds and feeds from websites that have partnered with Flipboard.

Comcast Ventures Team
Amy Banse

Portfolio Information
Status: Current
Sector: Consumer
Investment Stage: Series B

Mike McCue, CEO

"The whole world of digital publishing and advertising is changing due to the intersection of social media, HTML 5 and the iPad. The opportunity to fundamentally improve how people consume content as well as how publishers monetize that content is like nothing I've ever seen before."