Deadline Extended for Campus 1871


The deadline for applications to Campus 1871 has been extended to this Friday, February 10.

The weekend-long event takes place from March 31- April 2 and will be attended by universities across the Illinois and the Chicagoland area. At Campus 1871 you and a team will pitch and then develop a unique idea for a business startup that can solve one the many pressing questions of today. The weekend will include Startup 101 crash courses, keynote speakers, mentorship, pitches, and a grand prize for the winning team.

Find out more on the video below, and apply online! Applicants should also inform DePaul’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center at

Located in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart, 1871 is home to more than 400 early-stage, high-growth digital startups and is dedicated to supporting Chicago’s startup community. Find out other events, workshops, and opportunities offered by 1871 on their website.