Meet Our Resident Teams

Resident teams are made up of committed student entrepreneurs looking to grow their ideas while giving back to The Garage community.

The Garage Residency Program is an opportunity for student teams, both undergraduate and graduate, to be core members of The Garage’s entrepreneurial community. Resident teams use The Garage as their office and receive special privileges like 24/7 access, a weekly Family Dinner and priority for Office Hours with mentors and staff. To learn more about The Residency Program, click here.

Acorn Genetics

Acorn Genetics specializes in providing private home DNA testing kits, allowing our clients access to their genetic information without the concern of their data being sold.


Alva is your online personal jeweler.


Natural wellness products that integrate into daily lives.

Authentic Media Ascension LLC

AMA propels the next generation of brands through growth analytics and digital strategy. We’re a growth agency dedicated to helping creators focus on what they love most: creating.


Delivering facial recognition to blind people.


Cerer is an e-commerce shopping platform dedicated to shifting the fashion industry down a more sustainable path.


Ciclo is a secondhand clothing platform that aims to make buying secondhand an easier and more predictable experience.

Crown Care

Platform that aims to provide a sense of community and education for curly haired individuals.

Cue the Curves

An online platform designed to support plus size girls and women.


A marketplace for local services.


An app that allows families to set up and track recurring tasks through live updates. It will help them keep on important information stored on notes and allows multiple caregivers & family members to be on one platform.


HuddleMD combines medical data with social determinants of health to revolutionize remote patient monitoring for congestive heart failure.


Creating software that offers reselling businesses data-driven assistance in managing inventory, pricing product, identifying profitable product, and optimizing other back end operations.

Induction Learning

Empowering learners the smart way.


Innovestments offers a hands-off real estate investing experience in order to accomplish 3 goals – increase access, increase ownership, get returns.

Iris Education

Clear, concise and centralized access to U.S college culture.


Lighthouse is a learning platform that lets teachers make and share their own content while letting their students choose the topics they want to learn about.


Litterbox provides convenient, affordable, and secure summer storage for Northwestern students.

Mark IV Games

A board game design and publishing company geared towards creating, marketing and selling original games.

Minimal Snacks

A health snack startup that creates high quality products with recognizable ingredients you can count on one hand.


Mind reading to predict performance.


Discover unique places, share the ones you love.

On Brand

On Brand is the newest, highly personalized, online shopping platform that aggregates all the brands and products that YOU love in one, easy-to-shop-from interface, and uses your shopping patterns to recommend new brands and products that you haven’t yet heard of!

Powder Blue Media

A media company featuring B2B consulting services and a Gen Z storytelling outlet called Unplugg’d.


Qade gives every gamer an audience with personalized reports and stat tracking.


Providing transparency and accountability for mail-in/absentee voters.


Strengthening the relationship between the Northwestern community and Evanston businesses by designing a personalized discount aggregation platform