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Jun 24, 2015, 09:01 ET

Plans Unveiled for 10th Annual Michigan Private Equity Conference

Organizers of the Michigan Private Equity Conference today unveiled initial plans for the 10th annual event, which will be held Oct. 8-9, 2015 at...

Jun 04, 2015, 08:30 ET

University of Michigan's Desai Family Accelerator Reveals Startups Accepted to Summer 2015 Cohort

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

Apr 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Year in Review: Continued Leadership in Entrepreneurial Education through Robust Action-Based Learning Opportunities

 With commencement just days away, today The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University...

Mar 05, 2015, 09:05 ET

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Partners with Midwest Research University Network to Shine a Spotlight on Technology Transfer Programs and Innovation throughout the Midwest

 Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) announced details of a unique partnership with the Midwest Research...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:45 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Awards $129,500 to Student Startups in 32nd 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...

Jan 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

Zell Lurie Institute Reveals Semi-Finalists in Michigan Business Challenge

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

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Offers Entrepreneurial Ventures Course to EMBA Students

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

Oct 27, 2014, 09:30 ET

Michigan Business Challenge Kicks Off 2015 Competition with Addition of Social Impact Track

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

Oct 13, 2014, 07:30 ET

2014 Michigan Private Equity Conference Set for This Week

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

Oct 02, 2014, 07:30 ET

Michigan Ross Student-led Venture Funds Open Call for Business Plan Submissions

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

Sep 23, 2014, 07:30 ET

Michigan Ross Student-led Social Venture Fund Invests in Loveland Technologies

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

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,...