The Garage is Northwestern's Home for Student Entrepreneurs

The Garage is an energetic space and entrepreneurial community where Northwestern students build the knowledge, grit, and network for bringing new ideas to life. No matter where you are on your journey, there’s a home for you at The Garage. Learn more about our entrepreneurial programs here.

The Garage brings together bright minds from across all corners of campus, creating a lively culture and community – diverse, welcoming, and wildly experimental. The 11,000 square foot space, carved out of the North Campus parking structure, has been home to more than 1,000 student-founded startups and projects. 

"The Garage by far was the greatest factor in fascilitating my personal growth while at Northwesten."
Jacob Morgan, McCormick ’18 + co-founder of Unruled. + Jr. Product Design Engineer at The Catch Company in Chicago
"Just having a space like The Garage encouraged me to pursue entrepreneurship in my free time which then turned into my first job out of college."
Ross Krasner, Medill ’18 + CEO at Ryu Blockchain Technologies, Inc. in San Diego
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Our Core Values


Students already possess the seeds of their success. We create an environment where students can discover and trust their unique strengths.


We are all responsible for making the world a better place. We encourage initiative, even when success is uncertain. If not you, then who?


People are our best resource. We dispel the myth of the lone genius and expose students to a network they can tap into for insight and support.

By the Numbers

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Take a Look Under the Hood