Comcast NBCUniversal has launched LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs, a multi-city program that will focus on assisting startups with new innovations in media, entertainment and connectivity, the company said.
It will be comprised of a variety of programs offered online and in person, including a startup accelerator, entrepreneurs´ resource center, and programs on how to bring their innovations to market.
LIFT stands for “Leveraging Innovation For Tomorrow” and builds on the spirit of entrepreneurship created by Comcast´s founder, Ralph Roberts, who was a pioneer in the cable industry and one of America´s great entrepreneurs. The flagship location will be called LIFT Labs PHL and will be in the new Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia when it opens in early 2018. A second LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs program in Atlanta will launch in 2018 with additional details, including its accelerator partner, to be announced soon.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.