Monday, February 6, 2017

Deadline Extended! Campus 1871



Campus 1871 is a weekend-long (March 31 – April 2) collaborative cross-campus initiative between 1871, Northwestern University, The Illinois Institute of Technology, The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, The University of Illinois at Chicago, The University of Illinois Springfield, DeVry University, DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago, and The University of Chicago that welcomes approximately 100 students for an immersive startup extravaganza.

The weekend will include Startup 101 crash courses, keynote speakers, mentorship, pitches, and a grand prize for the winning team! The purpose of Campus 1871 is for you and your team to create a viable business model and design for a potential startup company that would solve a meaningful problem in today’s world. Come in with ideas and get ready to pitch to the crowd!

*Note, you must be able to attend the entire event in order to be eligible, from Friday, March 31st at 5pm through Sunday, April 2nd at 3:30pm. 

More info can be found at 


Apply for Campus 1871 here. Please also email and let us know that you are interested in participating. 

EXTENDED Applications are due on Friday, February 10, 2017 

Good luck! We look forward to a strong showing of DePaul entrepreneurs at Campus 1871.