Comcast Ventures Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica

Comcast Ventures, the venture capital arm of Comcast Corporation, announced this morning that it has opened up an office in Santa Monica, and hired on Dinesh Moorjani as Managing Director in the new office. Moorjani was previously Executive-in-Residence at Warburg Pincus, and also was founder and CEO of Hatch Labs. According to Comcast, Moorjani helped co-found Tinder out of Hatch Labs, and also has served at IAC/InteractiveCorp and Samsung Electronics. Moorjani also serves as adjunct professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and is a faculty advisor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management. Comcast Ventures says Moorjani will be seeking to make investments in various sectors, including data and business intelligence, marketplaces and social networks.