Entrepreneurial News

2024 Venture Capital Investment Competition

2024 Venture Capital Investment Competition

The Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) is the world’s largest venture capital competition with over 120 university and graduate school teams competing globally. Unlike pitch competitions in which students pitch their own ideas to investors, at VCIC the...

2023-2024 Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream Grants

2023-2024 Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream Grants

The Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream grants are part of the Zell Lurie Institute’s Student Startup Grants Program, which moves University of Michigan students through the business creation process by offering startup workshops and awarding grants to individuals and/or...

2023-2024 Mayleben Venture Shaping Grants

2023-2024 Mayleben Venture Shaping Grants

The Mayleben Venture Shaping (Phase I) grants are part of the Zell Lurie Institute’s Student Startup Grants Program, which moves University of Michigan students through the business creation process by offering startup workshops and awarding grants to individuals...

Grants & Competitions

2024 Venture Capital Investment Competition

2024 Venture Capital Investment Competition

The Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) is the world’s largest venture capital competition with over 120 university and graduate school teams competing globally. Unlike pitch competitions in which students pitch their own ideas to investors, at VCIC the...

2023-2024 Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream Grants

2023-2024 Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream Grants

The Eugene Applebaum Dare to Dream grants are part of the Zell Lurie Institute’s Student Startup Grants Program, which moves University of Michigan students through the business creation process by offering startup workshops and awarding grants to individuals and/or...

2023-2024 Mayleben Venture Shaping Grants

2023-2024 Mayleben Venture Shaping Grants

The Mayleben Venture Shaping (Phase I) grants are part of the Zell Lurie Institute’s Student Startup Grants Program, which moves University of Michigan students through the business creation process by offering startup workshops and awarding grants to individuals...

Experiential Learning

2024 Product Innovation Program

2024 Product Innovation Program

The Product Innovation Program (PIP) at the Zell Lurie Institute offers a hands-on learning experience for a select group of U-M students and alumni interested in pursuing corporate innovation or product management. Participants work in cross-functional teams over 12...

2023 Women Who Fund Forum

2023 Women Who Fund Forum

The Women Who Fund Forum, presented by the Zell Lurie Institute at the University of Michigan, uplifts and celebrates education, knowledge transfer, and networking while working to address gender disparities in the venture capital, private equity, and entrepreneurial...