Style545 in the News

APRIL 12, 2018

Several startups have tried to disrupt the fashion industry, and the way consumers find and purchase clothing. From Stitch Fix, which sends stylist-picked clothing directly to shoppers’ doors, to Chicago’s Trunk Club, which provides personal styling advice to shoppers, consumers have options for creating a wardrobe tailored for them.

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MARCH 16, 2018

Looking For Clothes That Fit? Disha Gulati’s Style545 Has You Covered

If you’ve spent hours upon hours trying on clothes then you’re already familiar with everyone’s not-so-favorite shopping struggle -- finding that perfect style and fit. That’s a problem that Disha Gulati, a self-described ‘certified shopaholic,’ decided she would solve when she realized that she was spending too much time in fitting rooms.
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JANUARY 19, 2018

Innovating Within Corporations: Key Takeaways Part 3

1871 hosted the fifth Corporate Innovation Summit with long-time partner State Farm, which brought together several 1871 corporate partners to engage with one another in a collaborative environment. Disha Gulati, CEO and founder of Style545, provided key insights from her experience leaving a Fortune 500 corporation to found her own startup at 1871.

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JANUARY 9, 2018

WiSTEM At 1871 Leads The Way In Helping Women Entrepreneurs

Over three years ago, the Kauffman Foundation published a report that I wrote with Alicia Robb and Susan Coleman, two renowned experts on entrepreneurship among women. Entitled "Sources of Economic Hope," we contended that, for a variety of reasons, "the future of American entrepreneurship and growth is in the hands of women."
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NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Meet the 12 Companies of WiSTEM C6

The 14 entrepreneurs for Cohort 6 will undergo a rigorous 12-week program starting today which will include curated programming, mentorship, and facilitated introductions to key corporate and venture partners. The program will culminate in a community showcase event open to Chicago’s tech leaders, supporters and potential investors at 1871.
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