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PRESS RELEASE: 1871 and The CEC Announce 9 Finalists for 12th Annual Momentum Awards

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 8/19/19 2:49 PM

Nine Robust Tech Companies Nominated for 12th Annual Momentum Awards; Four Finalists Selected for the Category of Momentum Rising Star Award; Five Finalists Selected for the Category of Momentum Award; Winners to be Announced at the 12th Annual Momentum Awards on September 19th.

PRESS RELEASE: The CEC and 1871 Elects Larry Eppley As Chairman of The Board of Directors

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 6/21/19 3:14 PM

The CEC and 1871 is pleased to announce that Larry Eppley, CEC Board Member and Sheppard Mullin Chicago Office Managing Partner, will begin his term as Chairman of The Board of Directors on July 1st. He will succeed Jim O’Connor Jr., who has served as Chairman since January of 2003, and is currently global head of Venture Capital at William Blair.

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. 

1871 and Charles Schwab to Commemorate International Women's Day with ‘Balance for Better’ Event

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Posted by: 1871 on 2/20/19 5:44 PM

We're excited to join Charles Schwab, one of the nation's most prestigious brokerage firms, to celebrate women in the workforce with this year's International Women's Day event. Featuring this year's theme of 'Balance for Better,' we'll celebrate the day with a maker’s fair, free workshops, a panel discussion, a feature presentation, and a fireside chat.

1871 and Fenox Venture Capital Host Chicago Regional Startup World Cup

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/18/18 9:00 AM

We're excited to partner with Fenox Venture Capital, a leading Venture Capital firm to bring their global startup competition to Chicago. During this competition, contestants will compete for a $1,000,000 investment prize and most importantly, an opportunity to be heard on a global stage.

The Food Foundry Accelerator (by Relish Works, Gordon Food Service, and 1871) Announces 5 Companies Joining Inaugural Cohort

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Posted by: 1871 on 12/17/18 11:07 AM

Initial Cohort of The Food Foundry to Feature Five Food Industry Related Businesses; Cohort to Participate in 16-Week Accelerator Offering Access to Mentorship, Advanced Curriculum, and Industry Resources.

1871 and the CEC Announce 11 Finalists for 11th Annual Momentum Awards

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Posted by: 1871 on 10/24/18 9:08 AM

11 powerhouse tech companies have been nominated for the 11th annual Momentum Awards. Six finalists were selected for the category of the Momentum Rising Star Award, and five finalists were selected for the category of the Momentum Award. The winners will be announced at the 11th Annual Momentum Awards Dinner on November 15th.

Fall VentureSCALE Cohort Kicks Off with Six Powerhouse Companies

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 10/18/18 12:57 PM

Sales Assembly and 1871 are joining forces to enable VentureSCALE, the Midwest’s first and only sales and revenue focused accelerator, which operates exclusively out of 1871. We're excited to announce that VentureSCALE's Fall cohort launched yesterday with six amazing companies, which we've highlighted below.

1871 and the CEC Name Corporate Champion, Entrepreneurial Champions, and Chicagoness Award Winner for 11th Annual Momentum Awards Dinner

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Posted by: 1871 on 10/15/18 11:28 AM

1871 and the CEC's 11th Annual Momentum Awards Dinner will Recognize Discover as Corporate Champion; Linda Darragh and Ellen Rudnick as Entrepreneurial Champions; and Future Founders as the Chicagoness Award Winner.

1871 and the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center Announce Schedule and Itinerary for the 11th Annual Momentum Awards Dinner

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 10/2/18 9:00 AM

1871 and the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC) are proud to host the 11th Annual Momentum Awards Dinner. The dinner will celebrate emergent technologies, leaders, and opportunities that are demonstrating change and innovation. Furthermore, five awards will be presented for outstanding contribution and impact to the Chicago Tech and entrepreneur community.

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