Why Join

What Members Do

Zell Early Stage Fund students have the unique opportunity to learn, think, and invest like venture capitalists. They get in-class instruction and apply investing skills through fund discussions and due diligence on real investments in real companies.

What do we look for?

We are looking for BBA juniors who:

Will have a high level of commitment to the Zell Early Stage Fund

Have demonstrated high academic achievement at the University of Michigan

Are inclusive, tolerant, active, and reliable team members

Are mature and composed in their judgement and conduct while interacting with real-world investors and entrepreneurs

Have strong analytical (quantitative or qualitative) and communications skills


Students cannot apply to both SVF and ZESF