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ChiBuys | Nikkita Randle on Turning Her Passion Into a Profession

Events, Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/23/18 10:00 AM

We’re gearing up for the ChiBuys Winter Tasting and thought we'd interview participating vendors to hear their stories and preview their delicious dishes. Our ChiBuys program supports minority and women-owned food vendors in the Chicagoland area and reflects 1871’s wider efforts to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the community. Today, we chat with Nikkita Randle, Founder of Twisted Eggroll, about how she turned her passion for cooking and entrepreneurship into a popular (and very delicious) business.

Hunting For a New Apartment? Let Rachel Struna’s AptAmigo be Your Best Friend

Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/23/18 9:00 AM

Rachel Struna, COO of AptAmigo, shares her thoughts on entrepreneurship, trust, and how your next apartment hunt could be a whole lot easier than your last one.

Here’s to You, Lakshmi Shenoy

News, Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/18/18 12:38 PM

We are excited to announce that 1871’s Vice President of Strategy and Business Development,  Lakshmi Shenoy, is the new leader of the new Tampa Bay innovation hub.

"The best things in life often happen when you are feeling excited and terrified at the same time." - Amy Rosenow

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/17/18 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 Amy Rosenow, the CEO and Co-founder of Jugl.

The 'Jugl' is Real: Amy Rosenow's Tech Solution for Working Parents

Community
Posted by: Yun Tai on 1/16/18 10:48 AM

Jugl CEO and Co-founder Amy Rosenow is on a mission to make things easier for working parents and bring back the ‘life’ in ‘work-life balance.’

ChiBuys | Gayle Voss on Community, Commitment, and The Value of Hard Work

Events, Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/16/18 10:00 AM

We’re gearing up for the ChiBuys Winter Tasting and thought we'd interview participating vendors to hear their stories and preview their delicious dishes. Our ChiBuys program supports minority and women-owned food vendors in the Chicagoland area and reflects 1871’s wider efforts to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the community. Today, we chat with Gayle Voss, Founder of Gayle’s Best Ever Grilled Cheese about the importance of perseverance, community, and commitment.

1871 Gives | Meet Veronica and Alex

Community
Posted by: 1871 on 1/15/18 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 Veronica Rodriguez and Alex Morey.

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.

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