Family Dinner Recap: Yasmeena Faycurry

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By: Ethan Bledsoe ’26 Guest speaker Yasmeena Faycurry, Weinberg ’22, joined Residents at The Garage at Family Dinner last week. Yasmeena is an investor at Chicago Ventures, specializing in all […]

Family Dinner Recap: Ibraheem Alinur

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By: Adrian Ayala-Perez ’26 Last week, Ibraheem Alinur, McCormick ‘20 was our Guest Speaker at Family Dinner. He relayed his experiences of founding three companies at The Garage, such as […]

Family Dinner Recap: Jimmy Paul of Crafty

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By: Ethan Bledsoe ‘26 On Wednesday, October 12th, The Garage welcomed new members of the Tinker Program and current Residents to Family Dinner. This week, students had the opportunity to […]

Family Dinner Recap: Casey Grage of Hubly Surgical

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by Adrian Ayala-Perez ’26 & Ethan Bledsoe ’26 Guest Speaker Casey Grage, Weinberg ’19, spoke at Family Dinner this week, sharing her journey as founder, CEO, and Product Engineer of […]

Family Dinner Recap: Mert Iseri ’11

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by Alicia Ross On Tuesday, February 22, The Garage held its weekly Family Dinner with a special invite to include Tinkerers! Each quarter, one Family Dinner is open for this […]

Family Dinner Recap: Ana Cornell, Founder and CEO of Acorn Genetics

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by Elizabeth Savin ’25 At Family Dinner on Wednesday, February 16, Residents at The Garage gathered together to hear from guest speaker Ana Cornell, the founder and CEO of Acorn Genetics. […]

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 […]