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Entrepreneurship Garage

A place for students to explore their entrepreneurial ideas and interests.

A Hub for Student Entrepreneurs

The NC State Entrepreneurship Garage is a venture creation and prototyping space designed for student entrepreneurs. It serves as a hub for students across campus to come together and explore their entrepreneurial ideas and interests. In partnership with Raleigh Founded, students call the Garage home to work on challenges alongside non-university businesses.

This startup space has it all – a physical space for entrepreneurs to develop, create and invent as well as programmatic resources like community meet-ups and skills workshops. Members have access to hundreds of entrepreneurial-minded peers, which makes networking and relationship-building easy.

Garage resources include:

Co-working space
– Skills workshops
Staff mentors
– Speaker series
Prototyping equipment
Rental equipment

Become a Member

Becoming a member of the Garage is simple.

Garage Membership Requirements

  • All members must be currently enrolled, degree-seeking NC State students.
  • Members should have good conduct and academic integrity history. Have an incident? Talk to us about it before applying.
  • All members must submit an application and attend an orientation session.

Application Process

  1. Submit an application.
  2. Complete our Virtual Orientation Moodle course*

*You will receive a link to register for The Entrepreneurship Garage Moodle Course and New Member Virtual Orientation once we receive your application. Please check your email.

Garage Prototyping Summer Schedule

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 9am – 5pm
Wednesday 9am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 5pm
Friday 9pm – 5pm
Sat-Sun Closed

Closed in Observance of Memorial Day: Friday May 26 and Monday May 29

Take a look at what our students are creating in the Prototyping Lab at the Entrepreneurship Garage.

IP Free Zone

The Garage’s designation as an IP-free zone sets the tone for a collaborative learning environment. Students own 100% of the intellectual property developed here.

Take a 3D Look Around Our Coworking Space

Take a 3D Look Around Our Prototyping Space

Contact the Garage

For questions related to the Garage, contact:
Partners I, Suite 1650 on Centennial Campus