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Hunting For a New Apartment? Let Rachel Struna’s AptAmigo be Your Best Friend

Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/23/18 9:00 AM

Rachel Struna, COO of AptAmigo, shares her thoughts on entrepreneurship, trust, and how your next apartment hunt could be a whole lot easier than your last one.

Here’s to You, Lakshmi Shenoy

News, Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/18/18 12:38 PM

We are excited to announce that 1871’s Vice President of Strategy and Business Development,  Lakshmi Shenoy, is the new leader of the new Tampa Bay innovation hub.

The 'Jugl' is Real: Amy Rosenow's Tech Solution for Working Parents

Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/16/18 10:48 AM

Jugl CEO and Co-founder Amy Rosenow is on a mission to make things easier for working parents and bring back the ‘life’ in ‘work-life balance.’

1871 Selected To Help Form First-Ever Kauffman Entrepreneurs' Policy Network 

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/11/18 1:01 PM

Selected as one of six entrepreneurial support organizations nationwide, 1871 will a receive a grant from the Kauffman Foundation to serve as a policy advocate for entrepreneurs.

1871 And The Illinois Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Announce Third Cohort Of Joint Hispanic Technology Incubator

News
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/10/18 1:18 PM

1871 and the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) announced today the 14 businesses that will make up the third cohort of the 1871/IHCC Hispanic Technology Incubator, a joint program focused on fostering opportunities for Hispanic-owned technology companies. 

1871 Partners with Member Company PopScholar to Expand Student Offerings and Rewards

News, Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/8/18 9:35 AM

1871 announced today its partnership with 1871 member company PopScholar, an online student support system that allows students to set goals, post accomplishments, and earn rewards. PopScholar encourages students to set goals in five ‘Straight A’ categories: Academics, Activities, Altruism, Art, and Athletics.

1871 Announces 5th Annual Campus 1871 for Spring 2018

News, Events
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/4/18 1:47 PM

Applications are now open for Campus 1871 2018, a weekend-long event held once a year between 1871 and its major university partners: Northwestern University, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois Springfield, DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago, University of Chicago and, for the first time, Trinity Christian College. 

The 10 Best Holiday Gift Ideas You Might Not Have Heard Of

News, Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 12/20/17 12:06 PM

Here at 1871, we want to share the holiday cheer by highlighting 10 members of our community that make gifts a bit outside the box. If you haven't bought presents for your friends or family just yet -- or if you’re simply sick of sending the same old sweaters every year -- you 'll want to check out what these companies have to offer.

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