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1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 1/22/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 1/23/19 10:03 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 22, 2019.

What Makes a Good Hire for Startups?

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Posted by: 1871 on 1/17/19 11:39 AM

When you’re ready to hire your first non-founder employees, the stakes are high: your early employees will play a critical role in getting your startup to its next phase of growth and will help define the culture you hope to create. In this guest post, Bob Cerone, CEO of CognosHR, takes a look at what makes a good hire for startups. 

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.

Krys Burnette Will Transform Your Business from the Inside Out

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/16/19 9:00 AM

As any entrepreneur can tell you, good teams equal good business. And though most founders have good intentions, it’s not easy to build and organize the right team, set the right processes, and develop the right leaders. It’s an issue that Krys Burnette, Co-owner and Org Design Lead at August -- which helps organizations optimize for uncertainty by emphasizing agility and experimentation -- has dedicated her career to solving. In this post, Burnette talks about the value of innovation, creative freedom, and self-honesty.

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. 

Happy Holidays from all of us at 1871!

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 12/21/18 3:08 PM

It's the time of the year for gifts, eggnog, and all-around cheer. While we love winter wonderlands, we understand if it's just a little too cold to go outside at the moment. Instead, take a minute to cozy up in front of a warm fireplace and check out 1871's greatest hits from this past year -- in case you've been out of the loop on Twitter, here are The 12 Days of 1871.

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.

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