1871 Blog

“The Hard Thing About Hard Things”: Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz Book Tour at 1871

04/18/14

By Lauren Kaufman, 1871 Intern

Ben Horowitz is a different kind of rock star. His groupies may be entrepreneurs and … » Continue

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1871 PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT VENTURES TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL STARTUPS

04/16/14

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT

Microsoft Ventures to support 1871 initiatives and programming that will help early stage digital entrepreneurs in the process … » Continue

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Demo Day Sensations: 1871 Members WeDeliver & MarkITx Pitch at Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day

04/16/14

By Lauren Kaufman, 1871 Intern

On April 2, companies from Google’s North America Tech … » Continue

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Three Things I Learned from Marine Math & Science Academy’s Female Student Developers

04/11/14

By Lauren Kaufman, 1871 Intern

On Thursday, I had the pleasure of speaking with nine female Chicago Public Schools students … » Continue

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Learnmetrics Awarded DEMO God Status at DEMO Enterprise Conference

04/10/14

By Lauren Kaufman, 1871 Intern

Last week, 1871 member Learnmetrics was one of four companies to earn a » Continue

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A Recap of #Campus1871

04/08/14

By Mike Huffstetler, VP at 1871

Eighty enthusiastic students arrived at 1871 Friday night ready to work, learn, … » Continue

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1871 and ThinkChicago:Lollapalooza plus Chicago College Startup Competition

03/19/14

By: Howard Tullman

I have always been interested and involved in the intersection between music and technology. … » Continue

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Chicago College Startup Challenge: Beyond the Textbook

03/18/14

Between the excitement of launching a brand new website and the recent announcement of 1871 … » Continue

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MAYOR EMANUEL, THINKCHICAGO AND 1871 LAUNCH NEW PROGRAM TO ATTRACT THE BEST COLLEGIATE STARTUPS IN THE NATION TO CHICAGO

03/18/14

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT

1871 to Provide Free Work Space and Mentoring Opportunities Following a National Competition for Collegiate Tech Entrepreneurs

Mayor … » Continue

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Entrepreneurship: Will You Sink or Swim?

03/11/14

By Howard A. Tullman and reposted from Inc. Magazine

The intense interest today in starting your own business is … » Continue

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