For a whole host of reasons, 1871 believes Chicago is the best place in the country for women entrepreneurs to start a business. With that in mind, we’ve created WiSTEM, a 12-week, curriculum-based program that connects women to capital, community, and technology resources.
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7QUBES is a FINTECH company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and Distributed Ledger Technology (Blockchain) to improve financial platform speed, data integrity, reduce redundancy, and revenue enhancement. 7QUBES uses innovative technology to remove and reduce tech debts, reduce resource overload tasks, and improve the bottom line for businesses.
Ama La Vida
Ama La Vida is a leadership and career coaching company with a mission to help people love what they do. Ama La Vida’s certified coaches support individuals to design fulfilling careers and teach managers to coach so they can become more empowering leaders. Through its innovative eCoaching platform, Ama La Vida is able to make coaching more affordable, scalable and results-oriented than ever before.
Atkco, Inc. is a Lean-Agile product management and coaching company providing advisory services, training, and course kits that support product development to the financial services industry. AtkCo, Inc., delivers Agile training across the United States to fortune 500, fintech startups, and diverse technology professionals across the U.S. and is currently working in financial services on a digital lean-agile transformation. Agile is in the DNA of what we do and we are committed to training the workforce of the future to meet customer needs amidst disruption.
CELEBR8 is the world’s easiest way to plan and pay for group dinners. We make it simple for anyone, anywhere to book a restaurant that loves large parties and wrangle payment from all our flaky friends. From birthday brunches to rehearsal dinners – stress-free special occasions are now a swipe away.
Cora is the Kayak of furniture, where you can visually search 100s of furniture sites at once. Proprietary computer vision (AI / deep learning) technology is the magic behind our B2C and B2B experiences. By providing images of your aesthetic, Cora efficiently presents the best choices and banishes indecision so you can feel confident you made the smartest decision.
Culminate Health is an InsurTech company focused on using Big Data, AI, and Blockchain to empower Employer Funded (ASO) health plans and Provider Led healthcare plans. The solution optimizes cost, risk, data security, and transactions in the $785 B ripe for disruption health insurance industry. Culminate Health was inspired by work from Culminate Strategy Group, a boutique Digital Transformation consultancy.
Five to Nine
Five to Nine is a social wellness platform that works with companies to connect co-workers through meaningful experiences, including custom-designed events, individual perk benefits, and professional growth opportunities. Our platform provides solutions for the growing need for social connectivity in the workplace.
IRL Trivia is a next-generation mobile entertainment platform for teams and groups. IRL Trivia brings people together In Real Life to compete and create unforgettable moments captured in photos and videos.
PediaSource is a tech-enabled non clinical pediatric healthcare services company. We connect parent and educators by phone to experts in child and teen behavior, learning and development.
ReturnRunners™ is revolutionizing the way retail returns are made through their white-glove, on-demand pick-up service. Their App offers consumers an easy, convenient way to get unwanted, unworn merchandise back to the local store or online retailer. ReturnRunners works with retailers to provide the ultimate customer service experience, mitigate return fraud and uses data and technology to help streamline the reverse supply chain.
TasselTurn addresses the foster youth drop out crisis through individualized educational coaching. Our web platform eliminates educational barriers to academic achievement by matching youth in foster care with a virtual education coach. Education coaches use our trauma-informed curriculum to champion youth to high school graduation and plan for life after foster care. With TasselTurn, youth in foster care graduate fully equipped with the tools to thrive in college, career, and in life!
WishYourPrice is a SaaS solution that helps retailers offer personalized prices to each individual shopper. The patent pending intelligent e-commerce technology gives an instant decision to a shopper’s wish price while reducing abandon carts and converting more window shoppers to customers.
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