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Detroit News, July 1, 2015

A $60 million gift is headed to the University of Michigan’s business school to extend an entrepreneurial studies programs and create a $10 million seed fund for student business ventures.

Entrepreneur, July 1, 2015

An entrepreneur’s work never ends, so many of you might not be taking summer vacations this year.

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.

Crain’s Detroit Business, June 1, 2015

What's metro Detroit native Brad Keywell going to do with the millions he has made from launching Groupon and other tech companies? Give away most of it.