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| March 23, 2017

Second Cohort to Begin at 1871 in May; New Cohort Will Benefit from Support and Resources of Title Sponsor PNC Bank 1871 and the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) announced Thursday that their joint incubator program has opened applications for its second cohort, which is set to begin at 1871 in May 2017. The

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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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1871 | December 6, 2016

Today we are thrilled to launch the 1871 Store, a swag hub for the makers, doers, builders and thinkers of the Chicago tech community who wear their pride (literally) on their sleeves. The custom designs represent the diverse and evolving culture of 1871 and capture the unique “get it done” spirit of our community. With

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1871 | September 28, 2016

San Francisco — Code2040, a nonprofit that seeks to build a stronger, more inclusive innovation economy by closing the diversity gap in tech, opens its 2017 Residency Application today. While Black, Latino/a students earn nearly 20 percent of computer science degrees, they make up only 9 percent of the technology industry and less than 1 percent of

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1871 | September 28, 2016

Annual Award Recognizes The Best And Brightest Companies In Chicago; This Year Two Awardees Will Be Recognized CHICAGO, IL – The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center Wednesday announced the seven finalists for the 2015 Merrick Momentum Award. The finalists include SpotHero, Uptake, Learnmetrics, Rise Interactive, Caremerge, Civis Analytics, and @Properties. The Merrick Momentum Award is sponsored by Merrick

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1871 | September 1, 2016

Cohort to launch in mid-September; 15 women entrepreneurs will be involved; Two peer-selected companies will each receive a $25,000 investment as part of a new partnership with Village Capital Communities; $50,000 grant from SBA will foster new opportunities Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 announced Thursday the twelve businesses that will make up the third cohort of WiSTEM,

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