1871 is one of the largest tech incubators in the country. They are home to nearly 500 early-stage, high-growth digital startups. The 140,000 square foot facility is also the headquarters of nationally recognized accelerators, tech talent schools - Illinois Science and Technology Coalition, several Chicago-based VCs, and satellite offices for Northwestern, U of I, University of Chicago, Loyola, IIT, Trinity University, and DePaul University. This is CEO, Betsy Ziegler's third time on the show, and we wanted her to come back to talk about two new exciting pilot programs. DGTL and the Small Business Initiative.