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Sep 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Michigan Private Equity Conference and Women Who Fund Forum to Commemorate the University of Michigan's Bicentennial

Two premier alternative-investment conferences—the 12th annual Michigan Private Equity Conference and the third annual Women Who Fund Forum—will be...


Sep 13, 2017, 09:00 ET University of Michigan's Annual Entrepalooza Symposium to Feature Veronika Scott of the Empowerment Plan

Entrepreneurship programs from across the University of Michigan have come together to host the annual Entrepalooza symposium on Friday, September...


Aug 24, 2017, 07:00 ET SAHI Cosmetics Announces $100,000 Investment from Zell Lurie Founders Fund

By enrolling in the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Shelly Sahi, MBA '16, intended on enriching her growing career in...


Aug 01, 2017, 08:30 ET Zell Lurie Founders Fund Invests in Neurable's Cutting Edge Brain-Computer Interface Tech Startup

Today, the Zell Lurie Founders Fund at the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies announced an investment in...


Jun 06, 2017, 07:00 ET University of Michigan's Social Venture Fund Invests in Court Innovations

As part of its mission to support innovative, for-profit companies that place social and environmental impact at the heart of their business...


Apr 27, 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...


Dec 13, 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...


Dec 13, 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...


Oct 06, 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...


Sep 08, 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...


Aug 01, 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...


Jun 02, 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...


May 03, 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...


May 02, 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...


Apr 26, 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...


Feb 22, 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...


Dec 04, 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...


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 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...


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...


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 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....


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...