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1871 and FinTEx Expand Fintech Offerings with Strategic Partnership 

News, Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 4/3/18 4:15 PM

1871 is partnering with FinTEx, one of Chicago's leading Fintech organizations, to provide even more Fintech offerings and services for its members, partners, and community. 

Chelsea Sprayregen and Hannah Meyer Serve Child Care Businesses with Pie for Providers

Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 4/3/18 9:01 AM

Chelsea Sprayregen and Hannah Meyer founded their company, Pie for Providers, to help child care providers streamline operations and build stronger businesses. Sprayregen is the CEO of the company and Meyer is the COO.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 4/3/18

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 4/3/18 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 April 3, 2018.

A Note From Betsy: Day One as 1871's New CEO

Insights, Community
Posted by: 1871 on 4/2/18 2:15 PM

It's official. Today is the day I start as the new CEO of 1871 and I could not be more excited. Howard and the team, with support from many, have created an amazing institution with unrivaled impact and it is an honor and privilege to lead its next phase. 

Food For Thought: An Exclusive Q&A with The Hungry Hound

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 3/30/18 10:59 AM

We’re excited to share a memorable Q&A session with Steve Dolinsky, one of Chicago’s most well-known food reporters -- you probably know him better as The Hungry Hound on ABC7. In this interview with 1871’s Kat Rokhlin, Dolinsky shares his thoughts on Chicago’s best eats, entrepreneurship, and his new book, Pizza City, USA: 101 Reasons Why Chicago Is America's Greatest Pizza Town.

Off the Shelf: Badass Books from the Women of 1871

Insights, Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 3/29/18 9:00 AM

With this year's Women's History Month coming to a close, we wanted to celebrate by highlighting some timeless books hand-picked by women from the 1871 community. From entrepreneurship to   empowerment, the pages in these must-read books are filled with knowledge, inspiration, and wisdom.

Calling All Men: Step Up And Have Her Back

Insights, Community
Posted by: 1871 on 3/28/18 11:18 AM

Tomer Yogev, Chief Synergist and Innovator Coach at TandemSpring, shares a look at the well-known gender gap in the startup community and offers some advice on what men can do to show their support. Read more to learn more about DyMynd Angels' new Got Her Back campaign and hear Yogev's thoughts on how men can help improve gender parity in the business and entrepreneurial community.

"No matter how well you plan, it will always take longer and cost more than you expect." - Cate Costa

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 3/28/18 9:00 AM

Cate Costa is the Founder of Venture Catalyst Consulting, which helps business owners and entrepreneurs build successful, sustainable companies and assists organizations that support those business owners to build thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems and effective entrepreneurship support programs.

1871 Launches Chicago Blockchain Initiative on Behalf of Entire Business Community

News
Posted by: Yun Tai on 3/27/18 5:06 PM

1871 is excited to announce the launch of its Chicago Blockchain Initiative, a program that will expand its blockchain offerings with specialized workshops, mentoring, events, meetups and more.

Jessica Chung Helps Property Managers Cut Through Clutter with TraX, MRE

Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 3/27/18 11:20 AM

Jessica Chung, CTO and Co-Founder of TraX, MRE (Multi-family Real Estate), makes it easy for real-estate professionals and property managers to automate and manage their processes.

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