The story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 isnít really about the fire. Itís about what happened next: A remarkable moment when the most brilliant engineers, architects and inventors came together to build a new city. Their innovations _ born of passion and practical ingenuity _ shaped not just Chicago, but the modern world. What started 140 years ago continues to this day. Chicagoís brightest digital designers, engineers and entrepreneurs are shaping new technologies, disrupting old business models, and resetting the boundaries of whatís possible.
1871 is the hub for technology and entrepreneurship in Chicago. Ranked as the number one university-affiliated incubator in the United States, 1871 is the home of nearly 500 early-stage, high-growth digital startups and more than 1,500 members supported by an entire ecosystem focused on accelerating their growth and creating jobs in the Chicagoland area. Visit www.1871.com for more information. Located in a 150,000 square-foot space over four floors in The Merchandise Mart, 1871 has more than 600 current mentors available to its members, as well as more than 100 partner corporations, universities, education programs, accelerators, venture funds and other organizations that make its extensive matrix of resources possible.
Come to a place where you can share ideas, take initiative, work hard, grow professionally and, with a little luck, change the world. If that sounds like you, come join us.
Welcome to 1871.
**Please note, the jobs on our job page are positions with our startups.
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