How Comcast NBCUniversal’s LIFT Labs Created a Startup Program with Impact

by Kaitlin Milliken, Staff Writer

Five years ago, Comcast NBCUniversal announced that the company would open a new Technology Center in City Center, Philadelphia. The announcement included one line that said the facility would also “offer space for local technology startups.”

Danielle Cohn, the Executive Director for Entrepreneurial Engagement for Comcast NBCUniversal, spent four years building that sentence into a comprehensive startup program known as LIFT Labs. “So we took that line in the press release and turned it into what LIFT Labs is today,” she said.

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