Event Calendar

Jan15

Join us to learn about the Zell Lurie Institute's program and application process for receiving venture shaping and dare to dream startup grants, which support U-M students through the business creation process by providing startup workshops, mentoring, and funding of $500-$5,000. Grants are awarded fall and winter terms.

Jan16

Interested in a summer internship at a startup or venture capital firm? Be part of something bigger—and make a real difference in your future!

Jan23

The Marcel Gani Internship program helps startup companies and venture capital firms hire Michigan Ross students for a 12-week hands-on work experience during the summer. Come learn about the internship application process, as well as student-initiated internships and self-hosted internships.

Jan23

As part of the co-sponsored Seigle Impact Track of the Michigan Business Challenge (MBC), this workshop offers approaches to and tools for social impact assessment.

Jan24

Business plan competitions can be a good way to get experience pitching your company. In addition, you could meet potential investors and perhaps even win some prize money. But there can also be downsides to competing.

Feb4

This 60-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.

Feb5

This 60-minute workshop will help entrepreneurs understand how to evaluate the market for their product or service.  Is it big and exciting enough for you to pursue?  For investors to get excited about?

Feb6

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.

Feb8

Competing teams in Round 2 of the campus-wide Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) give a seven-minute presentation that describes their company’s solution to a pressing market need or pain, an estimation of the market size, and their financial assumptions.

Feb11

This 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?