We are excited to introduce our 2020-21 cohort of Zell Entrepreneurs. This elite program provides the necessary support to University of Michigan students who aim to launch their businesses full-time upon graduation.
Tim Blair, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of Bramble, whose e-commerce solution reduces abandoned carts by providing consumers with a single shopping profile (including sizes, cart, billing, and shipping information) across multiple stores.
Sean Geier, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of ScopeHub, whose web application allows professional services firms to better manage their scope of work documents and prevent “scope creep.”
Ben Hilkert, BBA ’21. Co-Founder of Kare, whose mobile application supports college student mental health by providing students with immediate resources and support.
Stewart Kerr, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of MyAutO2, whose novel oxygen-delivery device monitors patients’ vitals and automatically adjusts oxygen titration based on each patient’s personalized respiratory needs.
Kaitlyn Lo, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of Just Enough Wines, which provides high-quality (appellation and vintage-specific) wines in the convenience of a can.
Varun Madan, BBA ’21. Co-Founder of LeaseMagnets, a B2B SaaS proptech startup that bridges the gap between the physical and digital leasing experience.
Kene Onuorah, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of Comme Homme, a tech-enabled, D2C men’s grooming and lifestyle company serving the over 50 million American men who are bald or dealing with hair loss.
Imani Rickerby, MHSA ’21. Co-Founder of Aurora Tights, which provides inclusive sports apparel for dancers, ice skaters, and other performers of all skin tones and sizes.
Dan Zakon, BS Computer Science ’21. Founder of MintyBrain, which is building an educational gaming platform that helps kids learn math and other STEM subjects.
Congratulations to all who have been selected for this journey! Students who participate in this immersive, year-long program receive support, mentorship, resources, and funding to launch and grow their ventures. The Zell Entrepreneurs program is open to final-year students from all University of Michigan schools and colleges in Ann Arbor.