Dealflow | May 19, 2017

1776 in New York City launches incubator for startups by women, for women

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With its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and additional sites in Dubai, New York City and San Francisco, 1776 supports startups in government-dominated markets (think education, energy, health, transportation).

With the Kate Spade Foundation, 1776’s Brooklyn-based affiliate is launching a new program that will support startups led by women entrepreneurs that are solving challenges faced by women and girls.

The 10 entrepreneurs in the Women’s Entrepreneurship Lab will get classes, special programs, and discounted office space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York.

Applications are open through July 31.