Comcast Ventures

Founded 1999

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Total investments 334
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$27M
Portfolio companies 168
Rounds per year 7.64
Lead investments 59
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 60
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Enterprise Software
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • Software
Summary

Comcast Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1999. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco. The venture was found in North America in United States. Comcast Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Slack Technologies, Instacart, DocuSign. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Advertising.

We also calculated 18 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Comcast Ventures, startups are often financed by SV Angel, Intel Capital, Genacast Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Intel Capital, Cisco. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Opposing the other organizations, this Comcast Ventures works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Comcast Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Madison Reed

Beauty
E-Commerce
Retail
Retail Technology
Venture - Series Unknown
52M24 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco

Tovala

Cooking
Delivery
Food and Beverage
Late Stage Venture
30M04 Feb 2021 United States, Chicago

Zapata Computing

Computer
Quantum Computing
Software
Early Stage Venture
38M19 Nov 2020 United States, Boston

Cooper

Information Technology
Internet
Software
Seed
2M17 Nov 2020 Netherlands, Amsterdam

Curbio

Commercial Real Estate
Home Renovation
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
Late Stage Venture
25M13 Nov 2020 United States, " United States"}

Late Stage Venture
18M28 Oct 2020

DrayNow

Logistics
Marketplace
Transportation
Early Stage Venture
2M14 Oct 2020 United States, " United States"}

Papa

Elder Care
Elderly
Nursing and Residential Care
Early Stage Venture
18M22 Sep 2020 United States, Miami

Zapata Computing

Computer
Quantum Computing
Software
Early Stage Venture
3M28 Aug 2020 United States, Boston
News
Branch Energy Raises $4.5M in Seed Funding
– Branch Energy, a tech-powered, green energy provider focused on helping consumers reduce their energy bills and carbon footprints, raised $4.5m in seed funding. – The round was led by Comcast Ventures with participation from Global Founders Capital, Inovia Capital, and Assaf Wand – CEO of home insurance unicorn Hippo. – The company intends to use the funds to: launch in the US in states with deregulated energy markets, expand the team, grow the data, and analytic infrastructure development. Read more

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