The technology sector plays a major role in diversifying the District’s economy. Washington, DC is an East Coast hub ranked as one of the best cities for startups and women in tech. DC’s entrepreneurs enrich our communities through a wide range of products and services from the federal government, world-class universities, and diverse government and private-sector research institutions. Find out more about the District’s resource-rich tech environment with the Tech Toolkit.
#1There are nine major universities within 20 miles of D.C. with tech and data science degree programs.
#1D.C. is home to 80-plus coworking spaces, accelerators and incubators
#1Washington, D.C. is ranked third among the best tech cities in the U.S. (Cushman & Wakefield, 2017)
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The DC Doing Business Guide is intended to cover essential information needed to start, grow, or expand your business in the District. Whether you are an entrepreneur looking for guidance on starting a business in the city, have an existing business that you are looking to relocate, or are expanding an existing business, this guide […]
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