1871 is America's #1 technology incubator. The organization has changed the game for technology innovation as a launchpad for new companies and a connecting web for ideas that are prompted into action between startups, leaders in business, government, and philanthropy.
The incredible team at 1871 makes it possible for their member companies to build and grow.
According to Tom Alexander, 1871 COO, by providing Student Loan Assistance 1871 sought to "offer them the sorts of benefits that they think are actually valuable, that they are going to appreciate and that is going to make them more inclined to work at 1871 and be a part of what we're doing here".
The program has clearly resonated with employees. According to Jihan Bibb, 1871 Events Manager, "the fact that my employer is prioritizing my financial health is extremely important and extremely valued”.