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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

PRESS RELEASE: Relish Works, Gordon Food Service, and 1871 Announce Second Cohort for the Food Foundry Accelerator Program

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Posted by: Yun Tai on 8/27/19 9:00 AM

The Food Foundry Accelerator seeks startups innovating the food value chain -- second cohort to begin in January 2020. Applications for The Food Foundry Cohort 2 are open now through October 16th.

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.

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