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The Fresh Faces of 1776 Crystal City

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 1:36 pm

As a resident in Northern Virginia and someone who is involved in the local tech scene, it was incredibly exciting to learn earlier this year that 1776 would be taking root in Crystal City. With their primary location in DC proper, the new location…

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Who Is The Challenge Cup’s Hottest Health Startup?

By | May 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

This Friday is the kickoff of the Challenge Festival in DC, the culmination of a huge global startup competition organized by startup hub 1776. Startups from 16 cities around the world will be competing in the categories of education, energy, health, and smart cities. Two winners from…

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Will Dorsata’s Focus on Data Solve the Inefficiencies in America’s Healthcare System?

By | Feb 24, 2014 at 4:43 pm

America’s healthcare system is expensive, and part of this is because a good bulk of our spending on healthcare is wasteful. A 2012 report from the Institute of Medicine estimated that the United States loses some $750 billion dollars annually to the provision of unnecessary services,…

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Meet the Challenge Cup DC Regional Competition Winners!

By | Oct 30, 2013 at 5:01 pm

After two long days of workshops, roundtable discussions, and speaker sessions, the 35 startups selected to compete in 1776’s Challenge Cup DC Regional Competition took to the stage and presented their one-minute pitches to an audience and panel of judges at 1776. The competition was…