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| February 10, 2017

The Tripmate team and the countries they represent, from top left: Jorge E. Samayoa (Guatemala), Ulises Guelfi (Panama), Jose Lorenzo Rodriguez (Venezuela) and Alejandro Ibarra (Venezuela)  Twelve Latinx-led startups joined 1871 in late October for a 12-week accelerator program co-facilitated by 1871 and the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. As they progress through the cohort program and prepare

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| February 10, 2017

1871 and the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) announced Friday that PNC Bank will be the title sponsor in 2017 for the 1871/IHCC joint accelerator program focused on fostering opportunities for Latinx-owned technology companies. The bank’s generous financial support will help continue to build the educational programming, resources, funding and technological assistance provided to the 1871/IHCC

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1871 | February 1, 2017

Women’s Entrepreneurship Program to Welcome Fourth Cohort in March of 2017; Third Cohort Is Underway at 1871 with 12 Strong Women-led Businesses; 2017 Will Mark Transition to Three Cohorts Per Year for WiSTEM Program Supported by Grant from JPMorgan Chase 1871 announced Wednesday that its WiSTEM program has opened applications for its fourth class of applicants,

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| January 17, 2017

IHCC President and CEO Omar Duque (left) and 1871 Incubator Director Manny Ozaeta (right) in the Tastytrade studios. IHCC President and CEO Omar Duque and 1871 Incubator Director Manny Ozaeta took to the Tastytrade airwaves last week to chat about the latest news out of 1871’s first incubator cohort for Latinx entrepreneurs. Appearing on the Bootstrapping

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Monique Wingard | January 2, 2017

We are within hours of the new year! As we reflect on our #bestnine, we can’t help but get excited about even greater moments to come. Wishing you and your family a #Happy2017! #1871Chicago #upshow #2016bestnine A video posted by @1871chicago on Dec 31, 2016 at 11:40am PST

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