fledglings

Meet the new (Spring 2014) Fledglings

Meet the new (Spring 2014) Fledglings

Twice per year we invite a handful of companies into Fledge.  This month is our fourth-ever session, our most sought after ever, and our first truly international group.  Six new fledgling, again targeting a wide variety of impacts, markets,...

Forbes.com: Scaling To Change The World

Forbes.com: Scaling To Change The World

    Devin Thorpe, Contributor to Forbes.com 2/03/2014 @ 1:38PM |40 views Social Entrepreneurs In Seattle Are Scaling To Change The World Michael “Luni” Libes is the founder of Fledge, an accelerator for social entrepreneurs in Seattle that has...

114 applications from 88 cities

114 applications from 88 cities

“Wow!” sums it up nicely.  114 applicants want to be fledglings.  That is a new record for Fledge, up from 99 for the Autumn session, almost double the 65 from last year’s Spring session. What is even more exciting...

A Village of Bees, Sparking change Close to Home

A Village of Bees, Sparking change Close to Home

A unprecedented 30 days of entrepreneurial events in Seattle came to a close last night at Impact Hub Seattle with the Fledge “Demo Day”.  This flurry of events began with Startup Week, continued with the Slow Money Northwest showcase,...

Congratulations CSC!

Congratulations CSC!

13 entrepreneurs took to the stage at McCaw Hall in Seattle, in front of an audience of nearly 700 philanthropists, impact investors, and supporters.  The audience choice for best pitch went to Community Sourced Capital, Fledge graduate from 2012....

Not for Profit Only (Kauffman ID8)

Not for Profit Only (Kauffman ID8)

Kauffman ID8 Nation highlights Seattle as the center of social entrepreneurship. A city full of companies and organizations that believe they can do well by doing good. With mentoring and financial support from older entrepreneurs Seattle’s younger entrepreneurs are...

Tansa Clean on Indiegogo

Tansa Clean on Indiegogo

Help clean the rivers of India.  Donate to the Tansa Clean campaign today: http://igg.me/at/tansaclean

Meet the (Autumn 2013) Fledglings

Meet the (Autumn 2013) Fledglings

Every session at Fledge is a bit different than the others. For the Autumn 2013 cohort, running September through November, this includes something of a staggered start. The first four fledglings nestled into the nest today: Close to Home...

500 Squareholders and $100,000

500 Squareholders and $100,000

Community Sourced Capital has taken off! One of the first seven “fledglings” from 2012, Community Sourced Capital launched their business in earnest in January 2013, less than six months ago.  Since then, they’ve helped eight company raise over $100,000...

Stockbox Grocers on First Hill

Stockbox Grocers on First Hill

Stockbox Neighborhood Grocery is expanding this summer to First Hill. This store expands the Stockbox mission, began two years ago with a prototype in Delridge, and less than a year ago with the first production store in South Park. ...

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