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Chicago, IL

(312) 239-0310

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222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212 Chicago, IL, 60654
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  • Austin L. Wright 25 days ago

    Great location and exceptional workspace. Lots of amenities, including a sound proof telephone booth. A number of companies and universities run programs out of this space (including University of Chicago). The large public speaking space is ideal for a moderately sized Ted-style talk.

  • jane val 47 days ago

    I attended several events here including the Chibuys Winter Tasting. The awesome thing about the event is that 1871 partnered up with minority and women owned food vendors across Chicago. There were samples of many different foods that were delicious, and I was able to discover some new vendors that I was not aware of. 1871 is on the 12th floor in the Merchandise Mart. The space is large and offers many opportunities for growing businesses. 1871 is Chicago's center for technology and entrepreneurship. They offer co-working spaces, special events, a community of start ups, corporations, and community partners. Workshops and in-depth courses to teach design, technology, and business skills, incubators and accelerators, also a great place to work, they are always on the cutting edge. SpotHero was an early tenant at 1871. They are responsible for the growth and mentoring of many new businesses. What a great place to help grow your business!

  • Sara Swinehart 62 days ago

    It’s like a university campus with the best snacks, booze and facilities all in one space. Loved being here. Can’t wait to come back.

  • Paul King 69 days ago

    Best incubator in the country, hard to say something negative about it. I was there for a presentation of start ups that are led by women. The event was well run and everyone there is incredibly friendly.

  • Agney Patel 89 days ago

    What a wonderful experience! Brightest mind around the Chicago working on top-notch ideas and changing the world. Great space to get started with your startup. No shortage of skilled mentors and is opened 24 x 7 for the members.

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