Montgomery and Arlington counties are partnering with 1776 to connect with local startups.
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We've got a special guest mentor visiting our #startups today! @BarackObama pic.twitter.com/BzEwQPuPEL
— 1776 (@1776dc) July 3, 2014
In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, President Barack Obama paid a surprise visit this morning to the most fittingly named D.C. establishment he could find: the tech hub 1776.
The expanding tech offices on 15th Street NW, just blocks [...]
A year ago, Mayor Vince Gray stood in a 15th Street NW penthouse and proclaimed that the assembled crowd was bearing witness to the next step in severing D.C.’s dependence on the federal government. The answer, he said, was technology. “I want to be able to look back and say I was part of making [...]
David Zipper, the District's director of business development and strategy who has overseen a strong push to make the city a major technology center, is leaving the mayor's office to take on a senior role at the startup hub 1776.
Zipper has worked in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development for [...]
With heaps of praise from city officials and local and national entrepreneurs, the tech startup campus/school/accelerator 1776 launched this morning in its space at 1133 15th St. NW.
The 12th-floor, 15,000-square-foot space isn't exactly ready for move-in—its future occupants are currently working in temporary space on the eighth floor—but already, the project is being touted as [...]
Here's some news that's bound to be met with lavish praise from city officials seeking to turn D.C. into the East Coast's biggest tech hub: Next week will mark the official launch of a new startup center with grand ambitions to bring together D.C.'s power players and entrepreneurs.
Co-founders Evan Burfield of Startup D.C. and Donna Harris [...]