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Michael Yang

  • Managing Director
  • Silicon Valley

Michael has done the big company thing (Yahoo!), the start-up thing (Zaplet), been a financial VC (Atlas Venture) and has now been a corporate VC for Comcast Ventures since 2009. Based in Palo Alto, he focuses on emerging technology markets such as health tech, Internet of Things, and VR/AR. In health tech, Michael’s investments include Accolade and Healthy Dollar, projects in deep collaboration with Comcast Benefits. In IoT, he has invested in BodyMedia (sold to Jawbone), August (sold to Assa Abloy) and Automatic (sold to SiriusXM). In VR, he is a board director for Baobab Studios, Felix & Paul Studios and Spaces. His other key investments include KiwiCo, a Comcast Accelerate partner and NinthDecimal, a Comcast advertising partner. He’s a Harvard MBA and UPenn/Wharton grad.

Investments:
Accolade Baobab Studios CreativeLIVE Felix & Paul Studios Meta NextVR NinthDecimal SPACES Talix KiwiCo Pony.ai PrecisionHawk