Event Calendar

Feb21

Gain connections to some of Silicon Valley's leading founders, CEOs, executives, and investors, all of whom hail from the University of Michigan. You will attend sessions and events hosted by U-M alumni who are eager to meet the next generation of Michigan talent.

Mar9

Product Management is a fast-paced, growing field that offers fulfilling and dynamic careers. Learn how to stand out in your interview for a PM role and how to gain critical experience in the field. This session is led by ZLI Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Ross Lecturer, Rashmi Menon.

Mar11

Discover the exciting world of entrepreneurship through the Zell Lurie Virtual Startup & Venture Capital Career Fair. Meet with founders, investors, and innovative leaders who are eager to connect with U-M talent for internships and full-time positions. As of Feb 14, the following startups and venture capital firms will be in attendance:

Mar13

The Desai Accelerator helps early stage ventures scale and succeed through funding, mentorship and other resources, and is now accepting applications for summer interns. The companies currently in Desai’s portfolio are working to launch their products, demonstrate product/market fit and raise investment.

Mar18

The focus of this session is to give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the organizational, legal, and logistical elements of launching a business.

Mar23

The 3x5 Alumni-Student Dinner is one exclusive dinner with three successful entrepreneurs and five entrepreneurial U-M students. Every 3x5 dinner is a priceless experience.

Mar28

The Product, Innovation, and Prototyping Studio (PIPS) is designed to give students hands-on experience in developing a new product idea, defining a minimum viable product, building and testing a prototype of the product, and determining how to launch the product and acquire customers.

Apr11

The purpose of this session is to give student entrepreneurs the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the legal aspects of your startup.

Jul25

Through the support of our generous donors, the Zell Lurie Institute will grant several $5,000 scholarships towards tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year to entrepreneurial students.

Aug29

Join us for a session dedicated solely to our student-led graduate-level VC funds. While each fund does host its own info sessions, this is an opportunity for you to hear from each one and help decide which is the best fit for you. Funds represented: Wolverine Venture Fund, Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund, and Social Venture Fund.