Meet the 2021 Zell Entrepreneur Cohort

Shannon Beeman
December 7, 2020

University of Michigan Ross Zell Entrepreneurs 2020 2021 CohortWe are excited to introduce our 2020-21 cohort of Zell Entrepreneurs. This elite program provides the necessary support to University of Michigan students who aim to launch their businesses full-time upon graduation.

Tim Blair, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of Bramble, whose e-commerce solution reduces abandoned carts by  providing consumers with a single shopping profile (including sizes, cart, billing, and shipping information)  across multiple stores. 

Sean Geier, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of ScopeHub, whose web application allows professional services  firms to better manage their scope of work documents and prevent “scope creep.” 

Ben Hilkert, BBA ’21. Co-Founder of Kare, whose mobile application supports college student mental  health by providing students with immediate resources and support. 

Stewart Kerr, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of MyAutO2, whose novel oxygen-delivery device monitors patients’  vitals and automatically adjusts oxygen titration based on each patient’s personalized respiratory needs. 

Kaitlyn Lo, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of Just Enough Wines, which provides high-quality (appellation and  vintage-specific) wines in the convenience of a can. 

Varun Madan, BBA ’21. Co-Founder of LeaseMagnets, a B2B SaaS proptech startup that bridges the  gap between the physical and digital leasing experience.  

Kene Onuorah, MBA ’21. Co-Founder of Comme Homme, a tech-enabled, D2C men’s grooming and  lifestyle company serving the over 50 million American men who are bald or dealing with hair loss. 

Imani Rickerby, MHSA ’21. Co-Founder of Aurora Tights, which provides inclusive sports apparel for  dancers, ice skaters, and other performers of all skin tones and sizes.  

Dan Zakon, BS Computer Science ’21. Founder of MintyBrain, which is building an educational gaming  platform that helps kids learn math and other STEM subjects.

Congratulations to all who have been selected for this journey! Students who participate in this immersive, year-long program receive support, mentorship, resources, and funding to launch and grow their ventures. The Zell Entrepreneurs program is open to final-year students from all University of Michigan schools and colleges in Ann Arbor.