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Watch: The Hispanic Technology Incubator Recap

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Posted by: Paul Matian on 3/16/17 11:43 AM

We celebrated the hard work of the first Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce x 1871 Hispanic Tech Cohort. Right before the event kicked off we rolled a video that shed light on how the program impacted each member. Food and drink were provided by Felix's Famous Cookies, Amanecer Breakfast Tacos, Atzimba - Catering & Event Services and Dulcelandia/Yogolandia Sweet & Savory. All Hispanic owned businesses.

1871 Team Polar Plunges! 2017 Recap

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Posted by: Paul Matian on 3/16/17 11:32 AM

Check out this Polar Plunge recap video! Wondering where the GoPro footage came from? Our very own COO, Tom Alexander, strapped on a headband GoPro rig for a first person look at ALL the fun. BRRRRRR!!! The water was so cold, but it didn't phase us! We're proud of our team for sticking it out and taking the plunge for a great cause.

DePaul Women's a Cappella (DWaC) perform MILCK's "I Can't Keep Quiet".

Videos, Events
Posted by: Paul Matian on 3/16/17 10:54 AM

From our International Women's Day Battle Scars discussion with Feminist Fight Club author Jessica Bennett and WBEZ's Lauren Chooljian, DePaul Women's a Cappella (DWaC) perform MILCK's "I Can't Keep Quiet".

Watch: A Conversation with WE Co-Founder Craig Kielberger Recap

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Posted by: Paul Matian on 3/16/17 10:25 AM

On February 28th, 1871 welcomed the incredible and inspirational Craig Kielburger, founder of Free the Children and WE Charity. What an amazing story and event! Watch the full event recap video linked here. Enjoy!

Battle Scars: Feminist Fight Club Author Jessica Bennett on Battling Office Sexism with Practical Hacks

Videos, Events
Posted by: Paul Matian on 3/16/17 10:10 AM

It was a Fight Club…but without the fighting and without the men. Every month, the women would huddle in a friend’s apartment to share sexist job frustrations and trade tips for how best to tackle them. These women weren’t just there to vent. They needed battle tactics. And so the Feminist Fight Club was born. Author Jessica Bennett shared with our community the bruises, scrapes, and scars that mark their experience – and ultimately their victories – in battling office sexism. 

Watch: Comcast Named 2016 Corporate Champion

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Posted by: Paul Matian on 10/18/16 9:57 AM

Check out this video featuring our amazing partners at Comcast, the 2016 Corporate Champion. Comcast was honored at the 9th Annual Momentum Awards this year at the Radisson Blu Aqua.

Watch: Impact Engine, Winner of the 2016 Chicagoness Award

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Posted by: Paul Matian on 10/18/16 9:44 AM

Check out this video for a look at Impact Engine, the winner of the 2016 Chicagoness Award, featuring CEO Jessica Droste-Yagan. Impact Engine. Impact Engine is a venture fund that invests financial and human capital in early-stage, for-profit technology businesses improving education, health, economic empowerment, and resource efficiency.

Watch: 2016 Momentum Award Nominees

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Posted by: Paul Matian on 10/18/16 9:40 AM

Discover the 2016 Momemtum Awards nominees - @properties, Caremerge, Civis Analytics, Learnmetrics, Rise Interactive, SpotHero, and Uptake - and how they're changing the landscape of Chicago tech and innovation.

Watch: Jai Shekhawat Named 2016 Entrepreneurial Champion

Videos, Community
Posted by: Paul Matian on 10/17/16 3:13 PM

A look at the 2016 Entrepreneurial Champion Jai Shekhawat, Founder of Fieldglass.

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