Event Calendar

Jan19

Ready to make your dream a reality? Join us to learn about Zell Lurie Institute's Dare to Dream grant program for student entrepreneurs. This program supports U-M Ann Arbor students through three phases of the business creation process by providing startup workshops, mentoring, and funding of $300 to $5,000 (based on the phase of the program).

Jan22

Discover the 3rd Annual Women Who Launch Symposium – virtually – on Friday, January 22nd, 2021. The theme this year will focus on Thriving in Uncertainty.

Feb7

The Desai Accelerator is now accepting applications for the 2021 Cohort. Desai provides the funding, mentorship, staff, and resources necessary for early-stage ventures to rapidly grow and build their business. Program participants must be recent or upcoming U-M graduates from May 2020 through May 2021.

Feb23

The purpose of this session is to give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how to estimate market size and determine market focus for your startup. These questions could focus on gauging market size, market segmentation, or how to get early market traction.

Feb26

Attend the Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) Finals to discover innovative University of Michigan entrepreneurs.

Mar2

The focus of this session is to give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the organizational, legal, and logistical elements of launching a business.

Mar17

This session is designed to give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about product management.  There are no pre-made slides or lecture notes for this session, so please come prepared with questions to ask. These questions could focus on product management as a career -- e.g., what do product managers do, how do I prep for a prod

Mar18

The purpose of this session is to give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about crowdfunding for your startup. These questions could focus on how to determine if crowdfunding is the best option for you, what do you do after your campaign has been funded, successful marketing strategies, or any other questions you may have.

Mar19

In addition to Entrepreneurship Month, March is also Women's History Month! Be a part of this virtual design thinking workshop focused on finding entrepreneurial solutions to common challenges women face. Explore human experiences, gain ideation skills to craft impactful solutions, and empower yourself and others to take action.

Mar22

Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about how to integrate customer needs into their ventures by conducting user interviews should attend this workshop.