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Two new transportation apps launch in D.C.

Last night, D.C.’s transportation junkies were officially introduced to the latest wave of car sharing startups at launch parties just two miles apart. 

DC students will race battery-powered cars at RFK this weekend, and you can watch

Check out 23 electric vehicles built by DC students Saturday.

Who's hiring in DC: District Doughnut, Young Playwrights' Theater, The Duke and the Duck

Today's jobs are a little off the beaten path--we're serving up doughnuts and theater alongside our normal dose of development, design and marketing jobs.

1776 releases podcast to answer questions about acquisitions

When it announced it had acquired Disruption Corp in Arlington, VA, and Hattery in San Francisco, 1776 cofounders Evan Burfield and Donna Harris and now managing director Paul Singh faced lots of questions from the #DCtech community. They just released a podcast to explain more on their plans.

1776 expands to west coast with acquisition of S.F. "startup studio" Hattery

1776, the growing incubator, coworking space and seed fund, announced today that it has acquired Hattery in San Francisco.

Boston-based Bridj beta-testing bus routes in DC

What happens if you cross an Uber with a Metro bus? You get Bridj, a hybrid transportation company that is quietly beta testing in DC.

Who's hiring in DC: Aquicore, Phone2Action, TransitScreen

Not going to SXSW? Why don't you look for a new gig instead? We've got 32 in this week's edition of our jobs post.

On-demand roadside assistance app Urgent.ly will integrate with AT&T's connected car platform

Urgent.ly, billed as the "Uber for roadside assistance," has helped thousands of stranded drivers over the last year, with no pricey auto club membership required.

D.C. Challenge Cup competitors announced

After receiving applications from more than 100 local companies, 1776 announces D.C.'s field of competitors in the Challenge Cup. The winners will move on to the Challenge Festival, which will be even bigger next year.

Transpo aggregator RideScout acquired by moovel, parent company of car2go

RideScout, a transportation aggregator developed at 1776 in D.C. that currently serves 69 U.S. cities, announces today that they've been acquired by moovel, a Daimler company and the parent company of car2go.

Transportation data and analytics company opens in Arlington

Urban Insights, a transportation data and analytics firm, has set up shop in Arlington.

SpotHero announces $4.5 million Series A investment

SpotHero, a pay-in-advance parking app out of Chicago with a presence in D.C., has announced a $4.5 million Series A investment round.

Transportation data startup Transit Labs launches with four cities on board

Transit Labs, a transportation data startup out of 1776, has launched an invite-only pilot to turn the power of big-data analytics to public transit.

DC #ChallengeCup winners announced after tough pitchfest

After nearly four hours of anxious pitches, the D.C. regional Challenge Cup winners have been crowned.

Mobile bike repair startup launches in the District

Cyclomend, a startup in the bike repair sphere, brings technicians to your door to save you money.
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