Comcast Launches SportsTech Startup Accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal launched a startup accelerator that will give accepted ventures $50,000 in equity-based funding and participation in a boot camp. “Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech is not your ordinary accelerator,” says the company on its website. “We’re changing the way sports are played, both on and off the field.” Driven by Comcast NBCUniversal and partners, brands, and professional sports organizations including NASCAR, Golf Channel, USA Ski & Snowboard, Sky Sports and more, the  12-week accelerator program is designed to “bring your sports tech idea to life, get it to market, and provide players and teams with a competitive edge built on technology and innovation.”

 

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