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1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 1/15/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 1/16/19 1:33 PM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of January 15, 2019.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 1/8/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 1/8/19 9:00 AM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of January 8, 2019.

IP 101: Defining and Executing Your Startup's Intellectual Property Plan

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Posted by: 1871 on 1/8/19 9:00 AM

As a startup founder and entrepreneur, intellectual property (IP) isn't always your top priority. However, intellectual property is just as important to your organization as any other business consideration and shouldn't be ignored. In this guest post series, Nicole Poulos, an attorney at K&L Gates LLP, describes what entrepreneurs need to know about developing intellectual property strategies for business. Poulos is an attorney whose practice focuses on intellectual property, cloud computing, data center and infrastructure, licensing and technology transactions, privacy and data security, trademark, and copyright matters.

How to Organize Your Budget When Launching a Startup

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Posted by: 1871 on 1/2/19 10:12 AM

Deciding to enter the entrepreneurial waters is exciting. However, these moments of happiness are often accompanied by numerous financial worries. You need to secure your funds on time and, most importantly, know how and where to spend those funds. In this guest article, Bizzmark Consultant Keith Coppersmith talks about how you can best manage your finances when starting a business. 

Words of WiSTEM: Cohort 8 Looks Back on 12 Incredible Weeks of Growth, Friendship, and Sisterhood

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/18/18 4:43 PM

Last week, 10 female entrepreneurs from Chicago's tech and entrepreneur community presented their business ideas in front of a packed auditorium at 1871. The event, which helps founders generate leads and connect with investors, officially marks their graduation from our eighth WiSTEM cohort. To celebrate this achievement, we asked them to reflect on the 12-week program in their own words. Here are their 'words of WiSTEM.'

1871 and Fenox Venture Capital Host Chicago Regional Startup World Cup

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/18/18 9:00 AM

We're excited to partner with Fenox Venture Capital, a leading Venture Capital firm to bring their global startup competition to Chicago. During this competition, contestants will compete for a $1,000,000 investment prize and most importantly, an opportunity to be heard on a global stage.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 12/18/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/18/18 9:00 AM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of December 18, 2018.

The Food Foundry Accelerator (by Relish Works, Gordon Food Service, and 1871) Announces 5 Companies Joining Inaugural Cohort

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/17/18 11:07 AM

Initial Cohort of The Food Foundry to Feature Five Food Industry Related Businesses; Cohort to Participate in 16-Week Accelerator Offering Access to Mentorship, Advanced Curriculum, and Industry Resources.

Starting a Business in 2019? Here’s What You Need to Know about Small Business Regulations.

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/13/18 9:00 AM

In January 2018, 1871 was selected by the Kauffman Foundation as one of six entrepreneurial support organizations nationwide to serve as a policy advocate for entrepreneurs. In partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, 1871 is using the grant to fund a three-year program that will convene entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers in one room to address the issues that are impacting entrepreneurs the most. The program features two policy forums a year to discuss the most relevant challenges facing entrepreneurs. Together, the objective is to find policy-driven solutions and amplify entrepreneurs’ and investors’ voices in Chicago, Washington D.C. and beyond. Read more about our grant from the Kauffman Foundation here.  

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 12/11/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/11/18 2:23 PM

JOBS! Every week, we highlight a number of open jobs for our member companies. If you're looking for an exciting career in the tech industry or an opportunity to work alongside Chicago's best and brightest, then you've come to the right place. Here are the job openings for the week of December 11, 2018.

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