News Coverage

Xconomy, June 1, 2016

A University of Michigan student startup is attempting to modernize the process of safely getting home alone by developing a peer-to-peer app called Companion, which allows users to connect with fa

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.

Austin Business Journal, June 1, 2016

Querium Corp., an e-learning software maker, has completed a $720,000 financing to improve its product as well as boost sales and marketing efforts. The Austin company indicated Thursday that the f

Xconomy, May 1, 2016

The University of Michigan’s student-run Social Venture Fund has contributed to a $3 million seed round forConversa Health, a Bay Area heathtech company aiming to improve patient engagement.

Poets & Quants, May 1, 2016

Megan Driscoll, founder and president of PharmaLogics, a top bio-pharmaceutical recruiting company, had never had any formal business school training.

MiBiz, May 1, 2016

The opening of equity-based crowdfunding in the U.S.

Crain's Detroit Business, May 1, 2016

Ann Arbor-based Desai Accelerator, a joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the school’s College of Engineering, announced Tuesday morning that six startups

Crain's Detroit Business, April 1, 2016

Two startup companies owned by University of Michigan students won a combined $430,000 in early stage investments over the weekend, at the national Rice Business Plan Competition in Houston.

ChicagoInno, April 1, 2016

Chicago is a Big Ten city, a fact confirmed when walking down Clark Street in Wrigleyville and Lincoln Park on a Saturday during college football or basketball season.