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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.

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.

Xconomy, June 1, 2015

Last summer, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and College of Engineering announced the creation of a new accelerator that would be open to any startup—no university affiliation

Detroit Free Press, May 1, 2015

Brad Keywell, a metro Detroiter and University of Michigan grad who hit the entrepreneurial jackpot as cofounder of Groupon after migrating to Chicago, sees no reason why Detroit and Michigan can't

xconomy, May 1, 2015

The 34th annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) continues today in Ypsilanti, attracting venture capitalists and hot startups from around the region for a two-day conference where companie

Crain’s Detroit Business, May 1, 2015

“Garo Yepremian” were the two least-likely words I would have expected to hear during a panel discussion this week at the 34thannual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, which drew 450 investors.

The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2015

It seems like a dream scenario for a startup: Sales surge, and business takes off. But then what? Any number of things can turn a small business into a rapid success.