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    1871: Building Startups in Chicago

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 9:00 - 11:00 AM @ 1871
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    LAB - Labs bring together small groups for an exclusive, first-hand look into what happens behind the scenes at some of the most innovative companies, community leaders and institutions around Chicago.

    See where digital start-ups are born during this in-depth guided tour and behind-the-scenes view of Chicago?s largest 'co-working space.? Learn about the ideas and the process that inspired the design of 1871, the day-to-day activities of startups, designers and developers, and how the organization brings together the entire digital ecosystem in Chicago.

    Hosted by: Una Pipic, Vice President at CEC

    About the Organization:
    1871 is where Chicago?s digital start-ups get their start. Managed by the Chicago Entrepreneurial Center (CEC), 1871 is a not-for-profit tech hub that provides Chicago?s start-up community with access to mentors, investors, partners and peers ? as well as a wide array of programming, including workshops, special events and conferences. The 50,000 ?square-foot facility, located in the historic Merchandise Mart, can accommodate as many as 500 entrepreneurs, developers, designers and students in its co-working office space. For more information, please visit

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 9:00 - 11:00 AM
    222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago, IL 60654
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