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27 Apr, 2017, 09:41 ET Organizers Issue Final Call to Register to Attend 36th Annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium and Coulter Investment Forum

Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) and this year's jointly hosted Coulter Investment Forum issued a final call for...


13 Dec, 2016, 09:00 ET U-M Accelerator Venture MySwimPro Named Apple Watch App of the Year

A University of Michigan accelerator company secured a number one spot as a part of Apple's recent announcement celebrating the Best of 2016 for...


13 Dec, 2016, 09:00 ET Michigan Growth Capital Symposium to Jointly Host with the Coulter Investment Forum for 36th Annual Event

Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS), the premier event for Midwest venture capital, today unveiled initial plans for the...


06 Oct, 2016, 09:00 ET University of Michigan's Zell Founders Fund Invests in Sneakers By Jordana

 The Zell Lurie Founders Fund of the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan's...


08 Sep, 2016, 08:00 ET Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder Jerry Greenfield Featured Keynote for University of Michigan's Annual Entrepalooza Symposium

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


01 Aug, 2016, 07:00 ET University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund Invests in ContentOro

The Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund of the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of...


02 Jun, 2016, 07:30 ET University of Michigan's Social Venture Fund Announces Investment in Querium

The Social Venture Fund, a student-led venture fund within the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the...


03 May, 2016, 09:00 ET University of Michigan's Desai Accelerator Reveals Startups Accepted to Summer 2016 Cohort

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


02 May, 2016, 15:08 ET James Flynn, Deerfield Capital Management and Adam Lilling, Plus Capital to Headline Midwest's Leading Venture Capital Event

Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) unveiled its expert speaker line up for the 35th annual event, which serves as a...


26 Apr, 2016, 07:30 ET University of Michigan's Social Venture Fund Invests in Conversa Health

 The Social Venture Fund, in collaboration with the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University...


22 Feb, 2016, 09:45 ET The Zell Lurie Institute Awards University of Michigan Student Startups Over $100,000

What began with 100 student teams across the University's 19 schools and colleges came down to one winner on Friday, February 19, at the Ross...


04 Dec, 2015, 09:00 ET 100 Student Startup Teams Kick Off 33rd Annual Michigan Business Challenge

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


09 Dec, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


23 Sep, 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...


16 Sep, 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...


21 Aug, 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...


19 Aug, 2014, 08:00 ET 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,...


05 Jun, 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....


10 Mar, 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...


12 Dec, 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...


15 Oct, 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...


19 Sep, 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...


25 Sep, 2012, 08:38 ET University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies Named One of Top Two Graduate Programs in Entrepreneurship by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

University of Michigan now ranked in the top five for third consecutive year  The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for...


24 Sep, 2012, 07:00 ET University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute Named One of Top Two Graduate Programs in Entrepreneurship by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

Michigan now ranked among the top five programs for third consecutive year The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for...