Comcast names winners of 'Innovations 4 entrepreneurs'

Tuesday 7 June 2016 | 16:03 CET | News

Comcast Business announced that six businesses from across the US, three entrepreneurs and three start-up businesses, were named grand prize winners in the 'Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs' contest, a national competition that awards cash and consultation services to the selected winners who submitted entries explaining how they could expand on or modify technology to help enhance their business.

The grand prize winners come from a wide range of industries and locations across the U.S. These are Cavu Biotherapies, a veterinary onco-biotechnology company; Hall Brands, a family-owned business that produces a baked cheese snack called Chedz; Kidsports, a children’s facility offering an indoor play centre and a state-licensed child care centre; Marketplace New England, a gift shop providing a wholesale model market for emerging and established crafts people; VR Therapy and Counseling Center, a provider of mental health services for individuals, couples, and families using a multi-sensory virtual reality system, as well as Westlight Studios, a member-based photography and video studio created to help photographers use professional facilities without the overhead.

Each grand prize winner will receive a USD 20,000 cash award as well as a trip to Comcast headquarters in Philadelphia where they will consult with teams of business innovation experts on how to implement their technology plan. This year’s roster includes 15 experts who will cover the topics of financials, business planning, operations and technology, growth strategy and marketing.

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