1871 Blog

A new tradition for Chicago tech community: Chicago Founder Stories @ 1871

04/18/12

by: Patrick Ryan, Jr., Founder & CEO, INCISENT Technologies, CEC Board Member

The Chicago tech community is thriving—and for the city’s digital startups, … » Continue

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Lean Startups Invade 1871

04/17/12

Originally posted on BuiltInChicago.org by Joe Miller

The Chicago Lean Startup Circle is excited to be hosting our first … » Continue

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Join the Smart Chicago Collaborative at 1871

04/06/12

by  on APRIL 2, 2012 – find the original post here.

The Smart … » Continue

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1871 Beta Opening

03/27/12

This morning I walked into a place that I’ve been many times before over the last couple of months, but … » Continue

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Launching and Learning

03/22/12

The CEC is excited to host Code Academy for their demo day at 1871 next week.

This inaugural event marks … » Continue

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The Final Hard Hat Tour

03/18/12

Yesterday afternoon was probably the nicest afternoon we’ve had in Chicago since last September … and it was Saint Patrick’s … » Continue

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1871 to Open May 2

03/14/12

What an exciting day! This morning, we hosted a press conference with Governor Pat Quinn to announce some great news: 1871 … » Continue

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The 1871 Application Review Process

03/14/12

Earlier today, we notified the first companies whose 1871 membership applications have been accepted. More than 300 companies have applied to … » Continue

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Announcing Intelligentsia @ 1871

03/12/12

Startups and coffee go well together. Not just because co-founders are sleep-deprived, but because coffee helps people connect. It’s more … » Continue

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1871 – pure inspiration…

03/01/12

“Sometimes a city will ignite into a blaze where there is rebirth. This is something Chicago has known since 1871.” - Nate … » Continue

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