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NUvention: Web + Media

Applications for Winter/Spring 2019 NUvention: Web + Media are OPEN. CLICK HERE TO APPLY

NUvention: Web + Media (ENTREP 473, EECS 473) is a two-quarter capstone course in which students work across disciplines and Northwestern schools to design, plan, and run web-based businesses. Project areas include iPad/Tablet App, Mobile Applications, New Media, Social Gaming, Twitter or Facebook Apps, eCommerce/Deals, Analytics, Cloud, Big Data or ideas from students in the program.

Teams are able to continue to work on their projects after the completion of the course. Past NUvention: Web + Media teams have gone on to make TechCrunch, PCMag, Rolling Stone and GigaOM headlines and join incubators, while others are bootstrapping and building their businesses to this day.

Quarter Time Location
Winter/Spring 2019 Tuesdays,
2:00-5:00 p.m.
The Garage | Workspace Classroom


Click here to view the Winter/Spring 2018 syllabus, which is co-taught by Todd WarrenMike MarascoChris RiesbeckRich Gordon and Rich Padula, Tran Ha and Tom LaMantia.

Information Session Slides

View and download the PowerPoint slides presented at our NUvention: Web + Media's October '17 information sessions. These slides include information about past projects, the course timeline and a course overview.

Past Projects

Since NUvention: Web + Media (formerly NUvention: Web) began in Winter 2010, students have brought business ideas to life involving social-network advertising, photo-sharing, professional career tracking software and much more. Explore the projects seeded in the course.


One student called this course life-changing and the best decision made at Northwestern. Take a look at honest feedback from former NUvention: Web + Media students.

Advisory Board

The NUvention: Web + Media Advisory Board is made up of dynamic professionals, including founders, serial entrepreneurs, and capital advisors. View bios and profiles of the NUvention: Web + Media board members.


See faculty for NUvention: Web + Media

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