The Garage’s Residency Program Grows to 50% Women

The Garage

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

The Garage

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

The Garage

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 […]

A Big Win at Chicago Startup Week

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by Charlotte Oxnam, McCormick ’23 I applied for Chicago Startup Week on a bit of a whim. Cue the Curves began a year ago, first as a plus-size clothing directory, […]

Recap: Author Talk with Suneel Gupta: what makes someone “backable”

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by Charlotte Oxnam, McCormick ’23 On April 7, The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and The Garage partnered to welcome author and entrepreneur (and Kellogg/Pritzker alum) Suneel Gupta for […]

The Opportunity Fund Update

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Since launching in October 2020, The Opportunity Fund by The Garage has already supported seven student entrepreneurs with grants to cover initial business expenses for their startups. The Opportunity Fund […]

Recap: How I Got Here Season 1

The Garage

When The Garage opened its big garage door for the first time back in 2015, we were thrilled to welcome the first batch of curious and bright students who wanted […]

2021 Little Joe Ventures Cohort Announced

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While the last year brought new challenges and changes across Northwestern, we are inspired by the resiliency and continued growth of the entrepreneurial students at The Garage, and the newest […]