September 30, 2013
Education-Technology Start-Ups Are Booming
Jay Premack for The Chronicle
On the 12th floor of an office building a few blocks from the White House, an incubator for technology start-ups, called 1776, is holding an important meeting.
Well-dressed middle-aged professionals mingle with young hipsters wearing plaid shirts and thick-framed glasses, sipping from cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon. The crowd matches the hodge-podge-but-stylish décor, which features large open spaces, a wooden swing on ropes, and a floor painted to