Companies chosen for the third class of the accelerator signed 25 business deals with consortium partners
Comcast has announced that the 10 companies chosen for the third class of the Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech Accelerator, powered by Boomtown, have secured 25 pilots, partnerships, and commercial deals while participating in the customized program.
Comcast set up the accelerator as part of a larger effort to encourage innovation in the area of sports technology.
In the past six months, the 10 companies in the accelerator collaborated with experts from Comcast, NBCUniversal, Sky, and Boomtown, along with SportsTech’s advisors, including NBC Sports, NBC Sports Next, Sky Sports, Comcast Spectacor, and GOLF, as well as Premier League, NASCAR, WWE, and PGA TOUR, and three US Olympic sports organizations – U.S. Ski & Snowboard, USA Swimming, and USA Cycling – to hone and advance their readiness for commercial success.
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