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1776 Announces Investment in TransitScreen


Washington, D.C. – 1776 Ventures today announced an investment into TransitScreen’s seed round to help the company expand into more cities around the world. In total, TransitScreen has closed $1.5 million in seed funding.

“TransitScreen has shown incredible promise in building its business and is proving to be highly scalable,” said David Zipper, Managing Director and head of Smart Cities and Transportation at 1776. “It is already making cities smarter, and 1776 is proud to invest in TransitScreen as it goes global.”

1776 Ventures seeks to invest in entrepreneurs who are beginning to transform major real-world sectors like transportation. TransitScreen is already deploying its game-changing technology into major metropolitan areas throughout the United States and Europe.

About 1776

1776 is the global innovation network that uncovers promising highly scalable startups focused on solving the world’s most fundamental challenges and helps engineer their success. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., it is sparking a global movement of high-growth startups driving meaningful innovation through its Challenge Cup and Startup Federation, the premiere network of incubators throughout the world. For information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @1776.

About TransitScreen

TransitScreen is a global information company. Its network of connected screens help make cities healthier, sustainable and more accessible for everyone. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in San Francisco, Portland and New York City.