Genacast Ventures


Gil Beyda, Founder & Managing Partner

Gil is a seasoned entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. Gil launched his first company Mind Games in 1982 to develop games for the original Apple II. Gil then started a software consulting firm with Fortune 100 clients in the U.S., Asia and Europe.

In 1995, Gil helped pioneer Internet advertising by founding Real Media, the first online ad network and ad server company. After Real Media was acquired in 2001, Gil pioneered the next wave of online advertising as CTO of TACODA, the first behavioral targeting, ad network. Following AOL’s acquisition of TACODA in 2007, Gil founded Genacast Ventures in partnership with Comcast Ventures.

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Roger Chen

Prior to joining Genacast Ventures, Roger held several roles in tech and venture capital including several years working on product at Google, with stints in Maps, Chrome, and Spam. Roger also helped found the Philadelphia chapter of InSITE and currently serves as its President.

Roger studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Michigan and is currently completing an MBA at Wharton.

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Comcast Ventures

Comcast Ventures focuses on broadband, interactive and enterprise businesses to enable the success of our portfolio companies by applying the unique resources, contacts, experience, and insight of both Comcast Ventures and the Comcast family of companies.

Genacast Ventures was formed in partnership with Comcast Ventures.