Campus 1871

04/09/2021 Virtual

2 Weeks

    Learn about the Chicago tech community and gain firsthand experience building and pitching a business at Campus 1871.

    About

    Join us virtually this April for Campus 1871, a two-week educational program that immerses students in the experience of building and pitching a business.  Develop your entrepreneurial skills, network with entrepreneurs in the tech community, and ideate, build, and pitch your business to a panel of industry leaders in Chicago. 

    Agenda

    • Friday, April 9 | 4:00-8:00 PM | Program Kick-off
    • Saturday, April 10 | 10:00-11:30 AM | Panel Discussion: Startup life and Entrepreneur 101
    • Monday, April 12 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Workshop: Customer Validation
    • Tuesday, April 13 | 10:00-11:00 AM | Workshops
      • Track 1: Business Model Canvas
      • Track 2: What Problem Are You Solving? Refining your Elevator Pitch
      • Track 3: Marketing & Branding
    • Thursday, April 15 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Networking & Mentor Matching
    • Monday, April 19 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Mentor Check-In
    • Wednesday, April 21 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Final Mentor Check-In
    • Friday, April 23 | 6:00-8:00 PM | Pitch Event

    Looking for more information on joining 1871?

    We’d love to show you around, but due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, public tours of 1871 are indefinitely on hold.

    Looking to learn all about our vibrant community and the many resources 1871 provides by either:

    Scheduling a Membership Consultation (Early Stage only)

    Attending one of our weekly info sessions (Early Stage only)