Event Calendar

Nov1

Wondering what VC means? This session will introduce you to the basics of venture capital. Discover all things VC – from fund structure to financing to how to identify a venture opportunity. Offered as part of ZLI’s Michigan Investment Challenge, this workshop is open to any student.   

Nov6

Have you heard of the “elevator pitch”? Do you have difficulty describing your ideas to your future investors? Discover how to hone your pitch with this 90-minute workshop. Through case studies, you’ll learn about the basic formula of a successful elevator pitch.

Nov8

This session will provide you with an overview of the due diligence process. We will discuss what matters most when evaluating a startup company for investment. Offered as part of ZLI’s Michigan Investment Challenge, this workshop is open to anyone!
Facilitated by Mike Johnson, Ross Faculty & ZLI Entrepreneur in Residence.

Nov12

The Michigan Business Challenge Qualifying Rounds are held at the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Ross School of Business. This kickoff of the 2020 MBC program is specifically for student teams who have been accepted to the challenge. 

Nov13

The Michigan Business Challenge Qualifying Rounds are held at the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Ross School of Business. This kickoff of the 2020 MBC program is specifically for student teams who have been accepted to the challenge. 

Nov14

1 Exclusive Dinner. 3 Successful Entrepreneurs. 5 Entrepreneurial Students.
A 3x5 Dinner is hosted and a priceless experience is created. ZLI presents an opportunity for MBA and BBA students to join professional entrepreneurs, as their dinner guests, for an evening of engaging dialogue and sharing of insights.

Nov15
Nov18

Presented by peer U-M alumni, Talk the Walk webinars and workshops take real-life lessons and apply them to your new venture. Session content is broadly relevant to entrepreneurs across industries and disciplines.