Myths Debunked, History Examined, And Lessons Learned Upon The 150th Anniversary Of The Great Chicago FireThis week marks the 150th anniversary of the city’s signature disaster.
Fast Facts About Rahm Emanuel's Two Terms As Chicago's MayorIn a surprise announcement, two-term Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel said he is withdrawing from the 2019 mayoral race. Here are a few fast facts about the mayor that help define his seven year reign in office.
Betsy Ziegler Announced As New CEO Of 1871 1871 has been named the top business incubator in the world. Now, it’s getting a new leader.
Chicago High School Teams Up With Tech IncubatorStudents at Chicago's Dyett High School are getting a crash course in technology and innovation, thanks to a partnership with tech incubator 1871.
Chicago Businesses Mark "A Day Without A Woman" With Strikes, RalliesWomen across the U.S. were staying home from work on Wednesday, as part of a national “Day Without A Woman” strike to mark International Women’s Day.
Tech Startup 1871 Continues ExpansionMayor Emanuel on Tuesday unveiled the expansion of the city's 1871 tech incubator.
Rubio Visits Chicago For First Policy Speech In Bid For PresidencyU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio spoke of education and innovation reforms at 1871, an incubator for technology startups, and seemed to be doing his best to distinguish himself from an increasingly crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls.
Chicago Conference Connects Entrepreneurial Moms From All Around the WorldIt's a challenge for millions of women, balancing their business with their babies, but a group of Chicago moms are getting some help from each other. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains.
Your Chicago: 1871 Tech IncubatorTake one step inside 1871 and you can sense the energy here is different: a place to inspire creativity and support innovation. CBS 2's Kate Sullivan reports.
Chicago To Become Home To New Biotech Hub At Merchandise MartThe state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.