BMO Harris Bank announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with 1871 for the second annual Innovation Program. According to the bank, the startups accepted into the program will receive mentoring from the BMO Harris team, as well as access to the 1871 space and… Read More
On Friday, BMO Harris Bank announced it has formed a partnership with technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem 1871 to launch a new Chicago-based fintech three-month mentorship program. The new program, which is called the BMO Harris/1871 FinTech Partnership, will offer six selected startups with the following: A… Read More
Deloitte’s recent report on Fintech Hubs entitled A tale of 44 cities – Connecting Global FinTech: Interim Hub Review 2017 indicated that London remained at the top of the list with Singapore closely behind it and obviously hoping to become number one. But alongside the original 20… Read More
While it took longer than expected to get here, Crowdfunding for Illinois businesses is now officially up and running and its full steam ahead. To mark the occasion, a joint press conference was held yesterday at local incubator 1871 which I was privileged to be… Read More
Netherlands-based Fintech company Equidam, an online provider of startup valuations, is crossing the Atlantic and setting up shop in the US. Equidam is opening an office hosted at the well-known incubator 1871 located in Chicago. Equidam believes there is significant opportunity in the North America –… Read More
Earlier this week, Indiegogo announced it will be opening a brand new Midwest satellite office in Chicago’s 1871. The organizations revealed they are teaming up to host a quarterly education session for those working in the building. According to the Chicago Tribune, the notion of… Read More
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