Comcast Ventures

Comcast Ventures is the private venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation. It consists of the recently combined Comcast Interactive Capital and NBCUniversal Peacock Equity Fund.

Comcast Ventures invests in innovative businesses that represent the next generation of entertainment, communications and digital technology by partnering with entrepreneurs who have the vision, passion and tenacity to succeed.

Its primary goal is to generate superior financial returns through the success of its portfolio companies by applying the unique resources, contacts, experience, and insight of Comcast's family of companies.

TypeInvestor
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded1999
Websitecomcastventures.com
Comcast Ventures was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

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Key People/Management at Comcast Ventures

Amy Banse

Amy Banse

Managing Director and Head of Funds
Gil Beyda

Gil Beyda

Managing Director, Genacast and Comcast Ventures
Andrew Cleland

Andrew Cleland

Managing Director
Daniel Gulati

Daniel Gulati

Managing Director
Sam Landman

Sam Landman

Managing Director
Dinesh Moorjani

Dinesh Moorjani

Managing Director
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Comcast Ventures Office Locations

Comcast Ventures has offices in San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia and Santa Monica
San Francisco, US (HQ)
23 Geary St, San Francisco
New York, US
588 Broadway #202
Philadelphia, US
Comcast Center, 1701 John F Kennedy Blvd 55th Floor
Santa Monica, US
1335 4th St 4th Floor
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Comcast Ventures News and Updates

Comcast Ventures invested early in buzzy companies like Away and The Athletic. Here are its 3 top media themes for 2020.

Comcast Ventures, the 20-year-old investment arm of media giant Comcast, was an early investor in unicorns like Away and Hippo as well as buzzy media companies The Athletic, Vox Media, and Cheddar. Its managing directors revealed the three media themes and related companies they're most bullish on…

Away and Hippo investor Comcast Ventures is starting an incubator in search of the next direct-to-consumer unicorn

Comcast Ventures is trying to cash in on the direct-to-consumer boom with a new incubator. The investment arm of Comcast Corp. has plans to incubate up to two new companies in the coming year through a new unit called Forecast Labs. Its pitch to founders is that Comcast Ventures has partners with …

Comcast Ventures has a plan to get a higher return on its investments like unicorns Away and Hippo

A flood of venture capital has increased competition among VC firms of all types and forced them to find ways to differentiate. Comcast Ventures, the investment arm of media giant Comcast, is bringing more specialists in house to set it apart. Its new division, Forecast Labs, is helping about a do…

Investors from Comcast Ventures, Lightspeed, and others name 11 hot media companies they think will blow up this year

It's been bleak for digital media. Headlines blare about fire sales of companies like Mic and Gawker, layoffs at companies like HuffPost and Vice, and consolidation rumors. The anticipated digital advertising boom hasn't materialized, as most of the revenue is going to Facebook and Google and media…

Comcast Ventures is training startups like Away and Hippo to become TV advertisers and says it could be a competitive advantage in a world awash with VC cash

Direct-to-consumer companies that grew up online are ramping up spending on TV. But TV is still too pricey and lacking in performance metrics for many of them. Comcast Ventures, the investment arm of cable giant Comcast, is trying to create the next generation of television advertisers by teaching…

Blockdaemon raises $3.28 mln from Comcast Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, Plug & Play, Liquid 2, others

Blockdaemon said it raised a $3.28 million seed round led by Comcast Ventures and joined by Boldstart Ventures, MState, Plug & Play, Liquid 2 Ventures and angels Meagan Jones, Sam Lessin and Jeff Fagnan.
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Comcast Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Comcast Ventures Blogs

My First Six Months in Venture

My First Six Months in Venture admin Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:25 Based in New York City, Adam Spivack joins the Comcast Ventures team to focus on early stage Enterprise companiesIf you ask principals what their day-to-day looks like, you’ll get as many varying answers as there are personalities in th…

Driving Innovation and Paving the Way for New Jobs in the Car Industry

Driving Innovation and Paving the Way for New Jobs in the Car Industry admin Thu, 10/31/2019 - 10:58 Founders James Peng and Lou Tiancheng with one of their Pony.ai vehicles at the California headquartersPony.ai CEO James Peng shares insights on the importance of human talent in the development o…

Draft

Draft admin Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:01 The Future is Passwordless AuthenticationIdentity verification for workloads, enterprise employees and end-consumers is the key to creating a world without passwords and a future without massive data breaches. At Comcast Ventures, we’re doubling down on two com…

The Future is Passwordless Authentication

The Future is Passwordless Authentication admin Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:01 Identity verification for workloads, enterprise employees and end-consumers is the key to creating a world without passwords and a future without massive data breaches. At Comcast Ventures, we’re doubling down on two companie…

Sheena Jindal’s Entry into Venture and the Investing Philosophy Fueling Her Path

Sheena Jindal’s Entry into Venture and the Investing Philosophy Fueling Her Path admin Tue, 09/24/2019 - 12:01 In search of startups solving for life’s biggest pain pointsCurious. Persistent. Pragmatic. Loyal. These are the ways friends would describe Sheena Jindal.And these are the qualities tha…

Hawthorne Unlocks a New Wave of Men’s Grooming and Self Care

Hawthorne Unlocks a New Wave of Men’s Grooming and Self Care admin Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:26 Comcast Ventures invests in Brian Jeong and Phillip Wong’s next-generation men’s personal brandCo-founders Brian Jeong and Phillip WongIt’s no secret. Men do care. They care a lot about how they smell, look…
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Comcast Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Comcast Ventures founded?

    Comcast Ventures was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Comcast Ventures key executives?

    Comcast Ventures's key executives are Amy Banse, Gil Beyda and Andrew Cleland.

  • Where is Comcast Ventures headquarters?

    Comcast Ventures headquarters is located at 23 Geary St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Comcast Ventures offices?

    Comcast Ventures has offices in San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia and Santa Monica.

  • How many offices does Comcast Ventures have?

    Comcast Ventures has 4 offices.