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What’s Next For Chicago Tech Incubator 1871?

Chicago tech incubator 1871 is looking for a new leader after CEO Howard Tullman announced this week that he’s leaving by the end of the year. Hundreds of companies are working out of the space in the Merchandise Mart which has been around for a little over five years.

Morning Shift talks to John Pletz, Crain’s Chicago Business senior reporter covering technology and venture capital, about what 1871 has accomplished so far and what’s next for the incubator.


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