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| June 28, 2017

“This is what the city of Chicago looks like.” It’s a phrase uttered frequently at 1871 by COO Tom Alexander, but at our 1871 For All discussion on diversity and inclusion in tech during TechWeek, the venue and timing were extremely appropriate. In addition to Alexander, who moderated the frank discussion that centered around diversity and

Lakshmi Shenoy | April 19, 2017

At the end of March, 1871 CEO Howard Tullman and I had the great opportunity to join 100 other entrepreneurial ecosystem builders in Washington, DC for the Rise of the Rise Conference, powered by Revolution Ventures and Steve Case.  The goal of the conference was to share best practices from various entrepreneurial hubs from the


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| 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.