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1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 3/25/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 3/26/19 12:55 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 March 25, 2019.

5 Key Takeaways from 1871’s Tax Policy Forum

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Posted by: Kat Rokhlin on 3/25/19 11:55 AM

On March 13th, 1871 invited a group of entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers to address challenges associated with financial and tax regulations. Taking the lens of established or soon-to-be entrepreneurs, the forum was full of insights and best practices on how founders could navigate their way through a web of complex regulations. This policy forum was created in partnership with Groundwork, a workshop series focused on foundational topics for entrepreneurs.

Personal Finance Tips for New Entrepreneurs

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Posted by: 1871 on 3/21/19 9:00 AM

From cash flow to investment decisions, entrepreneurs face difficult financial decisions each and every day. However, learning to keep retirement and other personal finance goals on track is equally important. In this guest blog, Frank Devincentis, a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley in Chicago discusses a few important personal finance considerations for entrepreneurs just starting out.  

With Pod Foods, Distribution is Anything but Cookie Cutter

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 3/21/19 9:00 AM

Food distribution is a long and complicated process. In fact, most retailers and brands will tell you that the national distribution system is more than just outdated -- it’s ancient. You might be surprised to learn that a good portion of today’s food industry is still operating on a distribution system first designed in the 40’s. It’s a problem that Larissa Russell, CEO and Co-founder of Pod Foods, and her cofounder Fiona Lee, are all too familiar with --and that’s why they’re the right people to solve it.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 3/18/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 3/19/19 11:23 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 March 18, 2019.

Sam Walder is Building the Violin Teacher of the Future

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 3/13/19 9:37 AM

Private violin lessons can range up to $75 -- or more -- an hour. And while there’s no denying the benefits of 1-on-1 instruction, it can still be a hefty price to pay. But what if there was a more convenient way to learn the violin? One that not only cost less, but also allowed students to learn from the comfort of their own homes? That’s what Sam Walder’s building with Trala, an app that teaches users how to play the violin. In this post, Walder talks about technology as therapy, the importance of a strong support system, and why feedback should be one of the first things on every entrepreneur’s to-do list.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 3/11/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 3/12/19 4:55 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 March 11, 2019.

Christina Wing and Sam Eder are Powering the Local Food Revolution with Big Wheelbarrow

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Posted by: Connor Nolan on 3/7/19 10:33 AM

For most of us, rooting for the home team is a given; after all, it’s easier to identify and support the city, town, or region that we’re most familiar with. That support extends to what we eat as well -- and though everyone loves a good local farmers market -- that doesn’t always help local food distributors. However, Christina Wing and Sam Eder of Big Wheelbarrow are hard at work ensuring that local farm vendors are reclaiming their place as hometown heroes.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 3/4/19

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Posted by: 1871 on 3/5/19 9:39 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 March 4, 2019.

1871 and Truss Partner to Expand Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Chicago’s Startup Community

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Posted by: 1871 on 3/1/19 1:06 PM

We're excited to partner with Truss, a leading online marketplace, to help connect entrepreneurs, founders, and startups with best-in-class office space. 

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