1871 Blog

Global and US Leaders Visit 1871


When we were thinking about the many roles a space like 1871 could play in Chicago’s startup community, one role … » Continue

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“More Than an Incubator” – 1871 video story by First Business


Check out a great new story on 1871 by First Business posted on YouTube: » Continue

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British Prime Minister David Cameron Tours Chicago’s Digital Entrepreneur Hub “1871″ Prior To NATO Summit


UK leader meets with digital entrepreneurs, underscores role of start-ups in economic growth; invites Chicago delegation to UK’s Tech City … » Continue

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British Prime Minister David Cameron Visits 1871


Today we hit a huge milestone in the early life of 1871 – we hosted a visit by a … » Continue

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A New Home for the Startup Community by David Jesse, Groupon


When I was looking to move back to the Midwest two years ago, it struck me that
the startup … » Continue

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Be a mentor @ 1871, by Steve Sanger, GrubHub


As a member of Chicago’s tech community, I am honored to be a mentor for the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and … » Continue

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Opening Day for 1871


About 1 year ago, a small group of folks from Chicago’s startup community started researching the possibility of an ambitious, … » Continue

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1871 Steps Forward by PJ Rashid, Popskull, Inc


Based on our experience holding workshops for the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC), we couldn’t be more excited about the chance … » Continue

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Mentors @1871, by Sarah Gray at Technical Advocates


I love what 1871 says on its own site:

“The story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 isn’t really … » Continue

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