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1776 NYC Startups

1776 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard is a community of startups and industry innovators solving the world’s biggest challenges.


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Acculis helps General Contractors eliminate the cost of rework with a powerful Augmented Reality software application. On-site workers will be able to use their smartphones and tablets to view virtual projections of building design onto the work space with an overlay accuracy of 1/8″.

Addicaid is an award-winning, comprehensive digital solution to issues stemming from addiction. Our personalized, peer and professional support app helps individuals and loved ones make better decisions with evidence-based approaches and empowers payers & providers with actionable data insights. Our ultimate goal is to reduce addiction rates enough to positively impact healthcare costs, fatalities, crime, and poverty, and to help those whose lives are crippled by addiction regain their dignity and reach their full potential.

AeroAnalytics execute aerial surveys and industrial inspections with drones for construction and engineering clients.

Benefit Kitchen helps hospitals, insurance companies, and financial institutions create disposable income for the people they serve. This leads to cost-savings for those institutions, as well as healthier, financially secure communities.

Bonbouton has created cutting-edge sensor technology that embedded into wearable devices to improve health care seamlessly and intelligently. Our proprietary graphene sensors passively monitor skin physiological signals to predict injury, detect infection and monitor muscular activity.

CTY makes Numina, a sensor system that collects real-time insights from streets to make cities responsive. Numina includes a deploy-anywhere sensor that uses computer vision to detect all kinds of objects in streets and record activity trends. By processing all data on the device, Numina provides intelligence without surveillance. We partner with cities to deploy Numina on light poles, to deliver valuable mobility information to municipal agencies and data to the private sector.

Cubic is designing a network of elegant, connected, modular streetscape kiosks that provide secure bike parking, and other amenities. Our Pods are designed with sophisticated Lego-like components that allow them to fit in harmoniously with any urban environment. Our Pods will be paired with a versatile app, which will offer subscription services, and service bundles featuring bike insurance and repair packages. provides attorneys with the tools they need to grow a sustainable practice helping underserved communities. Our first feature is a directory that connects low- and modest-means people with attorneys who are committed to scaling their fees based on ability to pay. was born out of the Robin Hood Foundation’s social impact incubator, Blue Ridge Labs.

Dagmy Motors is making advanced electric vehicles affordable. Our technology hits major marks in an Electric Vehicle application: a 0-60mph time under 3.65 seconds, a top speed over 145mph, and a range of over 350 miles per charge – all in a vehicle priced under $50,000.

Edquity is Learnvest meets Mint for college, the first of its kind college financial planning app for high school and college students that guides students through the necessary and complicated financial steps from high school through college to realize a positive college return on investment. Edquity does this by supporting students through (1) comparing colleges on the basis of holistic personalized cost-benefit variables, (2) mapping out a detailed financial plan at schools of interest to anticipate potential sources of financial pressure, and (3) offering real-time support in college leveraging best practices in behavioral science to ensure students stay on track to meet their financial goals.

Hacking Alzheimer’s is building tools to empower seniors to live productive and independent lives in their own homes by engaging with them in the areas of companionship, care and monitoring. The first tool we have built for the Amazon Echo, Memory Lane, is designed to engage the mind and activate memories of the past using historic audio clips. Our next step is to add personal memories to the platform.

Joinery is transforming the way people find their next home in large cities. It’s an affordable, community-driven alternative to the current system of rental brokerage. Joinery is a peer-to-peer platform on which renters find homes from one another, instead of brokers. This saves rent-burdened city-dwellers thousands of dollars, and helps them find a home months in advance.

Maxwell empowers mortgage professionals to be more connected, productive and successful by intelligently automating their workflow with homebuyers and realtors. We aim to enhance relationships between loan officers and their customers through online collaboration, and empower productivity using machine learning. Maxwell keeps everyone in the transaction in tune, so the focus isn’t the paperwork, it’s the place to call home.

Medumo is a digital health startup that helps care providers deliver the right instructions to the right patients at the right time. Its mission is to decrease avoidable costs, improve procedural outcome, and reduce complications through smarter patient engagement. 

Re-Nuble converts waste into technologies in order to discover natural ways to make food more productive. We use a capital light, patent pending process to transform vegetative/food waste into non-toxic, liquid hydroponic nutrients that help boost hydroponic yields at a fraction of the cost of chemically based alternatives. Our proprietary process enabled by technology allows us to convert food waste into a cheaper, highly sterile and stable, organic-based liquid fertilizer for the indoor agriculture industry.

RoadwareZ produces a digital IoT SmartVest and App for cyclists. Four years ago, when traveling in South America, RoadwareZ Technologies founder Yeshaya Krispin witnessed a fatal cycling accident. He was determined to utilize his fashion and apparel background, and passion for technology, to try and solve this large problem. (In the U.S. in 2013, there were 743 cyclists killed, and cycling injuries have climbed 26 percent during the period of 2012 to 2015).

SolarKal is building the first nation-wide network of solar energy brokers connecting solar installers and owners of commercial & industrial buildings.

StellarEmploy is similar to a marketplace for jobs, but instead of connecting people to jobs based on keywords, we connect people to jobs based on their preferences and skillsets and a proprietary algorithm. Employees that we’ve placed enjoy the job more, perform 10% better, and stay 20% longer.

Votebox is building the future of Internet Voting. Our mission: making your voter’s life easy.


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