1871 Blog

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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Help a Local Startup Win Free Tickets to the CEC Momentum Awards


I think we can all agree 2012 has been a momentous year for the local startup scene.

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Governor Quinn Announces STEM-focused Education Initiative at 1871


Blog by Mark Harris, President & CEO of Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC)

Last Friday, September 14th Governor Quinn … » Continue

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comScore and 1871 Announce Partnership to Help Accelerate Chicago Area Startups


Blog reprinted from comScore blog

by Gian Fulgoni, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of comScore

As a veteran of the … » Continue

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1871 & IIT Institute of Design Lecture Series: User-centered Design for Start Ups


By Hugh Musick, Associate Dean & Director of Education, IIT Institute of Design

Advances in technology enable today’s digital startups … » Continue

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The Starter League Demo Day – In Just Three Months…


by Yasha Saxena, CEC intern

Three months ago, a passionate and diverse group of individuals, with no prior experience in … » 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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