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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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1871 | November 10, 2016

Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 and the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) announced Thursday the 12 businesses that make up the first cohort of a new incubator focused on fostering opportunities for Hispanic-owned technology companies. As part of the 12-week program, the tech companies will be provided educational programming, resources, technological support and guidance toward

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1871 | October 14, 2016

1871 announced Friday the arrival of three Finland-based startups, marking the first time partner company Sente Advisory Services has welcomed companies from the Finland to Chicago as part of Sente’s ongoing international efforts on behalf of 1871 and Chicago. The purpose of the program is to invite companies from overseas to Chicago in hopes that

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1871 | October 7, 2016

Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 announced Thursday the expansion of WiSTEM, its women-focused entrepreneurship program that tackles major barriers faced by women in the entrepreneurship community. The expansion — made possible by grant funding from JPMorgan Chase among other sponsors — will allow for three cohort-based programs in 2017 that focus on capital, community and technology

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1871 | October 7, 2016

Civis Analytics and @properties were honored as the 2016 Merrick Momentum Awards winners at the 9th Annual Momentum Awards Dinner, held by the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center Thursday evening at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. The coveted award honors businesses that are on track to become the next great companies to emerge in Chicago. @properties received

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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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