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
Size (employees)15 (est)
Websitecomcastventures.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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
Sam Landman

Sam Landman

Managing Director
Dinesh Moorjani

Dinesh Moorjani

Managing Director
Rick Prostko

Rick Prostko

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 to fold Comcast Ventures into corporate business division, focus on strategic investment

Comcast is narrowing the focus of Comcast Ventures to only strategic investments in a move that's likely to lead to partner defections.

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…
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Comcast Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Comcast Ventures Blogs

Comcast Ventures Holiday Gift Guide

Comcast Ventures Holiday Gift Guide admin Thu, 11/12/2020 - 14:52 All of us at Comcast Ventures would like to wish you and your loved ones a Happy Holiday season. After a year like 2020, we all deserve a little something special. Shop from our CV Gift Guide featuring special discounts from our po…

GCV Powerlist 2020: #3 Amy Banse

GCV Powerlist 2020: #3 Amy Banse Jennifer_wade@… Wed, 09/23/2020 - 17:44 The top 25: Amy Banse, managing director and head of funds, Comcast Ventures By Liwen-Edison Fu Amy Banse leads Comcast Ventures, mass media group Comcast’s corporate venture capital (CVC) arm, as managing director and…

Black founders receiving more venture capital spurs innovation, says entrepreneur Morgan DeBaun

Black founders receiving more venture capital spurs innovation, says entrepreneur Morgan DeBaun Jennifer_wade@… Wed, 09/23/2020 - 16:16 By Kevin Stankiewicz  Entrepreneur Morgan DeBaun told CNBC on Thursday that more funding can make its way to Black founders if venture capitalists recast some a…

Nurx has $22.5 million in new money, a path to profitability and new treatments for migraines on the way

Nurx has $22.5 million in new money, a path to profitability and new treatments for migraines on the way kristy_leong@c… Fri, 09/11/2020 - 16:12 Image Credits: Nurx As the COVID-19 epidemic spread across the U.S. earlier this year, Nurx,  like most other digital providers of healthcare and pr…

CTI Towers Sells 1,150 Tower Portfolio to Melody Investments

CTI Towers Sells 1,150 Tower Portfolio to Melody Investments kristy_leong@c… Fri, 09/11/2020 - 15:50 Melody Investment Advisors, an alternative asset manager focused on mission-critical communications infrastructure, yesterday announced the entry into a definitive agreement to acquire CTI Tower…

CTI Towers: The Pain and Progress Through a Relentlessness Pursuit

CTI Towers: The Pain and Progress Through a Relentlessness Pursuit admin Tue, 09/01/2020 - 15:06 For all of the talk about disruptors inventing the latest in Silicon Valley innovation, this is a story about what happens when entrepreneurs find success by embracing traditional technology with a re…
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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.

  • How many employees does Comcast Ventures have?

    Comcast Ventures has 15 employees.

  • 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.