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.
Over 40 people gathered in the Alumni Center Thursday for the TechArb showcase, a culmination of a University of Michigan startup training program.
University of Michigan‘s Zell Lurie commercialization fund has made an undisclosed investment in PHASIQ.
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.
Billionaire investor Sam Zell pledged $60 million to the University of Michigan to expand entrepreneurship programs for students and alumni.
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.
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.
Students at the University of Michigan’s Samuel Zell and Robert H.
The University of Michigan's business school is set to receive $60 million from the Zell Family Foundation, which has now donated more than $150 million to the university over the years.