2017 Event Photos

The Coleman Center hosted a wide variety of events this academic year to provide students with startup advising, real world experience, and networking opportunities. Several events were hosted at 1871 Chicago and the Coleman Center. Below are highlighted photos from our most popular events in … [Read More]

2017 Purpose Pitch Competition

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center held the first Purpose Pitch Competition, a NEW new venture competition on May 11, 2017. This competition sets itself a part from others because we are promoting entrepreneurs to build what they believe with a purpose driven business idea. We believe purpose is … [Read More]

DePaul at 1871: How to Gain Access

  DePaul University joined 1871 in July 2016 as a cross-campus collaboration between the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center in the Driehaus College of Business, College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), College of Law, and Academic Affairs. DePaul University's 1871 space, located on … [Read More]


Startup Intern Profile: Keyante Aytch

Keyante Aytch is an Entrepreneurship major interning with WORK+SHELTER, a cut-and-sew manufacturing social enterprise. Keyante is currently engaging new potential customers for WORK+SHELTER to increase the startup’s customer base. Keyante notes that he asks “at least one question about start ups … [Read More]

Startup Intern Profile: Sharon Lavin

Sharon Lavin is a Public Relations and Advertising & IO Psychology student interning with Evolve, a member organization that helps entrepreneurs transition from business owners to their next phase. Sharon has been working on email campaigns for Evolve’s late summer and fall events, and learning … [Read More]

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