1776 Ventures

1776 Ventures

1776 Ventures is a Washington, DC-based venture capital firm focused on seed funding.

1776 Ventures started out of the 1776 incubator based in Washington, DC., in 2014. Their investments are focused in seed funding in companies operating in consumer critical sectors.

Investments

They don't have a geographical focus. Instead they focus on companies they feel are working solve problems between government and startups. These have included investments in Brazil, Argentica, United States, Germany and have included companies alwaysprepped, Aquicore, Babyscripts, BitOasis, CancerIQ, Cognotion, Dorsata, Edbacker, EverCharge, EdSurge, Final, Fluent City, Goodworld, Guild, Handup, HopSkipDrive, Lingua.ly, MPowerFinancing, Orchestra One, Playposit, Practice, Plugsurfing, Radiator Labs, Ridescout, Seamlessdocs, Shippify, StudySoup, Swiftly, Toast, Transit Screen, Twiga, WaterLens, Voyhoy and YellowBrick.

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Funded Companies

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Babyscripts

A women's health company with mobile application for expectant mothers prescribed by OBGYNs. It was founded in 2013 and is located in Washington, D.C.

Guild developed a tool for companies to offer tuition reimbursement and education as a benefit.

Swiftly is a San Francisco-based company founded in 2014 by Jonathan Simkin, Will Dayton and Mike Smith.

Twiga Foods is a Nairobi County-based company.

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People

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Donna Harris

General Partner

Evan Burfield

General Partner

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