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Sherrell Dorsey + Garage/Medill Fellowship Recap

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by Charlotte Oxnam The Garage/Medill fellowship was launched at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year and was built to support diversity amongst entrepreneurs in the media industry. With only […]

Insurance for Startups

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by Natalie Stone, Hill and Stone Insurance Note: This article does not provide insurance advice for your specific circumstance. If you are considering insurance for your business, you should contact […]

Understanding Danger Zones: Our Latest Findings on Successful Entrepreneurs

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by Charlotte Oxnam Read the full report on our latest findings on successful entrepreneurs’ “danger zones” here. Over the past year, The Garage, in conjunction with Northwestern Professor of Psychology […]

VentureCat 2021: The Results

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On May 26, 2021, an audience gathered online to celebrate innovation at Northwestern! VentureCat 2021 was once again held virtually to not only keep our participants safe and allow them […]

Where are they now? // Brandon Snower ’19

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Growing up in Chicago, Brandon Snower ’19 was always surrounded by entrepreneurship. From an early age, he watched his dad start small businesses, seeing first-hand the ideas, creativity, hard work, […]

The Garage’s Residency Program Grows to 50% Women

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by Charlotte Oxnam, McCormick ’23 When The Garage opened its doors to students in the fall of 2015, there was only one offering, The Garage Residency, our incubation program. The […]

Propel Highlight: Haley Hooper ’23

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by Charlotte Oxnam, McCormick ’23  Haley Hooper, School of Education and Social Policy ’23 is the CEO and founder of Clubspot, a startup and online platform dedicated to connecting and […]

Recap: Spring 2021 Startup Matchmaking

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by Charlotte Oxnam, McCormick ’23  A startup is only as great as its team. Growing that team can be a challenge for a student founder with little or no recruitment […]

The Unknown Unknowns

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by Charlotte Oxnam, McCormick ’23 In the MIT Sloan Management Review case study Discovering “Unk-Unks”, author John W. Mullins argues that the most useful insights for a founder are the […]

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