Comcast NBCUniversal Launches Program for Media, Entertainment & Connectivity Startups

comcast-nbcuniversal-logoComcast NBCUniversal announced a multi-city program that will focus on assisting startups with new innovations in media, entertainment and connectivity.

LIFT Labs (LIFT stands for “Leveraging Innovation For Tomorrow”) for Entrepreneurs today will be comprised of a variety of programs offered online and in person, including a startup accelerator, entrepreneurs’ resource center, and programs on how to bring their innovations to market.

Comcast’s founder, Ralph Roberts, who was a pioneer in the cable industry and one of America’s great entrepreneurs.

The flagship location will be called LIFT Labs PHL and will be in the new Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia when it opens in early 2018. A second LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs program in Atlanta will launch in 2018 with additional details, including its accelerator partner, to be announced soon.

It is known that the accelerator will be powered by Techstars, the worldwide network that supports entrepreneurs through access to mentorship and capital.

The program details and applications will be made available January 8, 2018, and startups from around the globe are encouraged to apply by April 8, 2018.



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