This Year’s Disney Accelerator Companies are Building The Future of esports, Learning, Location-based Virtual Reality, Media Production and Distribution, Messaging Commerce, Real-time Entertainment, and Robotics
BURBANK, Calif., July. 11, 2017-- The Walt Disney Company today announced the eleven 2017 Disney Accelerator companies that are helping build the future of media and entertainment. The Disney Accelerator is designed to connect these Disney portfolio companies with the creativity, imagination, and expertise of The Walt Disney Company, providing them unprecedented access to Disney’s leadership team, mentorship, and support. The 2017 Disney Accelerator is helping shape the future at the intersection of entertainment and technology with some of today’s most innovative entrepreneurs who are creating new entertainment formats, developing new technologies and reimagining digital monetization and personalization.
The 2017 Disney Accelerator companies include:
- Samba TV: a data and analytics company providing essential television insights by leveraging a source of real-time, opt-in viewership data across broadcast, cable TV, OTT, and digital media. Through software integrations with smart TV manufacturers, Samba recognizes content and associated viewership patterns making TV audiences more addressable and measurable while helping marketers activate cross-screen campaigns and maximize their impact. Download Full Press Release