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WIRED, January 1, 2022

Applications for new businesses rose 20 percent last year, after languishing for a decade. Many newly minted founders attribute it to the pandemic.

DBusiness Magazine, July 1, 2021

The new accelerator was created from a dedicated fund that included a $5.4 million gift from Eleanor and Michael Pinkert.

The New York Times, May 1, 2021

Even as the stock market climbs to new highs, the bottom seems to be falling out of many E.V.

DBusiness Magazine, May 1, 2021

Four companies have been accepted into the Desai Accelerator, an accelerator program for early-stage alumni startups at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Entrepreneur, April 1, 2021

In the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, business applications slumped.

Crain's Detroit Business, April 1, 2021

Rashmi Menon, entrepreneur in residence at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, said mentorship exists, but not enough that targets underserved groups.

89.1 Wichita Public Radio, January 1, 2021

Past downturns, the New York Times reported, have produced American companies that went on to develop high profiles: Airbnb, Disney, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Slack, Uber, and Ven

Thrive Global, November 1, 2020

by: Stewart Thornhill, Executive Director at The Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Poets & Quants, October 1, 2020

The Ross School of Business ranked #3 in the world for its entrepreneurial MBA program. 

Crains Detroit , September 1, 2020

Erik Gordon, Michigan Ross professor and Wolverine Venture Fund faculty director, discusses the impact of the Google
lawsuit on emerging tech startups with Crain's Detroit Business.