Application deadline is April 8, 2018.
Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is now accepting applications for its first class scheduled to begin this July in Philadelphia.
The accelerator is interested in applications from startups that are creating and utilizing innovative technologies in the field of virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things, wireless, blockchain, accessibility tech, and direct-to-consumer products.
Startups selected for the 13-week accelerator program will receive one-on-one mentoring from Techstars, a worldwide entrepreneur network that supports entrepreneurs through access to mentorship and capital, and will work directly with mentors and product experts from across Comcast NBCUniversal’s businesses, including the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, film studios, cable networks, and Xfinity products and services.
Comcast says, a $100,000 convertible note will be offered to all Techstars companies upon acceptance and $20,000 in exchange for 6% common stock. Approximately 10 startups will be selected for the program.
“We look forward to bringing some of the world’s brightest entrepreneurs to Philadelphia and working side-by-side with our partners at Techstars, while leveraging Comcast NBCUniversal’s unique set of assets to help take their businesses to the next level,” said Sam Schwartz, Chief Business Development Officer, Comcast Cable.
Startups from around the world are encouraged to apply by visiting https://techstars.com/comcast. Application deadline is April 8, 2018.
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