The garage has long been a celebrated location for starting Silicon Valley companies. Hewlett Packard and Google are just two examples of legendary tech companies whose humble roots trace back to a garage. It is often forgotten that the college dorm room has also been a great incubator of innovation. While almost everybody knows that facebook began in Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room at Harvard, hundreds if not thousands of companies have started on college campuses including Course Hero (Cornell). In a long over due tribute to the college dorm room, let’s take a look at its evolution over the decades.
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