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1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 8/21/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 8/21/18 9:03 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 August 21, 2018.

Our 1871 | Pete Lee, LiveTiles

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Posted by: 1871 on 8/15/18 7:30 PM

For this week's Our 1871, we chat with new 1871 member Pete Lee, VP Sales, who joined LiveTiles this year to help grow the company in the U.S. with Chicago as a focus. LiveTiles gives developers and business users tools to easily create dashboards, employee portals, and corporate intranets that can be further enhanced by artificial intelligence and analytics features.

Art Caines Helps Potential College Graduates Leap Across the Finish Line

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Posted by: Connor Nolan on 8/14/18 9:00 AM

Debt, family, work, stress, and service. These are just a few of the many reasons why college students will suspend their studies. Fortunately, Art Caines, a former near-completer himself and the CEO of Max-Grad, is helping this demographic take the final step in their higher education journey.

Our 1871 | Jonathan Pritchard, Like A Mind Reader

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Posted by: 1871 on 8/8/18 10:28 PM

For this week's Our 1871, we chat with entrepreneur and 1871 mentor Jonathan Pritchard, Founder of Like a Mind Reader. Mentalist, magician, or simply someone who loves to understand how people tick, Jonathan helps clients use human psychology to be better communicators, more influential, more persuasive, and more successful.

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 8/7/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 8/7/18 11:24 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 August 7, 2018.

Retailers Have Found Their Magic Genie with Geetha Natarajan’s WishYourPrice

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Posted by: Connor Nolan on 8/2/18 1:27 PM

For many people, shopping is therapy -- and just like a good therapist, the best retailers are the ones that truly understand their customers. Unfortunately, that doesn’t happen as often as most retailers or shoppers would like. Fortunately, Geetha Natarajan, CEO and Co-founder of WishYourPrice, is using her magic to help retailers step into the shoes of their consumers and get a feel for what they really want.

Our 1871 | Joel Pollick of Percent Pledge

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Posted by: 1871 on 8/1/18 3:36 PM

For this week's Our 1871, we chat with Joel Pollick, Founder of Percent Pledge. Percent Pledge helps you donate a small percentage of your paycheck to the causes you care most about and just this week announced new partnerships with SpotHero and Feeding America!

1871 Jobs Roundup: Week of 7/31/18

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/31/18 9:33 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 July 31, 2018.

Mia Velasquez Helps You and Your Friends Collect Money and Split Bills Without Splitting Hairs

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 7/30/18 9:27 AM

If you’ve ever fronted money for an event or been stuck with the group bill then you know how much it can hurt to pony up the extra cash for your friends or co-workers. And it’s not just your wallet that suffers; after all, no one wants to be taken advantage of or feel like they’ve been duped. It’s an issue that Mia Velasquez, Co-founder and CEO of Commit, is all too familiar with -- and one that she’s dedicated to solving.

Our 1871 | Davinder Kohli of XentStudios

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Posted by: 1871 on 7/26/18 9:46 AM

Our 1871 is a series of articles, photos, and videos introducing you to the amazing people who power our community. Simple 1871 fact -- the people make the place. Today we chat with Davinder Kohli, Founder of XentStudios, a startup that uses virtual reality to help kitchen and bath retailers showcase their products.

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