Event Calendar

Feb21

Presented by peer U-M alumni, Talk the Walk webinars and workshops take real-life lessons and apply them to your new venture. Session content is broadly relevant to entrepreneurs across industries and disciplines.

Mar6

This 60-minute workshop will help you differentiate how you use social media personally versus professionally, and the best way to build your brand online. From this session, you will learn the 5 C's of social, discover free tools, uncover key influencers, and walk away with a plan to refine your digital presence.

Mar9

Presented by peer U-M alumni, Talk the Walk webinars and workshops take real-life lessons and apply them to your new venture. Session content is broadly relevant to entrepreneurs across industries and disciplines.

Mar12

Have a promising product idea, but not sure you want to build an entire company to make and sell it? There’s another option: You can license your idea to an existing company and receive a royalty (a percentage of each sale) as a licensing fee. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to think about the “make vs.

Sep4

Join us for an overview of the portfolio of programs, resources, and services that the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies offers all University of Michigan students.  This session is open to all U-M students seeking to further their business development and investment experience, fund an entrepreneurial idea, participate in startup

Sep4

Recognized as a leader in entrepreneurial education, the University of Michigan is the only academic institution in the country to run five student venture funds simultaneously, providing a unique experiential learning opportunity to students.

Sep5

Join us to learn about the application process and program overview of the Zell Lurie Institute's Social Venture Fund for undergraduate and graduate Ross and dual degree students. The Fund is an impact investment fund that invests in sustainable, innovative, for-profit companies that place the generation of a significant social impact at the hea

Sep5

The Zell Early Stage Fund is a venture capital and pre-venture capital investment fund operated by Ross BBA students, under the supervision of the Fund's Faculty Managing Director. Learn about the application process and program overview of the Zell Lurie Institute's Zell Early Stage Fund for Ross undergraduate students.

Sep6

Innovation in entrepreneurial funding at the university began in 1997, when the Ross School of Business pioneered the first student-led venture fund in the nation, the Wolverine Venture Fund. Join us to learn about the application process and program overview of the Zell Lurie Institute's Wolverine Venture Fund for Ross graduate students. 

Sep6

Learn about the application process and program overview of the Zell Lurie Institute's Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund for Ross graduate students. The Fund is a pre-seed investment fund established to identify and accelerate the commercialization of great ideas generated within the university community and the surrounding area.