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 […]

Recap: Entrepreneur Ablorde Ashigbi Speaks with the Activate Cohort

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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: Neal Sales-Griffin Speaks with the Activate Cohort

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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 […]

Recap: Pathways for Women in Venture Capital

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Venture capital (VC) is a competitive and difficult field for anyone to break into, especially women, who comprise fewer than 10% of decision-makers at U.S. VC firms. On Tuesday 1/12, […]

Founding a Mission-Driven Company: Recap

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On Thursday, November 12, The Garage was excited to welcome a group of established Northwestern alumni founders for a virtual panel and discussion about the challenges and benefits of founding […]

Polina Marinova Pompliano, Founder of The Profile, Shares Her Entrepreneurial Journey with Propel

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On Wednesday 21, 2020, Polina Marinova Pompliano, founder of The Profile, spoke to the Fall 2020 cohort of Propel women about her journey from a journalism student, to writer at […]

Level Up – Testing Your Business Idea Before You Go Broke Recap

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On Thursday, October 15, The Garage was thrilled to host a virtual event and discussion with Medill / The Garage fellow, Sherrell Dorsey. Currently based in Atlanta, Sherrell is the […]

(Virtual) Grad Chat Recap

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On October 7, The Garage was excited to see some familiar faces (virtually, of course) of students who frequented The Garage during their time at Northwestern! We hosted a virtual […]

Family Dinner with Konda Mason

Charlotte Oxnam ’23

What is your deepest purpose? Every week, a new entrepreneur comes into our space to share their story and the lessons that they have learned to inspire our Residents during […]