| 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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Monique Wingard | December 26, 2016

We had a great year and have YOU—the #1871Chicago Community to thank. Wishing everyone a very happy holiday and prosperous new year. A photo posted by @1871chicago on Dec 23, 2016 at 3:11pm PST Looks like we’re missing a few names… Starting a new tradition at #1871Chicago by capturing the signatures of our staff—past and

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Monique Wingard | December 19, 2016

The Ambassador of #Colombia to the United States joined us for a tour and a presentation on connections between Chicago and Colombia tech, led by #Techbridge Founder and #1871Chicago member, @g_a_stevens. . Juan Carlos Pinzón’s prior service to Colombia include: Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the World Bank; Vice President of the Colombian

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Howard A. Tullman | December 19, 2016

In a recent post I explained the importance of timing in the shutdown of an unsuccessful business. The main point is that, especially in the context of a “fire sale,” most tech startups and digital businesses don’t have too many hard assets to offer, but if the entrepreneur doesn’t wait too long, there is still

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Howard A. Tullman | December 16, 2016

If you love Springsteen songs for the lyrics like I do (not that there’s anything wrong with the music) then you know what I mean when I say that there’s a line or a poignant phrase from some Bruce song that seems perfect for just about any and every occasion. I can think of dozens

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Monique Wingard | December 12, 2016

Can you tell that our facilities team is excited to have a few new tools added to their belt?  Sending a virtual thank you to @boschtoolsna for your generosity and support for entrepreneurial success! #1871Chicago #upshow #Bosch A photo posted by @1871chicago on Dec 5, 2016 at 3:11pm PST The Lonely Entrepreneur Series Made it’s way

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