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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

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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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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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