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Sam Landman

Sam Landman

Managing Director

Comcast Ventures

Philadelphia, PA

Principal at Comcast Ventures with a focus on digital media, advertising and consumer Internet-related venture investing. Fan of the Steelers and my dog Jackson.

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Comcast Ventures

Managing Director, Philadelphia and New York Offices

I am in charge of sourcing and identifying new investment opportunities, conducting due diligence on pending investments, and advising Comcast Ventures portfolio companies. I led CV's investment in and serve (or served) on the board of Fullscreen, Videology, VHX, Axial, WhoSay and Integrate. I also led or co-led CV investments into Taboola, Tastemade, Birchbox, Nextdoor and Baublebar.

Career

CES 2015: The Business of Digital Entertainment

I was Invited to present among other innovators in the entertainment industry during the Variety Entertainment Summit for CES 2015.

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Tastemade

Check out one of our portfolio companies, Tastemade!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers sharing our favorite recipes and dishes from around the globe.

Investment Professional

Genacast Ventures

Genacast Ventures is a seed fund that invests up to $750,000 in technology-centric Internet start-ups, primarily in New York City. Genacast is a partnership between serial entrepreneur Gil Beyda and Comcast Ventures. I worked for Genacast on a part-time basis throughout business school, as Genacast's second team member, and I continue to work closely with Genacast as an investment professional with Comcast Ventures.

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Career
Board Leadership
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Board Member at VHX

VHX is an online digital distribution platform helping creators connect with and sell video content.

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Board Member at Axial

Axial is an online network for professionals who run, advise, and finance private companies.

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Board Director at WhoSay, Inc.

WhoSay is a media company that gives direct access to constant, unfiltered celebrity content.

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Board Director at Videology Group

Videology is one of the world’s leading video advertising platforms.

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Board Member at Integrate

Integrate addresses the challenges marketers face while acquiring new prospects & customers.

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Past: Board Director at Fullscreen, Inc.

Fullscreen, Inc. is a global network of content creators and brands on YouTube.

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Past: Board Member at Perfect Market

Perfect Market, Inc. provides digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic & revenue

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The Electric Sheep Company

Director of Business Development

As the Director of Business Development for The Electric Sheep Company, an Emmy award-winning creator of virtual worlds and social games, I was responsible for leading strategic deals with major media corporations, including NBC, Warner Bros., Major League Baseball, and The National Basketball Association. I worked with the Electric Sheep Company, first as an investor and later as a member of the management team, for three years.

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Inspiration

“Failures are an inevitable part of any entrepreneur's journey toward success. Perseverance is the key.”

Gladwyne Partners

Senior Associate

I worked as a Senior Associate for Gladwyne Partners, managing the $515 million Invemed Catalyst Fund. The Invemed Catalyst Fund was founded by three ex Lazard Freres partners and Ken Langone, a co-founder of The Home Depot. Sam worked on a range of early and late stage investments in technology, media, and service industries including Ambassadors Group, Geeknet (owner of Sourceforge.net, Slashdot, and ThinkGeek), World Wrestling Entertainment, and The Electric Sheep Company.

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Locations
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New York City

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Philadelphia

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Silicon Valley

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Los Angeles

Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business

MBA, 2009

Bucknell University

Economics, Political Science