DreamIt Ventures and Comcast have partnered up to create opportunities for minority tech startups with the Minority Entrepreneur Accelerator Program.
The Minority Entrepreneur Accelerator Program features 5 minority startups including
ElectNext, a company that works like a dating site, for your elections. Clients can compare candidates and find the perfect fit.
Kwelia, a company that produces quantitatively derived analytical tools that will facilitate decision-making for residential real estate.
Metalayer, a visual search company that turns the real world into sortable data.
Qwite, a location-based service, taking clients where they want to go — from intent, to experience and memories.
ThaTrunk Inc., a company that uses mobile commerce and geocast technology to help digital creators resonate with their fans and potential consumers.
Participants will be mentored by, experts in marketing and learn about brand building, business development, financial modeling, business plans, distribution and customer acquisitions.
In addition, they will be provided with office space, working alongside the other startups selected and be provided with donated legal, accounting and administrative help. At the end of the three-month period, the startups will have the opportunity to pitch to venture capital and angel investors at a demo day in Philadelphia to secure further funding to create a sustainable business.
The Minority Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, is Comcast Interactive Capital’s first investment initiative from the $20 million fund created by Comcast as part of the NBCUniversal transaction that is committed to expanding opportunities for minority entrepreneurs.Category: Entrepreneur, Featured | Tags: accelerator, Business, comcast, dreamit venture, Entrepreneur, minority, tech