Event Calendar

Sep7

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).

Sep9

Discover Zell Entrepreneurs, an elite program designed to provide support to University of Michigan students who are preparing to launch their companies upon graduation. The selected students will receive up to $10,000 in support and resources to get their ventures launch-ready, through intense mentorship and prototyping.

Sep14

The Pinkert Healthcare Accelerator provides grant funding and support from experienced faculty and mentors to help students realize their vision for reimagining healthcare. If you are a U-M Ann Arbor student and your idea/venture falls within healthcare, please join us on for an information session on Zoom. 

Sep20

The Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream grant program moves University of Michigan students through the business creation process by offering business development seminars and awarding grants to individuals and/or student teams.

Oct4

This 90-minute workshop will explore what a business model is; why a strong model is absolutely critical to anyone interested in launching a new product, service, business, or social venture; and how to develop an effective business model.

Oct5

This session has been canceled for October 5, 2021. Please, check back for new dates in the future. 

Oct5

Customer discovery is a critical activity that allows you to develop and test hypotheses about your new business or social venture. This 90-minute workshop will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to conduct effective customer discovery.

Oct6

This workshop is for aspiring or active entrepreneurs who want to better understand how to secure funding for their new venture. This 90-minute session will introduce entrepreneurs to the different types and sources of funding.

 Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/95424151067

Oct7

This 90-minute workshop will expose participants to several tools that can be useful in evaluating the financial viability of a startup business. The session will provide a brief overview of analytic tools to help address these key questions: How much money will it take to launch my company?

Oct8

This workshop will help entrepreneurs understand how to evaluate the market for their product or service. Is it big and exciting enough for you to pursue? For investors to get excited about? We?ll look at proven approaches to conducting secondary and primary research, in order to glean answers to key questions such as: How big is my market?