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1871 Names Seven Finalists For Annual Merrick Momentum Award

Posted by: Monique Wingard on 9/28/16 2:37 PM

Annual Award Recognizes The Best And Brightest Companies In Chicago; This Year Two Awardees Will Be Recognized

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Jai Shekhawat Will Be Named the 2016 Entrepreneurial Champion at the Ninth Annual Momentum Awards

Posted by: Monique Wingard on 9/13/16 11:33 AM

1871 and the CEC announced Tuesday that they will honor Jai Shekhawat, the founder of Fieldglass, for his dedication to the entrepreneurial community at the ninth annual Momentum Awards. The Entrepreneurial Champion Award will be presented to Shekhawat at the Momentum Awards Dinner. Shekhawat is a successful entrepreneur, mentor, and civic-leader who sold Fieldglass to SAP in 2015 in one of Chicago’s largest tech exits.

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1871 Announces 12 Companies in Third Wistem Cohort

Posted by: Monique Wingard on 9/1/16 11:42 AM

Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 announced Thursday the twelve businesses that will make up the third cohort of WiSTEM, 1871’s unique program designed to cultivate success and opportunities for women in technology. The 12 companies and their founders will begin a sixteen-week curriculum on September 20, 2016. 

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