1871

1871

1871

Overview
Date Founded

2012

Headquarters

222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza,12th floor,Chicago, IL 60654

Charitable Causes

Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Industries

Other Business & Consulting Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

"1871 is a not-for-profit community endeavor and an entrepreneurial hub for digital startups. It is a collaborative space that helps digital designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs build their startups, share ideas, and change the world. Located in the famed Merchandise Mart, the 50,000-square-foot facility provides Chicago startups with programming, access to mentors, educational resources, potential investors, and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs that help them on their path to building successful businesses. 1871 is the flagship project of the CEC."

Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Principal

Advisor, Member Council

Entrepreneur in Residence

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman at AKTA US LLC

Founder at Eved LLC

Executive Director, Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation & Tech Entrepreneurship at Illinois Institute of Technology

President at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc.

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Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Founding Partner at JumpStart Ventures /Ohio

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