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Business, September 1, 2016

Ben and Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield will present the keynote speech on Sept. 23 at the 2016 Entrepalooza, an annual event held by the Samuel Zell and Robert H.

crain's Detroit Business, August 1, 2016

Ann Arbor-based ContentOro LLC, which provides websites with licensed content from books, has received an investment of $50,000 from the Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund, which is part of the Samu

Tech Century , August 1, 2016

The University of Michigan’s Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund has invested in ContentOro, a digital content firm based in Ann Arbor. The $50,000 investment from the Zell Lurie Fund, part of a larg

Inc. , July 1, 2016

An entrepreneur's work is never done, but it's important to make some time for rest and relaxation, especially when the sun is shining and summer barbecues are popping up on every corner.

Crain's Detroit Business, July 1, 2016

 Tom Kinnear, chairman of the Venture Michigan Fund since it was launched in 2006 and the founding executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Ross School of B

Crain's Detroit Business, July 1, 2016

David Brophy, director of the Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, is one of the godfathers of the local VC community, having

Medgadget, July 1, 2016

MedTech Innovator, the medtech industry’s annual start-up competition and virtual accelerator, has just announced their 20 semi-finalists.

Crain's Detroit Business, July 1, 2016

David Brophy, a finance professor at the University of Michigan, wants to take 15 early-stage tech companies to school in the prestigious Ross School of Business, and it won't cost them a penny.

Crain's Detroit Business, June 1, 2016

An old-school request for some show-and-tell — which led to a 14-year-old boy controlling a motorized Lego car with his mind — has led to a commitment of at least $285,000 from a prominent national

Xconomy, June 1, 2016

Edtech startup Querium has received an early stage bridge round of funds from the University of Michigan’s Social Venture Fund, among other investors.