Comcast Ventures spotlights Videology, Flipboard, iControl in pitch to entrepreneurs
Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) venture capital subsidiary is marketing itself to entrepreneurs, posting a video featuring interviews with the CEOs of Flipboard, Videology, iControl and other companies it has invested in.
"We understand entrepreneurs, and we understand what it means to build a company from a startup into something that is large and impactful," Comcast Ventures Managing Director Amy Banse said in a video posted on Comcast's corporate blog on Wednesday.
Banse and Page Thompson, EVP of strategic integration at the MSO's NBCUniversal subsidiary, also tout the potential that startups may have through the reach of NBCU's cable networks. "Access to those resources can be invaluable to an entrepreneur," Banse said.
Last week, Comcast Ventures led an $11 million investment round in fantasy sports operator FanDuel. In October, Comcast and Canadian cable MSO Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI) invested $15 million in Tely Labs, a Menlo, Calif.-based startup that has developed a high-definition video conferencing product.
The video Comcast posted Wednesday spotlights its investments in several startups, including targeted advertising technology provider Videology, social network application developer Flipboard and home monitoring and security technology provider iControl.
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