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Comcast Folds Ventures Arm into Business Development Unit

Comcast is folding its venture capital arm into its corporate business development  division as it seeks to focus its investments more on its business initiatives. The move isn’t a surprise given that Comcast Ventures head, Amy Banse, announced she was departing in September. Now the investment team will report to longtime Comcast executive Sam Schwartz. Comcast Ventures over the years has...

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