Innovation That Matters: Goal and Mission

The Innovation That Matters program is an undertaking by 1776, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, C_TEC, and, that explores the opportunities and challenges facing entrepreneurs in the civic sector. The program's main component is a major research report that combines learnings from the listening tour and statistical insights from entrepreneurs and tour participants. 


About 1776

1776 is a global incubator and seed fund that helps engineer the success of the world’s most promising startups tackling important challenges in areas like education, health, energy & sustainability, and transportation & smart cities.

About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how the Free Enterprise system improves society and the economy.

About features the faces of American businesses and all that they do to inspire, innovate, and create opportunities. Brought to you by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, our stories show the power of free enterprise in action, highlighting the successes and challenges that face our nation’s business community

About C_TEC

C_TEC (U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center) promotes the role of technology in our economy and advocates for rational policy solutions that drive economic growth, spur innovation, and create jobs.