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Announcing the Black Founder Pitch Competition Semi-Finalists!

News, 1871, Black Founder Pitch Competition
Posted by: 1871 on 4/13/21 1:06 PM

We received over 80 applications from qualified and innovative leaders across the country, and we’d like to thank everyone who took the time to share their business pitch. We’re thrilled to announce the list of the 20 founders chosen to advance to the semi-finals of our Black Founder Pitch Competition

Press Release: 1871 to Acquire hub88, Tech Innovation Center in Chicago’s Western Suburb

News, Community, 1871
Posted by: 1871 on 4/6/21 12:00 PM

CONTACT

J Blaszczykiewicz
Director of Marketing, 1871
j@1871.com

1871 and Hub88 join forces to drive collective acceleration for early-stage founders, growth stage businesses, and corporate innovators across the Illinois region. 

We’re Looking for Summer Interns!

News, 1871, Internship
Posted by: 1871 on 3/23/21 9:21 AM

Are you looking to gain experience and build your resume while diving head first into the Chicago startup scene? Then you’ve come to the right place! 

Applications Open for WMN•FINtech, Women’s Fintech Industry Program from BMO Harris Bank and 1871

News, Community, 1871
Posted by: 1871 on 3/22/21 9:00 AM

Women-led fintech startups from across the U.S. can apply through April 19

Press Release: 1871 and Catapult Join Forces to Drive Collective Acceleration for Experienced, Early stage Founders

News, Community, 1871
Posted by: 1871 on 2/17/21 12:00 PM

1871 and Catapult join forces to drive collective acceleration for experienced, early stage founders.

PRESS RELEASE: BMO HARRIS / 1871 Innovation Program Announce Winners for Their Third Annual Mentorship Program

News
Posted by: Adam Arcus on 10/2/19 2:47 PM

BMO Harris Bank and 1871 announced the three winners from the BMO Harris/1871 Innovation Program. 

PRESS RELEASE: 1871 Announces 10 Companies Joining 10th WiSTEM Cohort

News, WiSTEM, 1871
Posted by: Adam Arcus on 9/16/19 4:10 PM

10 Women-Led Startups to Participate in 10th Cohort; 12-Week Curriculum-Based Course Has Now Graduated 120 Companies and Created 715 jobs.

PRESS RELEASE: Don Thompson to Receive Chicagoness Award at 12th Annual Momentum Awards

News
Posted by: Yun Tai on 9/10/19 11:01 AM

Don Thompson, Cleveland Avenue Founder, to be Honored at The 12th Annual Momentum Awards for Exemplifying the Spirit of the Chicago Founder Community

PRESS RELEASE: 1871 and The CEC Announce 14 New Appointments To Its Board of Directors

News
Posted by: Yun Tai on 9/5/19 1:48 PM

The CEC and 1871 is pleased to announce that it has added 14 new members to its Board of Directors. These new board members bring decades of industry and executive experience that will help support and grow Chicago's tech and founder community.

PRESS RELEASE: 1871 and The Chicago Entrepreneurial Center Name BMO Harris Bank as Corporate Champion at 12th Annual Momentum Awards

News
Posted by: Yun Tai on 8/28/19 2:14 PM

1871 and The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center to Recognize BMO Harris Bank as The 2019 Corporate Champion at the 12th Annual Momentum Awards.

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