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1776 statement on Amazon HQ2 from Jenn Maher

Statement by Jenn Maher, CEO of 1776


“We are excited to welcome as our newest neighbor in Arlington, Virginia.  When we opened our 1776 Crystal City campus in 2016, we believed in the vibrancy of Northern Virginia’s growing technology sector and wanted to be a resource to allow for further innovation and help entrepreneurs grow and startups succeed.’s announcement to locate one of their new headquarters into Crystal City validates this region’s tremendous assets as a hub for world class talent, innovation, and a broad based economy.”

More about 1776

1776 transforms markets by curating communities of entrepreneurs and enterprises in flexible work environments.  Their members gain access to a dynamic network and focused programming to provide the knowledge and resources necessary to spur innovation and solve complex challenges.  With 10 campuses across 5 states, they are the nation’s largest network of incubators. For more information, please visit and follow @1776 on Twitter and @1776vc on Instagram.