Accelerators

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator powered by Techstars

This program is designed to elevate connectivity, media, & entertainment startups, tapping experts from the global network of Comcast NBCUniversal. In 2021 this program hopes to provide hybrid virtual/ in-person programming, if possible, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2021 T5

Hybrid Program
This program is running virtually with some optional in-person events.

Feb 22nd, 2021

Applications Open

May 12th, 2021

Final Deadline

Aug 16th, 2021

Accelerator Starts

Nov 4th, 2021

Demo Day

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"I push entrepreneurs to set challenging, yet achievable goals."

KJ Singh, Managing Director
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The Team

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KJ Singh
Managing Director
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Mariah Schmidt
Program Manager

Partners

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"My mentors asked me hard questions and made sure I was thinking through my next steps. Now, I look forward to returning the favor."
Toni Murphy
Vice President, Sales and Marketing - Keystone Region at Comcast and Techstars mentor
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"Startups remind us that you can work fast, fail fast, and ultimately succeed. They have a great combination of intelligence, insight and tenacity that I love to be a part of."
Zane Vella
Vice President, Product - Interactivity and Advertising at Comcast and Techstars mentor
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"Mentorship gives me a lot of personal gratification to still be plugged into startups, and I hope I can help them avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made along the way."
Matt Zelesko
Chief Technology Officer at Comcast and Techstars mentor

Mentors

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"We've gotten so much support through the network and the concept of #GiveFirst. I mentor so I can pay it forward and help other founders."
Cristina Flaschen
CEO and Founder of Pandium and mentor for Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator Powered by Techstars
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"We've gotten so much support through the network and the concept of #GiveFirst. I mentor so I can pay it forward and help other founders."
Cristina Flaschen
CEO and Founder of Pandium and mentor for Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator Powered by Techstars
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"Starting a business is hard and lonely. I mentor to #givefirst, help founders to not make the same mistakes I did, and to listen and spread positivity."
Susanne Mitschke
CEO & Founder of Citrus Labs
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"Techstars has been an amazing support. Mentoring provides an opportunity for me to give back by helping founders solve complex challenges."
Bharat Krish
Co-Founder & CEO of RefineAI and CTO of TIME
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"The Techstars network has provided incredible mentorship as we've grown, and it's important to continue that impact by working with new founders. It's rewarding to grow together!"
Christine Schindler
CEO & Co-founder of PathSpot Technologies
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Moisey Uretsky
Co-Founder of Welcome Homes
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“Techstars was a foundational part of GreatHorn’s growth. I’m honored to have the opportunity to work as a mentor, and give back for all of the help I’ve received over the years.”
Kevin O'Brien
CEO & Founder of GreatHorn

Companies

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