This 90-minute workshop will explore what a business model is; why a strong model is absolutely critical to anyone interested in launching a new product, service, business, or social venture; and how to develop an effective business model.
Customer discovery is a critical activity that allows you to develop and test hypotheses about your new business or social venture. This 90-minute workshop will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to conduct effective customer discovery.
This 90-minute workshop will expose participants to several tools that can be useful in evaluating the financial viability of a startup business. The session will provide a brief overview of analytic tools to help address these key questions: How much money will it take to launch my company?
This 90-minute workshop will introduce what you need to know about financial statements for a startup company including the three core financial statements (income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet), how to make projections, and what investors look for in startup financials.
Attend the Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) SemiFinals. MBC is a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition where student teams have the opportunity to win cash prizes totaling over $85,000. Join us to hear presentations from innovative teams, and learn which teams will advance to the MBC Finals.
Join us for the final round of the Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) Impact Track. Hosted by the Center for Social Impact in partnership with the Zell Lurie and Erb Institutes, the Impact Track supports the creation of new businesses, products, or services that promote social or environmental impact.
The Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies kicked off Round 1 of the 34th Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) with over 200 students pitching their entrepreneurial ideas. Join us as we name one team the MBC Best Business! Additional prizes include the Impact Track Winner, Best Written Plan, Marketing Award, and more!