A few steps away from the Pentagon sits startup incubator 1776, which houses small teams that make big waves—including 540. The modern co-working space’s giant windows face the Capitol for inspiration, but the unique work environment offers more than just cold brew coffee and great views, since the startups cross-mentor and feed off the collective group energy.
What if government agencies delivered technology solutions with cutting edge capabilities that wowed customers? That’s the question 540.co has been answering since 2013 through full-stack development for federal clients. The team of tech geeks and consultants aims to inject a Silicon Valley mentality into the Department of Defense and beyond—without getting stale on the way.