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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. 

JD Miller On The One Trait Behind Successful Entrepreneurs

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/10/18 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to JD Miller, Managing Director at BravoSolution.

1871 Gives | Meet Lewis and Jeanne

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/9/18 9:30 AM

As a community that believes in paying it forward, 1871 allocates a cash allotment for each team member to donate to a charity of their choice as a part of their employee benefits. Here on the blog, we'll be highlighting the stories behind our team's giving. This week, meet Lewis McKinney and Jeanne Reidy.

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. 

"Genius isn't born, it's forged out of commitment to serving something bigger than oneself." - Dr. Therese Rowley

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/3/18 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to Dr. Therese Rowley, the CEO and Founder of Accelerated Alignment and The Conscious Business Network.

1871 Gives | Meet Brittany and Lakshmi

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/2/18 9:30 AM

As a community that believes in paying it forward, 1871 allocates a cash allotment for each team member to donate to a charity of their choice as a part of their employee benefits. Here on the blog, we'll be highlighting the stories behind our team's giving. This week, meet Brittany Ferrin and Lakshmi Shenoy.

For Allstate's Peggy Klingel, Balance is Key to Success

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 12/21/17 9:00 AM

With a network of more than 600 professionals from every industry, the mentor program is the crown jewel of 1871. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes. This week, we say hello to Peggy Klingel, Senior Manager of Claims Innovation Strategic Partnerships at Allstate.

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.

Hacking IRL: Mr. Robot and the Quest for Unlimited Power

Insights
Posted by: 1871 on 12/19/17 11:03 AM

The last time we checked in on Elliot and the gang we discussed Tor and took a deep dive into the Dark Net. Since then, we are well into Season Three of Mr. Robot and the hacks are better than ever. Much has occurred throughout the season with many Easter eggs hidden here and there, but there is one core hack that this season has revolved around: the hack of the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). 

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