Entrepreneurship at Northwestern

There are many opportunities to get involved in entrepreneurship at Northwestern within The Garage and beyond

Entrepreneurship at Northwestern is made possible by a dedicated community of innovators and thought leaders who share a passion for building new ideas. Here are the best ways to get involved in our entrepreneurial community:

  • Join a club dedicated to entrepreneurship. Northwestern has many innovation-focused clubs and student organizations, many of which meet at The Garage. 

  • Take a class through NUVention, the Farley Center’s interdisciplinary academic program to expose students to the innovation and entrepreneurial life cycle.  
  • Check out The Garage's Community Calendar, featuring events all over Northwestern, Evanston, and Chicago.
  • Consider a minor in the Harvey Kapnick Business Institutions Program (BIP) program, open to all undergraduates regardless of major or home school. BIP believes that the study of business can be approached through a thoughtful investigation of the cultural, political, philosophical, literary, and social sources and consequences of business institutions.
  • Take a design course in the Segal Design Institute, which educates innovators and design thinkers while expanding the research frontiers of human-centered design.
  • If you’re an MBA student, join the Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, which helps business leaders discover new ideas and turn them into valuable goods and services.
  • And of course, get involved at The Garage! From signing up for office hours with entrepreneurial experts to applying to our Residency Program or Pre-Accelerator Program to attending our open events—there are so many ways to join The Garage community.