Event Calendar

Aug30

Any student interested in entrepreneurship, innovation, or venture capital is welcome and encouraged to attend. We’ll provide a general overview of the programs and resources we offer.

Aug31

The Social Venture Fund (SVF) is a student-run impact investing fund and experiential learning course. SVF invests in and supports innovative companies that place social or environmental impact at the heart of their business model.

Aug31

The Social Venture Fund (SVF) is a student-run impact investing fund and experiential learning course. SVF invests in and supports innovative companies that place social or environmental impact at the heart of their business model.

Aug31

Founded in 1997, the Wolverine Venture Fund (“WVF”) is the oldest student-run venture capital fund in the U.S. WVF is an evergreen fund that seeks investment opportunities in SaaS, BioTech, HealthTech, Fintech, Energy/Climate Tech, AI/Machine Learning, and other investable technologies.

Aug31

The Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund is an early-stage fund investing in pre-revenue companies from all verticals, including tech, healthcare, and consumer. As a member, you'll gain hands-on experience with every stage of seed investing — and the risks and rewards inherent in backing early products and small teams.

Sep8

Discover Zell Entrepreneurs, an elite program designed to provide support to University of Michigan students who are preparing to launch their companies upon graduation. The selected students will receive up to $10,000 in support and resources to get their ventures launch-ready, through intense mentorship and prototyping.

Sep12

Ready to make your dream a reality? Join us to learn about Zell Lurie Institute's Dare to Dream grant program for student entrepreneurs. This program supports U-M Ann Arbor students through three phases of the business creation process by providing startup workshops, mentoring, and funding of $300 to $5,000 (based on the phase of the program).

Sep12

Directly following the Dare to Dream information session, ZLI invites you to join our Mingle N’ Match! Take this opportunity to find team members or simply mingle with other entrepreneurially-minded students. The evening begins with a series of introductions by parties interested in finding team members followed by informal networking.

Sep13

The Pinkert Healthcare Accelerator provides grant funding and support from experienced faculty and mentors to help students realize their vision for reimagining healthcare. If you are a U-M Ann Arbor student and your idea/venture falls within healthcare, please join us for an information session. 

Sep26

Join the Zell Early Stage Fund for an in-person information session on the student-led venture fund. The Zell Early Stage Fund (ZESF)  is a team of Ross School of Business BBA students who discover and evaluate investment opportunities in early-stage companies that are at the forefront of innovation.