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Poets & Quants, October 1, 2016

The Founders Fund is a portion of a $60 million endowment gifted in the summer of 2015 from Sam Zell, University of Michigan alum and chairman of Chicago-based Equity Group Investments.

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.

DBusiness, September 1, 2016

More than 250 private equity, investment banking, and business professionals from around the United States are expected to attend the 11th annual Michigan Private Equity Conference, to be held late

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

Xconomy , August 1, 2016

ContentOro provides its customers with more than just words, Chunn said, describing what the company does as “selling in context.” The startup delivers articles complete with imagery and references

Medgadget, July 1, 2016

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

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