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 CEC Announce 14 New Appointments To Its Board of Directors
PRESS RELEASE: 1871 and The Chicago Entrepreneurial Center Name BMO Harris Bank as Corporate Champion at 12th Annual Momentum Awards
PRESS RELEASE: Relish Works, Gordon Food Service, and 1871 Announce Second Cohort for the Food Foundry Accelerator Program
PRESS RELEASE: 1871 and The CEC Announce 9 Finalists for 12th Annual Momentum Awards
PRESS RELEASE: The CEC and 1871 Elects Larry Eppley As Chairman of The Board of Directors
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
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
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
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
1871 and the CEC Announce 11 Finalists for 11th Annual Momentum Awards
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.