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

Last week, it acquired Disruption Corp. Now 1776 announces it has taken over Hattery, a work space, event studio and education hub in San Francisco, according to Venture Wire. 1776 cofounder Evan Burfield declined to disclose numbers for the cash and equity-based deal.

With the acquisition of Hattery, 1776 now has 1,200 startups in its global network, 38 full-time employees who help them day to day and keep the 1776 co-working spaces and events running, 650 outside mentors and 45 corporate partners, according to the Venture Wire release.

With the acquisition, 1776 companies will be able to work at offices in Hattery. 

Hang on to your hats, #DCtech. According to the release, Burfield said that 1776 is "opportunistic" about acquisition.... "and plans to do more of these to accelerate global expansion in the near-term."

Read more articles by Allyson Jacob.

Allyson Jacob is a writer originally hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, and is the Innovation and Job News editor for Elevation DC. Her work has been featured in The Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati CityBeat. Have a tip about a small business or start-up making waves inside the Beltway? Tell her here.
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