By combining the best characteristics of traditional venture funds with the technical insight, scale and experience of a strategic investor, Comcast Ventures offers a best-in-class value proposition for entrepreneurs, portfolio companies, partnering investors, and the Comcast family of companies.
For more than 30 years, Edison Partners has been helping CEOs and their executive teams navigate the entrepreneurial journey to build successful companies. Through the unique combination of growth capital and the Edison Edge platform, consisting of operating leverage, the Edison Director Network, and executive education, Edison employs a holistic approach to accelerating growth and creating value for businesses. Edison targets companies with $5 to $20 million in revenue in the financial technology, healthcare IT, and enterprise technology sectors.
Anthemis Group is the leading digital financial services investment and advisory firm focused on re-inventing financial services through technology for the 21st century. They advise, transform and invest in businesses that are building better ways to design, consume and distribute financial services in the Information Economy.
Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that partners with passionate entrepreneurs to innovate and build successful technology companies. The firm specializes in leading Seed and Series A rounds collaborating with angel investors, other venture capital firms and strategic partners. The Blumberg Capital team are active investors and board members – operating as an extension of the entrepreneurs’ network. Blumberg Capital is headquartered in San Francisco with team members in Tel Aviv and New York.
MissionOG partners with high-growth businesses that have proven models in segments where its team has had success as operators and investors, including financial services and payments, data platforms, and software. The team applies its experience and capabilities to a group of highly skilled and passionate entrepreneurs whose businesses are on the cusp of exponential growth. Headquartered in Philadelphia, MissionOG is managed by operators who have effectively built early to growth stage businesses and guided them through successful acquisitions.
LionBird invests in promising startups that utilize technology to meaningfully improve offline processes in healthcare, commerce, and enterprise. The LionBird management team combines the experience of Fortune 100 senior executives with that of veteran entrepreneurs to provide its portfolio companies with the guidance and support required to scale early-stage startups into leading global corporations.
Recognized globally as one of the most influential leaders in financial services, Deanna is an acclaimed turnaround strategist known for her ability to transform entrenched institutions into customer-centric champions. She is currently the CEO of CameoWorks LLC, a non-executive director for Tesco PLC, Tesco Bank, NCR Corporation, the AXA Group, and a senior advisor to Bain and Company. Prior to CameoWorks, Deanna served as Vice Chair, Global Retail Banking and CEO of the UK and Western Europe retail banking divisions at Barclays.
Co-founder and Managing Director of ClearPath Partners, Raymond is an experienced business leader with broad capabilities encompassing strategy, corporate development, marketing, leadership, operations and execution in companies ranging from early stage to Fortune 500. His specialty is mentoring/coaching CEOs. His successful career spans leadership positions at Yahoo! (SVP), Intuit (CMO), and Boston Consulting Group (Partner).
Mr. Kingsborough has been recognized for his many outstanding career achievements, including Venture Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the prepaid industry’s Executive of the Year and the Outstanding Contribution Award for the Private Sector from President Ronald Reagan. His marketing achievements have been chronicled in the Harvard Business Review and numerous business publications. He was the founder and CEO of Blackhawk Network, as well as a former V.P. and G.M. at PayPal.
Founding General Partner of Opus Capital, an early stage venture capital fund. Previously, Isaac was a Partner and Managing Director for Israel at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Prior to Lightspeed, Isaac was the founder and CEO of Concorde Solutions Inc. (CSI), which he sold to Bank of America becoming SVP at BofA with responsibility for running the bank’s E-ventures group and an advisor to the strategic investments group.