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“Startupland” Documentary Launches Globally with Screenings in Over 50 Cities

By | Jun 10, 2014 at 8:30 am

After premiering this past March in Washington, DC, the Startupland documentary web series has announced that it will launch globally today, June 10th, with screenings in over 50 cities. “There’s so much knowledge to be shared and so many people hungry for access to it,” said associate…



‘Startupland’ Documentary Series Will Premiere in DC This March 13

By | Mar 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

The highly-anticipated Startupland documentary web series has announced its global premiere for Thursday, March 13 in Washington, DC. The series looks at the stories of five early-stage startups as they navigate their ways through the accelerator process. The premiere will have two showtimes and will be…



Former Fortify Ventures GP Carla Valdes Launches Handpressions

By | Jan 30, 2014 at 6:11 pm

Carla Valdes co-founded Fortify Ventures where she sat as a General Partner, managed their Distilled Intelligence (DI) event, and supported a portfolio of over 30 companies. Tomorrow she will be setting out on a different path with the launch of her new app, available…



Jonathon Perrelli Tells All About Fortify’s Closing of The Fort

By | Jan 28, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Following the fall 2011 pitch competition, Distilled Intelligence 1.0 (DI 1.0), Fortify Ventures conceived of an idea to open a tech startup accelerator, The Fort, in Washington, D.C. The doors to The Fort were officially opened in January 2012 and they welcomed an inaugural…



Hinge Raises $4 Million Series A Funding

By | Nov 5, 2013 at 4:12 pm

Yesterday Hinge, a mobile dating app, announced a successful Series A funding round in which they raised $4 million. The round was led by New York-based Great Oaks Venture Capital as well as Fortify Ventures, 1776 co-founder Evan Burfield, 500 Startups, and an undisclosed…

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Fortify Ventures Unveils Second Class of Startups in DC

By | Feb 11, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Today, Fortify Ventures announced its move into the 1776 incubator and a second class of startups for its 20-week accelerator program: legislation interpreter LegCyte, ridesharing site RidePost, fashion marketplace SnobSwap, politics analyzer TrendPo, and travel startup Trip Tribe. Startups receive $25,000, mentorship, and a…