StartupBus Chicago, this is your Conductor…


By: Ravi Singh (2013 Chicago Conductor)

Chicago has been given an incredible opportunity this year with StartupBus adding a Midwest … » Continue

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Startup Weekend 7 – It’s a Wrap.


By: Adam Haun, Lead Organizer, Chicago Startup Weekend

No Talk. All Action. That’s the Startup Weekend mantra, and … » Continue

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CareerBuilder’s “Jobhack” weekend hackathon brought out over 30 entrepreneurs, developers, and designers to try and tackle joblessness


Last weekend, Chicago-area tech pros came together with CareerBuilder and 1871 to hack out solutions to the more … » Continue

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CoFoundersLab Comes to Chicago


This is a guest post by Shahab Kaviani, Co-Founder and CEO at CoFoundersLab, the largest marketplace of entrepreneurs … » Continue

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Brandery Chicago Demo Day


Originally posted on the Brandery blog.

On Thursday, Brandery will be traveling to the fantastic accelerator space of … » Continue

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Chicago JobHack October 27 & 28


Despite 12.5 million unemployed workers in the US, there are more than 3.8 million unfilled jobs. Do you have the … » Continue

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Introducing The Starter League


1871 is happy to be the home of The Starter League, formerly known as Code Academy.

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Howard Tullman Talk: “Future Trends in Technology and Social Media”


By: Yasha Saxena, 1871 intern

The next speaker for our event series “1871 Talks” was none other than Howard … » Continue

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#MeetTheStartups, Episode #2: Inside the Teams


By, Eric Duboe, 1871 team intern

In the second episode of #MeetTheStartups, I had the opportunity to walk around 1871 … » Continue

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Mark Achler presents “Why Values Driven Companies Deliver Better Shareholder Results”


By: Yasha Saxena, 1871 team intern

This morning 1871 was lucky enough to have Mark Achler, Senior Vice President of New … » Continue

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