The entrepreneurial spirit at the University of Michigan is strong. From interns that bring new ideas into your organization to accelerator programs that can take your startup to the next level, the Zell Lurie Institute can provide the necessary resources to grow your startup.  

Venture capital firms

The Zell Lurie Institute works to build mutually beneficial relationships with venture capital firms - exposing our students to the opportunities in the space while granting investors a firsthand look at emerging, high-growth companies. 


Entrepreneur Events University of Michigan Ross Zell Lurie Institute
In accordance with the health and safety guidelines put in place by the University of Michigan and the Ross School of Business, all Zell Lurie events will be hosted in an online format for the 2021 winter semester. For updates on guidelines, please v...
Ross School of Business
Founded in 1994, with a specialized focus on entrepreneurial finance and investment, the Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance (CVP) offers research, teaching and practitioner programs to encourage the channeling of equity capital to ...
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Reda Jaber
MD/MBA ’14
A late-evening phone call in February 2014 ─ that came just 30 minutes before the 9 p.m. deadline for submitting his rank list for a medical residency program match ─ catapulted U-M dual-degree studen...

Private Equity Firms

As a leader in entrepreneurial education, ZLI hosts venture capital and private equity events and symposium each year. Private equity professionals are invited to learn from cutting-edge academics and business leaders while networking with our global community.

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