A Big Win at Chicago Startup Week

The Garage

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”

The Garage

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

The Garage

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

The Garage

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 […]

Recap: Entrepreneur Ablorde Ashigbi Speaks with the Activate Cohort

The Garage

Written by Matt Rewata, McCormick ’22 On February 26, the winter 2021 Activate cohort spoke with Ablorde Ashigbi, co-founder and CEO of 4Degrees, experienced investor, and advisor for Techstars Chicago, […]

Recap: Natasha Ramanujam ‘15 + Propel

The Garage

On a Wednesday night in February, the Winter 2021 Propel cohort was joined by Northwestern Bienen alumna Natasha Ramanujam, ‘15. Natasha studied French Horn while at Northwestern, but also minored […]

Program Highlight: Propel Huddles

The Garage

The Propel program, launched in 2018, aims to support female student entrepreneurs starting their company or project, making entrepreneurship more diverse and inclusive at Northwestern. Since launch, there have been […]

Recap: Neal Sales-Griffin Speaks with the Activate Cohort

The Garage

Written by Matt Rewata, McCormick ’22 On January 22, 2021, Neal Sales-Griffin ’09, a man with an incredibly stacked resume as the managing director of Techstars Chicago, an entrepreneur, an […]