Thursday, March 23, 2017
Boomtown Powers New Accelerator For Comcast NBCUniversal
Boulder, Colorado-based startup accelerator operator Boomtown has scored a big win this morning, as media giant Comcast NBCUniversal said it will launch a new startup accelerator, The Farm, which will be run by Boomtown. Comcast NBCUniversal said The Farm Startup Accelerator will offer up a variety of programs to support and nurture startups, including a 12-week accelerator program directed by Boom town. The new program will be run in Atlanta, where Comcast NBCUniveral is based. Comcast said the new accelerator is seeking startups focused on mobility, connectivity and communications companies, but will also consider other businesses. The program will launch in early 2018.