Michigan Business Challenge Encourages Innovation

Shannon Beeman
February 10, 2011

Michigan innovation has been the focus of an ongoing column found on  This month’s column focuses on the efforts of the Zell Lurie Institute to encourage entrepreneurial thinking in students across campus by engaging them in the the annual Michigan Business Challenge.  This year marks the 27th anniversary of the multi-stage competition where eight student teams are preparing to compete in the semifinal round to be held February 18.  They will be competing for more than $60,000 in prize money to help forward their business ventures.

To learn more about the Challenge and how you can participate, read the article on by Mary Nickson, Marketing Program Manager for the Zell Lurie Institute.