Chicago, 10th May 2018 : 1871, the hub for technology and entrepreneurship in Chicago, ranked as the #1 university-affiliated business incubators in the United States, welcomed Anjli Jain, Managing Partner at EVC Ventures, in the 1871 family as a Mentor. She will work with 1871 to help and support start-ups accelerate their journey in the world of technology and business.
As a tech entrepreneur, investor and social activist, Anjli has always supported entrepreneurs who are interested in revolutionizing the way the world learns. Apart from leading a Venture Capital fund, Anjli is also the Founder & Chairman of Campus Consortium, a global consortium of 2,000+ colleges and universities.
“I am excited to join 1871 as a mentor. My goal has always been to inspire and support startups, especially in the areas of education and technology. I currently support a few organizations in Chicago and see 1871’s mentoring program as another way to give back to the local community,” said Anjli Jain, Managing Partner, EVC Ventures.
About 1871 : Ranked as the number one university-affiliated incubator in the United States and the world, 1871 is the home to nearly 500+ early-stage, high-growth startups in the Chicagoland area. 1871-member companies and alumni have raised over $280 million and have created more than 8,000 jobs till date. Furthermore, 1871 cultivates economic and business development in Chicago by offering guidance and support for the area’s aspiring entrepreneurs and young start-ups.
About EVC Ventures : EVC Ventures is a $50 million Chicago-based Venture Capital fund focused on early-stage startups. EVC is committed to converting entrepreneurial ideas into compelling fundable propositions and viable businesses in the shortest possible period of time. Since inception, EVC Ventures has invested in a diversified portfolio of startups and has interest in EdTech, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, PaaS, Mobile Apps, Security, AR/VR and Robotics.