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These SoCal Startups Are Getting Ahead of the Game Via Comcast’s Sports Tech Accelerator

A few years ago, language translation startup LetzChat learned that there was a big need for its services in the sports world. In 2020, the company…

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‘Minor league’ of sports gaming startup aims for 30,000 users

Atlanta startup MoneyLine Gaming Inc. aims to make it easier for young sports fans to play fantasy sports and bet on teams. With a recent investment…

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NBC Deal With Pilot Eye-Tracking Startup Draws Viewers, Comcast Backing

NBC Sports will demo Headvantage cameras at two celebrity golf tournaments this summer, while the startup secures partnerships in other sports as…

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Audazzio Continuing Live QR Rollout Thanks to $1.4M Capital Raise

Audazzio, an innovative software startup and recent participant in Comcast NBCUniversal’s SportsTech Accelerator program, announces the close of a…

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Comcast NBCUniversal Accelerator Program Focusing On Sports Technology Startups

In January 2020, Comcast Corp. announced that it was launching a program for sports technology-focused startups. The idea was for the…

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Ten Startups Selected for Comcast NBCU SportsTech Accelerator

Comcast has selected 10 startups for the second class of the Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator. The PGA Tour and WWE have been added as…

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WWE Named Advisor To Comcast NBCU SportsTech Accelerator Program

WWE has been named as an advisor to the second class of Comcast’s NBCU SportsTech Accelerator Program. Comcast announced on Tuesday (per TV…

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San Diego sports-tech company lands huge opportunity with Comcast NBCUniversal

What bit of happenstance nudged a La Mesa man to create the sports start-up Meetlete? Was it the nerve-wracking graduation waiting game at Granite…

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Comcast Picks 10 Startups as Part of Its Wide-Ranging Sports Tech Accelerator

Comcast has announced its second cohort of companies for its sports tech accelerator, selecting 10 startups from more than 800 applicants in 44…

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SportsTech Accelerator announces second class

Comcast has announced its second cohort of companies for its sports tech accelerator, selecting 10 startups from more than 800 applicants in 44…

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Comcast Sets Lineup for Second SportsTech Accelerator Program

The companies are developing social and community platforms, payment systems and ways to analyze athletic performance. The 10 participating startups…

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Meet the Next 10 Startups Picked for Comcast NBCUniversal’s SportsTech Accelerator

This cohort was selected from a pool of 800 applications to participate in the 12-week hybrid program.

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PGA Tour invests in future of golf tech with Comcast NBCUniversal partnership

On Tuesday it was announced the PGA Tour is investing in the tech future of the game via a new partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech, a…

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PGA Tour invests in future of golf tech with Comcast NBCUniversal partnership

On Tuesday it was announced the PGA Tour is investing in the tech future of the game via a new partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech, a…

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PGA Tour, WWE Join SportsTech Accelerator

The PGA Tour and WWE have joined the Comcast NBCUniveral SportsTech Accelerator as advisors when it commences its second cohort of startups in…

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PGA Tour and WWE Take On Advising Role With Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator

The PGA Tour and WWE have joined the Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator as advisors. Both organizations will now have access to products from…

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WWE, PGA Tour Join NBCUniversal’s Startup Accelerator Program

Comcast NBCUniveral SportsTech Accelerator’s newest expert partners will advise a new class of startups starting in February. The WWE and the PGA…

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@ComcastSport Welcomes New Partners @PGATOUR and @WWE #sportstech

We’re excited to announce that our network of partners has grown with the addition of PGA TOUR and WWE—two iconic sports brands that will join…

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Comcast NBC Universal Reports WWE, PGA Tour Have Joined Co.’s SportsTech Accelerator As Advisors

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WWE Joins Comcast NBCU’s SportsTech Accelerator

WWE has joined Comcast NBCUniversal’s SportsTech Accelerator. Comcast NBCUniversal announced today that WWE and the PGA Tour have joined their…

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Boomtown Alum Trueface shows how facial recognition can be used in stadiums

Banning fans for life sounded good, but the penalty was difficult to actually enforce. But soon—and in some places, already—security guards won’t…

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The Sonar Company Raises $1 Million to Bring Ultrasonic Tech to Sports

The Sonar Company, which hopes to enable in-venue and at-home fan engagement opportunities for teams and broadcasters, has closed a $1 million funding…

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Comcast Program Shows Future of Sports Technology

In 2020, Comcast created a three-month program with Boomtown Accelerators for sports technology startups. The program’s debut class highlights…

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The Sonar Company Raises $1 Million to Bring Ultrasonic Tech to Sports

The Sonar Company, which hopes to enable in-venue and at-home fan engagement opportunities for teams and broadcasters, has closed a $1 million funding…

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Olympics: How brands are using AI to track their in-game sponsorships

Companies like Eon Media are crunching the numbers to determine “exposure ROI.”

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Jenna Kurath, Head of Comcast/NBC Universal Sports Tech Accelerator

Jenna Kurath began working with start up through NBC Sports a few years ago and now has some success stories across an array of technologies that will…

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Sixteen Business Deals Reached by Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator, powered by Boomtown

The first annual Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator, powered by Boomtown Accelerators, today announced the 10 startups participating in the…

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Big day for Comcast NBCU accelerator program

The inaugural Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator, powered by Boomtown Accelerators, today is announcing that the 10 startups participating in…

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Comcast NBC SportsTech Accelerator Hosts Inaugural Demo Day; Applications Now Open for 2022

The 10 startups that participated in the first Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator pitched their products and innovations yesterday in a demo…

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Toronto startups strike deals with NASCAR, Olympic teams through Comcast SportsTech Accelerator

Eon Media, which uses AI to generate detailed brand-exposure data for broadcasters, is launching pilots with U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Dibz, whose…

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NBCU Completes Sports Tech Investments And Readies Olympics Pilot Programs

Comcast-owned NBCU culminated its inaugural SportsTech Accelerator program on Wednesday, investing $50,000 in each of 10 startups and blessing those…

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Nascar Partners With Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator To Streamline Logistics

Nascar is finding new ways to include startup businesses as part of the preparation for the Next Gen car and business model, which is set to take the…

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Comcast NBCUniversal picks 10 sports and esports startups for SportsTech Accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal today announced it has picked 10 sports tech and esports startups for the first annual Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech…

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A New Accelerator Program for Startups in the Sports Technology Industry

Jenna Kurath, Head Of Comcast Nbcuniversal’s SportsTech Accelerator provides details about the new program helping startups develop and grow…

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Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator Launches With 10 Startups

Comcast NBCUniversal announced the first class of startups chosen for its SportsTech accelerator program, buying equity in 10 companies across…

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Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator Launches With 10 Startups

Comcast NBCUniversal announced the first class of startups chosen for its SportsTech accelerator program, buying equity in 10 companies across…

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Comcast NBCUniversal Launches First SportsTech Accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal’s inaugural SportsTech Accelerator program started yesterday with 10 startups beginning a virtual 12-week program that will…

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Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator Selects 2 Atlanta Startups for Inaugural Cohort

“Sports have withstood recessions in the past, but nothing can withstand COVID 100 percent,” Jenna Kurath, Vice President of Accelerator…

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10 start-ups selected for the Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator

Today Comcast NBCUniversal announced the 10 start-ups selected for the inaugural Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator, of which Sky Sports is a…

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Comcast NBCUniversal Announces the 10 Startups Selected for the Inaugural SportsTech Accelerator, powered by Boomtown

Comcast NBCUniversal today announced the 10 startups selected for the first annual Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator, powered by Boomtown…

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Comcast reveals 10 startups picked for first SportsTech Accelerator

The companies will work with mentors from places like NBC Sports and NASCAR.

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Two Atlanta startups chosen for Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator

Two Atlanta startups are participating in the first annual Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator. A William Pleshette Company, which produces…

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Safety Skin, a Cleveland startup, chosen for first SportsTech Accelerator program

Safety Skin co-founder and CEO, John Kulbis, is participating in the 12-week program, which culminates in a Demo Day on May 26.

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Comcast NBCUniversal, Boulder’s Boomtown name sports tech accelerator firms

Ten firms have been selected to participate in the first cohort of a new sports technology startup accelerator led by Comcast NBCUniversal Corp. and…

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Safety Skin, an Ohio startup, chosen for first SportsTech Accelerator program

Cleveland startup Safety Skin has been chosen by Comcast NBCUniversal to be part of its inaugural SportsTech Accelerator program to be held virtually…

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San Antonio company selected to inaugural class of international accelerator

San Antonio-based startup The Sonar Company is one of 10 startups selected for the first annual Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator.

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Impact Ventures: Meet nVenue, a Sports Tech Startup That Wants to ‘Revolutionize the World of Fan-Engagement’

nVenue hopes to marry tech and sports in a way that enhances the game-watching experience. The Dallas-based startup has set out to open a new market…

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Comcast NBCUniversal, Boomtown name sports tech accelerator firms

Ten firms have been selected to participate in the first cohort of a new sports technology startup accelerator led by Comcast NBCUniversal Corp. and…

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Comcast launches SportsTech startup accelerator with NASCAR and others

Comcast NBCUniversal believes it can access startup innovation while supporting future Olympic gold-medalists. The American mass media company…

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In Quest For Innovation, Comcast NBCUniversal Launches Sports Technology Accelerator

As recently as a decade ago, many of the Fortune 250 companies were largely uninterested in the sports sector. There has, however, been a paradigm…

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Comcast Creates Accelerator for Sports Startups

Comcast Corp. is funding a new startup accelerator in a bid to connect its media properties and sports league partners with emerging marketing, media…

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Comcast launches accelerator for sports start-ups that could give it a leg up on new technology

Comcast said Tuesday it is launching a new accelerator for start-ups that could help it leverage a multibillion dollar market opportunity in sports.…

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Comcast just launched a startup accelerator to help it grab a slice of the $32 billion sports-tech industry — and entrepreneurs looking for funding in 2020 should take note

Comcast is launching a new startup accelerator focused exclusively on sports technology companies, a gambit by the cable giant to tap into the…

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Comcast launches accelerator for sports tech startups

Comcast NBCUniversal announced on Tuesday the launch of a sports tech accelerator, now accepting applications for seed funding. Comcast Cable Central…

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Comcast Launches Accelerator for Sports Technology Startups

Comcast is launching SportsTech, a new startup accelerator seeking innovation that can enhance competitive and professional sports. Jenna Kurath, Vice…

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Comcast launches $45M sports tech accelerator program out of The Battery

Comcast NBCUniversal has launched a new accelerator program for sports tech startups called SportsTech and it will be operated out of Comcast Central…

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Comcast launches sports accelerator for tech startups at The Battery in Cobb

Comcast NBC Universal has launched a sports and technology accelerator in Cobb County that plans to support as many as 10 startups in a program this…

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Comcast NBCUniversal Launches Atlanta-Based Accelerator Targeting Sports Technology Startups

Comcast NBCUniversal has announced the launch of SportsTech, a three-month global accelerator for multi-stage sports technology startups that will be…

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Boulder-based Boomtown, Comcast team on sports-technology accelerator

Boulder-based startup accelerator Boomtown is partnering with Comcast NBCUniversal LLC to launch SportsTech, a new sports-technology accelerator…

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Comcast launches $45M sports tech accelerator program in Atlanta

The Battery outside of Atlanta is home to a variety of restaurants, residences and retail shops — and thanks to a new partnership a thinktank for…

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Sky Sports and Comcast launch sports tech accelerator

Sky Sports and Comcast NBCUniversal are launching ‘SportsTech’, a global accelerator programme to mentor, develop and fund sports tech startups on…

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Comcast NBCUniversal Launches New Sports Tech Startup Accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal is introducing a new startup accelerator intended to bolster the sports media giant’s innovation efforts, while keeping a pulse…

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Comcast To Launch Sports Tech Accelerator This Year

Comcast NBCUniversal will select 10 sports-tech startups to join a new accelerator that will launch outside Atlanta this summer, hoping to supercharge…

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