1871 Blog

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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A big night for entrepreneurs in Chicago: the 2012 CEC Momentum Awards


Chicago’s entrepreneurial community had a great night last Wednesday evening at the 5th Annual CEC Momentum Awards dinner in Millennium Park . … » Continue

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The CEC Names Braintree the 2012 Momentum Award Winner


Chicago’s Business Community Celebrates at 5th Annual Momentum Awards; CEC Raises $1.5 million to Support 2013 Initiatives

CHICAGO – … » Continue

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Matthew Helbig: Inside The Impact Engine


Matthew Helbig is a team member at Azadi, one of Impact Engine companies and 1871 member. Here is his take … » Continue

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Chicago Ideas Week and Startup America at 1871


What do Brad Feld, the managing director of the Foundry Group and co-founder of TechStars, Scott Case, the founding CTO … » 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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10/11/1871: “All gone but wife, children, and energy”


A few days before we officially opened 1871 in the Merchandise Mart on May 2nd, 2012, Scott Kluth, the Fouder … » Continue

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Entrepreneurial Leaders From Across the Country Head to Chicago for Fourth Startup America Regional Summit


Champions from 35 States to Focus on Importance of Local Startup Communities Featuring Steve Case, Jean Case, Brad Feld, … » Continue

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