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| April 21, 2017

Select group of Chicago-based FinTech startups to participate in a three-month mentorship program  CHICAGO, April 21, 2017 – BMO Harris Bank today announced a partnership with 1871 – a leading technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem which is currently home to nearly 500 high-growth digital startups in the Merchandise Mart– that will provide a select group of

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| April 1, 2017

Students from Seven Chicago-area University Partners to Participate in Long Weekend of Immersive Workshops, Mentorship and Pitch Practice Beginning March 31; Program Gained Record Number of Applicants for this Year’s Event Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 announced Friday that a record number of students from Chicago-area schools will participate in this year’s Campus 1871 event, which

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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 | March 19, 2017

Largest and Most Diverse Cohort Will Make Up Fourth WiSTEM Cohort; This Cohort is the First of Three Cohorts in 2017; Programming to Begin March 21 at 1871 Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 announced Wednesday the 14 businesses that will make up the fourth cohort of WiSTEM, 1871’s innovative and customized program designed to accelerate and

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1871 | March 14, 2017

EIR Program at 1871 Now in its Third Year; Kristen Sonday of Paladin Chosen From More than 45 Applicants 1871 joined CODE2040 and Google for Entrepreneurs Tuesday to announce Kristen Sonday of Paladin has been selected as the third CODE2040 Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). Sonday is the founder of Paladin, an online platform that connects

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| March 10, 2017

1871 Members Get Complimentary One-Year Subscription to DocuSign; Company Joins Growing List of Business Services Perks Available to 1871 Members 1871 announced Friday that it will offer DocuSign, the pioneer and global standard for eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM), to its startup members complimentary to help them accelerate their businesses. Startups at 1871 will

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1871 | March 7, 2017

HEART OF BOLD: 1871 TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH FULL SCHEDULE OF FREE PUBLIC EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING MARCH 8 “Feminist Fight Club” Author Jessica Bennett to Deliver Featured Keynote; Event Series to Reflect 2017 Theme of “Be Bold for Change” with Speakers and Programming Tailored to Empower and Inspire Women in Tech and Business

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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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