News Coverage

PE Hub Network, September 1, 2015

University of Michigan‘s Zell Lurie commercialization fund has made an undisclosed investment in PHASIQ.

Crain's Detroit Business, August 1, 2015

When Sonali Vijayavargiya arrived in the U.S. 13 years ago, she thought it would be easy to find a job. But no jobs were available, and no companies were sponsoring visas. 

Crain's Detroit, July 1, 2015

The Zell Family Foundation has made a $60 million grant to the University of Michigan to support entrepreneurial efforts.

Crain’s Detroit Business, July 1, 2015

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business announced this week that its Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund has invested in a spinoff from the school, Reveal Design Automation Inc.

Poets & Quants, July 1, 2015

For aspiring entrepreneurs, Babson, Stanford, and Harvard are probably the first business schools that spring to mind.

Technology Century, July 1, 2015

The University of Michigan’s Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund announced Tuesday it had made a $50,000 investment in Ann Arbor-based Reveal Design Automation, an Ann Arbor-based startup.

Bloomberg Business, July 1, 2015

Billionaire investor Sam Zell pledged $60 million to the University of Michigan to expand entrepreneurship programs for students and alumni.

CNN Money, July 1, 2015

The funds, coming from the Zell Family Foundation, will go to the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

Financial Times, July 1, 2015

The Ross school at the University of Michigan has received a pledge of $60m from the Zell family to extend programmes at the school’s entrepreneurship centre, which already bears the Zell name.