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Sep 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Michigan Ross and the Zell Lurie Institute Again Named a Top Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship

Today the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business announced that it has captured a position in the top three graduate entrepreneurship...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan to Host Kevyn Orr and Ken Buckfire as Opening Keynotes at Ninth Annual Private Equity Conference

The Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and its Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance at the University of Michigan's...

Aug 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan's Annual Entrepalooza Symposium to Feature Rob Pelinka of Landmark Sports Agency

The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business announced that it...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:00 ET
Tom Frank, Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Engineering; Kelly LaPierre, Desai Family Accelerator; Stewart Thornhill, Zell Lurie Institute, Ross School of Business (PRNewsFoto/The Zell Lurie Institute)

University of Michigan Launches Desai Family Accelerator to Help Startups Move Forward

The Desai Family Accelerator, a joint venture of the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and the College of Engineering,...

Jun 05, 2014, 06:00 ET

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Announces Presenting Companies for 33rd Annual Midwest Venture Capital Conference

Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) announced the 32 companies that will be presenting at the 33rd annual Symposium....

Apr 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan Ross School of Business Student-led Social Venture Fund Invests in Powerhouse Dynamics

The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business...

Apr 11, 2014, 09:25 ET

University of Michigan Wolverine Venture Fund Continues Track Record of Success with Silverpop Exit

 The Wolverine Venture Fund, managed by students at the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the...

Apr 01, 2014, 10:04 ET

University of Michigan's Wolverine Venture Fund Participates in $21 Million Series B Financing of NeuMoDX

The Wolverine Venture Fund, managed by students at The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of...

Mar 26, 2014, 07:30 ET

Deadline Approaches for Presenting Companies at Michigan Growth Capital Symposium

 With less than one week until application submissions close, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium expect that 90 high-growth,...

Mar 10, 2014, 08:15 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Partners with CoFoundersLab on Michigan Founder Finder Search Site

 The Zell Lurie Institute at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced its first milestone with its Michigan...

Feb 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Awards Over $113,000 to Student Startups in 31st Annual Business Plan Competition and Dare to Dream Grant Program

 The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business...

Feb 14, 2014, 06:00 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund Makes Two Investments

 The University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute at the Ross School of Business today announced that its student managed Zell Lurie...

Jan 29, 2014, 12:37 ET

Zell Lurie Institute Names Semi-Finalists in Annual Michigan Business Challenge

The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business today announced...

Jan 14, 2014, 08:30 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Launches Reverse Innovation Course to Bring New Mobility Solutions to Market

 The University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute is once again pioneering entrepreneurial education and action-based learning by offering a...

Dec 12, 2013, 08:30 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Names First Round Winners in Annual Michigan Business Challenge

Multi-phase Business Plan Competition Sets Up Companies for Long-Term Success by Giving Students First-Hand Access to Rigorous Business Development...

Oct 15, 2013, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Awards $26,000 in Start Up Grants to Student Entrepreneurs

Fall 2013 Mayleben Venture Shaping and Dare to Dream Recipients Span Industries Including Healthcare, Clean Tech, Apparel, Web and Mobility...

Sep 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

University of Michigan to Host Annual Private Equity Conference

 The Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and its Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance at the University of...

Sep 19, 2013, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and the Zell Lurie Institute Named Top Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship

 The University of Michigan's Ross School of Business was named the number one graduate entrepreneurship program in the nation, in recognition...

Jul 22, 2013, 09:08 ET

University of Michigan's Ross School of Business Appoints Stewart Thornhill as Executive Director of the Zell Lurie Institute to Usher in Next Era of Entrepreneurial Education

Predecessor Tom Kinnear leaves legacy of successfully building scalable entrepreneurship education model that consistently ranks among the best in...

Jul 18, 2013, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan's Wolverine Venture Fund Participates in $7 Million Series B Investment in ArborMetrix

Student-led fund partners with two of the region's leading VC firms on deal with real-time healthcare analytics provider The Wolverine...