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Watch members of the 1871 WiSTEM program’s third cohort pitch their businesses at the Fall Showcase event

1871 | February 22, 2017

Twelve incredibly talented and passionate women founders and CEOs pitched their businesses at 1871’s WiSTEM Showcase February 7, capping off the cohort companies’ twelve weeks of intensive mentorship, programming and workshops aimed at accelerating their businesses. The event was a showcase of the hard work of the third cohort of companies to graduate from 1871’s

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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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