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1776 at Indianapolis Virtual Grand Opening


About this Event

Join us in celebrating the opening of 1776 in the 16 Tech Innovation District with the team from 1776 and a host of key collaborators.

Curious about what the space looks like and who to expect inside? We will be touring the 54,000 square feet of flexible office and co-working space and will introduce you to some of the key members of our actively growing community.

Special guests include:

A Kick Off chat with Bob Coy, President of 16 Tech and Jenn Maher, CEO 1776

John McDonald, Managing Partner of NEXT Studios and NEXT Portfolio CEO

Alex Bandar, Managing Director of Machyne Makerspace

Craig Baker, Chef and Restaurateur

Ron Berry, CEO Triple T Academy

Oscar Moralez, Managing Partner of Boomerang Ventures

Kara Hawkins, Founder and CEO INNOVA (ART) IS

Katy Mann, Founder and CEO Indy with Kids

Tune in to hear from some of the city’s top innovators about how 1776 will help support the ongoing commitment to advancing Indy’s innovation ecosystem.

A Zoom link will be sent to the registration email the day of the event.

About 1776

Our mission is to unlock the entrepreneurial potential in the communities we serve through an inclusive and accessible network. We provide founders and entrepreneurs access to space, classes, capital, and an influential network to help them build and grow their companies. Learn more at