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1776 New York City

1776 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard is a community of startups solving critical, real-world challenges that demand partnership with government and industry. Apply to join our community and get access to workspace, investor office hours, workshops and a Demo Day.

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In our loft on the Brooklyn waterfront, 1776 Members become part of a vibrant community of mission-driven innovators, and benefit from workshops, mentors and workspace. Apply to the 1776 NYC Program.

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Our startups include drones that survey infrastructure, augmented reality for construction sites, affordable electric vehicles, smart textiles for medical testing and more.  Meet 1776’s NYC startups.

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1776 and the Kate Spade & Company Foundation are proud to introduce the Women’s Entrepreneurship Lab, a program to support female founders solving challenges that impact women and girls.

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Suite 814, Building 280

63 Flushing Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11205


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