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The 2018 EPIC TeamThe 2018 EPIC Team

The Farley Center sponsors student organizations involved in entrepreneurial activities on campus to make connections with and between students and to support their communal growth into tomorrow's leading entrepreneurs.

Farley Sponsored Groups


EPIC supports and inspires the student entrepreneurs, pioneers, innovators, and creators of Northwestern. EPIC curates inspirational events, hosts an annual venture challenge competition, and brings networking and job opportunities to campus. The group seeks to give all students of all disciplines the opportunity to experience entrepreneurship during their time at Northwestern and respond in epic ways. EPIC strives to build a community at Northwestern that believes in better – better design, better products, better services, and better companies. Staff from the Farley Center and The Garage advise EPIC.

Visit the EPIC website


Northwestern students can apply to gain access to work within 1871, Chicago’s largest startup incubator. Engineers, innovators and entrepreneurs building Chicago’s next tech ventures work within the large space located within the Merchandise Mart. Through Northwestern’s partnership with 1871, students can request access to the following 1871 resources… 

If you are interested in applying for access to 1871, please complete this form

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