Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

University of Michigan Ross School of Business
701 Tappan Ave, R3200
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 615-4419

Entrepreneurial Advising 
Schedule an Appointment to meet with an Institute staff member through our Office Hours advising program. Current students may sign up online. Prospective students, please contact Sarika Gupta to setup an appointment.

Student Programs
Student co-curricular programs are an excellent opportunity for students to refine their business plans, expand their networks, receive funding, and learn about their new ventures from another perspective.  For information regarding student competitions, including the Michigan Business Challenge and intercollegiate competitions, or the Dare to Dream startup grant program, connect with Anne Perigo.

  To learn more about the Zell Entrepreneurs Program, contact Emily Zaycosky. For fall internship questions or requests, connect with Emily Zaycosky.

Zell Lurie Investment Funds
Student-led investment funds are a cornerstone of the action-based learning experience at Michigan Ross.  For more information on any of the five ZLI funds, connect with Emily Zaycosky.

Conferences & Symposia
Held throughout the year, Zell Lurie conferences and symposia combine provocative learning programs with unique entrepreneurial resources. Connect with Mary Nickson for information on our signature events. 
Startup Acceleration
The Zell Lurie Institute, in partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurship, hosts TechArb, a student venture accelerator, and the Desai Accelerator, a business accelerator. For information on Desai, please connect with Angela Kujava.  To inquire about the next TechArb student cohort, please contact Ryan Gourley

Alumni Engagement
​Alumni from the University of Michigan have many opportunities to participate in programs at the Zell Lurie Institute. Discover how you can connect with ZLI by contacting Drea Shipp-Caldwell

Media & Marketing  
For press and news information about the Zell Lurie Institute, please connect with Shannon Beeman.

General Information 

All other general inquires about the Zell Lurie Institute please contact Margaret Patterson, 734-615-4419.

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