Campus 1871 Accepting Applications

campus1871.JPGCampus 1871, an annual event that features more than 100 student participants from local universities, is accepting applications for the ultimate startup experience:

  • Students share ideas
  • Collaborate and build on business plans
  • Receive mentoring and coaching from serial entrepreneurs
  • Network with the tech community in Chicago

Meeting Agenda:

  • Introductory Comments from Howard Tullman, CEO of 1871 and Tom Alexander, COO of 1871
  • Campus 1871 Logistics
    • Campus 1871 2017 Timeline:
      • December 19, 2016: Application live on 1871.com, promotion begins
      • Friday, February 3: Application deadline
      • Monday, February 6: Completed applications passed over to designated university contacts
      • Monday, February 27: Confirmed attendees list due to 1871 via Campus1871@1871.com
      • Tuesday, February 28: All accepted students notified
      • Monday, March 13: Volunteer schedule confirmed and due to 1871 via Campus1871@1871.com
      • Friday, March 31 through Sunday,¬†April 2: Campus 1871
    • Application Process
      • Application is hosted on the 1871 website here
      • 1871 and universities promote on social media and internal communications
      • 1871 sends list of applicants to designated point of contacts at each university by Monday, February 6
      • Each university reviews applicants and sends confirmed list of attendees by Monday, February 27
      • NOTE: 1871 will handle communication with students from this point forward

Register here.