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First anniversary of 1871, Chicago start-ups celebrate

by Sonali Basak
May 2, 2013


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1871 is Chicago's start-up hub, and it turns one year old Thursday. Chicago entrepreneurs are not just celebrating the space, but all that it stands for: a year of growth for the Chicago start-up community, and – they hope – many more good years to come. We look at the numbers and meet the newest member to the space.