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| July 11, 2017

14 businesses made up the fourth cohort of WiSTEM, which is 1871’s innovative and customized program designed to accelerate and cultivate opportunities for women in technology. The 14 women-owned companies began the 12-week program beginning in March and are fresh of the showcase event where they pitched to investors, business leaders and supporters.   Meet

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| July 5, 2017

With a network of more than 300 professionals from every industry, 1871’s mentor program is one of the many benefits made available to our member companies. Every day, mentors dedicate their time and expertise guiding our members from issues ranging from legal to tech and everywhere in between, forming valuable relationships and producing concrete outcomes.

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| June 19, 2017

CEC’s primary objective is to support and expand the Chicagoland entrepreneurial ecosystem through its flagship project, 1871. For this reason, 1871 is the city’s central home to entrepreneurs, tech talent, mentors, new and growing companies, schools and universities, venture capitalists, and mature corporations as well – all important parts of what it takes to build

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Event Gallery: ChallengeHer

| September 13, 2016

The Small Business Administration and Women Impacting Public Policy joined forces to bring the community of Chicago women business owners a wealth of valuable information on how to secure government contracts, plus a special visit from the Honorable Dick Durbin of the United States Senate.

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