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Jun. 2, 2016 12:11 pm

DC incubator 1776 is launching a campus at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

A rendering of Building 77 at the Navy Yard.

(Image courtesy of Marvel Architects)

1776, a rapidly expanding incubator and seed fund from Washington, D.C., is coming to Brooklyn.

They even got a statement from the mayor.

“Once again, New York City is showing the world what inclusive, meaningful entrepreneurship and economic development looks like,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement. “Partnering with 1776 at the Navy Yard is a big step toward achieving our goal of making our city the global capital of the new innovation economy.”

The new campus will be on the top floor of Building 77 of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, reports sister site Technical.ly DC. It joins a growing roster of 1776 spaces — in downtown D.C., Arlington, Va., San Francisco and Dubai.

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