Comcast Interactive Capital, the venture capital arm of the media giant, has partnered with Philadelphia based venture fund and startup accelerator Dreamit Ventures to provide seed funding, training, mentoring and other benefits to minority-led startups through DreamIt’s accelerator program.
The new $350,000 fund will give five minority-led startups for its Fall Philadelphia 2011 program a… → Read More
With a fresh infusion of $4 million from Comcast Interactive Capital, which it raised recently in a series B financing (with previous investor BlueRun also pitching in), hyperlocal places database Fwix is pushing out a major upgrade to its developer API today. Fwix is creating an open database of places in partnership with Factual . Developers will be able to pull data about millions of places… → Read More
If you have an idea for a startup in New York City, this might just be the summer for you to get that idea off the ground. There is no shortage of startup accelerators, incubators, and other venture programs to help get you started—from TechStars NYC and HackNY to DreamIt and FinTech for financial startups. And there is also NYC SeedStart, which is now taking applications for digital media… → Read More
Perfect Market Inc. has raised another $9 million — bringing its total funding to $28 million — for technology and services to help publishers generate web traffic, and make more money off their content. Comcast Interactive Capital led the round, joined by the company’s existing investors: Idealab, Rustic Canyon Partners, Tribune Company and Trinity Ventures.
Chief executive and president of… → Read More
Voice messaging company Bubble Motion has secured $6 million in financing from Palomar Ventures, for which this is the first investment in the startup, and existing investors Sequoia Capital and Comcast Interactive Capital.