Entrepreneurial News

An Interview with Jannice Newson of Lillian Augusta Hair

An Interview with Jannice Newson of Lillian Augusta Hair

A Conversation with Jannice Newson, CEO of Lillian Augusta Hair Questions by Emily Taylor Penix of Zell Lurie Institute E: Why do you see a need for plant-based hair? What’s so wrong with traditional synthetic braiding hair? J: Synthetic braiding hair is made of...

A Rising Star: Sulav Singh Wins ZLI 2023 Alumni Pitch Competition

A Rising Star: Sulav Singh Wins ZLI 2023 Alumni Pitch Competition

U-M Ross MBA graduate Sulav Singh, Class of 2014, was awarded first place in the 2023 ZLI Alumni Pitch Competition for his company, Vittas International. Beyond honing in on a winning elevator pitch, Singh was awarded a $2,500 prize and in-kind consulting with a ZLI...

Grants & Competitions

2024 Michigan Business Challenge Winners

2024 Michigan Business Challenge Winners

The annual Michigan Business Challenge (MBC), hosted by the Zell Lurie Institute at Michigan Ross, encourages entrepreneurship among undergraduate and graduate students across the 19 schools and colleges at the University of Michigan. Throughout the multi-round...

Introducing the 2023-2024 Zell Entrepreneurs

Introducing the 2023-2024 Zell Entrepreneurs

We're excited to introduce a dynamic lineup of Zell Entrepreneurs, handpicked for the 2023-2024 year. This impressive group of nine students serves as a testament to the remarkable innovation taking place within the entrepreneurial landscape at the University of...

A Rising Star: Sulav Singh Wins ZLI 2023 Alumni Pitch Competition

A Rising Star: Sulav Singh Wins ZLI 2023 Alumni Pitch Competition

U-M Ross MBA graduate Sulav Singh, Class of 2014, was awarded first place in the 2023 ZLI Alumni Pitch Competition for his company, Vittas International. Beyond honing in on a winning elevator pitch, Singh was awarded a $2,500 prize and in-kind consulting with a ZLI...

Experiential Learning

2024 Michigan Business Challenge Winners

2024 Michigan Business Challenge Winners

The annual Michigan Business Challenge (MBC), hosted by the Zell Lurie Institute at Michigan Ross, encourages entrepreneurship among undergraduate and graduate students across the 19 schools and colleges at the University of Michigan. Throughout the multi-round...