Applications open for Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT labs accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is now accepting applications for its second class, the company said.

Founders from around the world developing the next generation of connectivity, media, and entertainment companies are encouraged to apply now through April 7 for this year´s program. The class will begin on July 15, 2019.

The accelerator is part of Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs, a collection of programs that give talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal´s renowned network of partners, brands, and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in connectivity, media, and entertainment.

Comcast NBCUniversal and Techstars will select up to 12 startups to participate in this immersive 13-week program and position the companies for possible partnerships with Comcast NBCUniversal´s partners and brands.

Accepted applicants will partner with mentors and teams at the new Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia. They will also participate in custom workshops, training sessions, and business meetings unique to the company and its LIFT Labs program.

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.