Operated by the nonprofit Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC), 1871, a first-of-its-kind digital startup hub, offers educational programming, access to mentors and investors and other resources to help early-stage entrepreneurs accelerate their path to success. At 1871 today, 225 startups are building their businesses alongside one another at what has become recognized as the central address for the city’s burgeoning entrepreneurial community.
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