About the Anvil

Who are we?

Purdue's Student Entrepreneurship Hub

The Anvil is a student run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and empower the entrepreneurs of Purdue University and the Greater Lafayette, Indiana, community by providing co-working for founders and startups as well as mentorship, programming and resources.

As an organization, we provide a space for students interested in creating their own companies to meet other like minded peers and exchange ideas with one another. Throughout the academic year, we host experts with experience in startups, and provide events and resources for the student-run ventures getting their start in West Lafayette.

Where are we?

The "Chapel of Entrepreneurship"

One year after we founded, we took over the old University Church at 320 North Street, right across from Purdue Memorial Union. The upstairs consists of a 2,000 square foot coworking space, which is open to our members to work. It also features our main stage which we use to host our events. We also host few tenants, such as a makerspace for Purdue student organizations downstairs, and office space for local startups.

Interested in our mission?

Help us or Join Our Team

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, funded through donations through our community. If you are interested in sponsoring us so we can continue our work please see oursponsorshop page here.

If you would like to help by getting involved in our executive board, fill out the following form, and one of our team members will get in touch.

Feel free to contact us any time at contact@anvilstartups.com.