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1871 business incubator acquires Illinois Technology Association

Feb 18, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

The deal puts help for startups and established tech firms under one roof. The operator of the 1871 technology hub said Tuesday it has taken over most assets and programs of the Illinois Technology Association, a move that unites two nonprofits that nurture economic growth in Chicago.

Betsy Ziegler, CEO of 1871, said the acquisition will result in one organization that serves both as an incubator for startups and as a resource for more established companies. The Chicagoland Entrepreneuri...