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Message from
Samuel Zell
Chairman Equity Group Investments

Message from
Stewart Thornhill
Executive Director

Message from
Thomas C. Kinnear
Executive Director

Message from
Alison Davis-Blake
Edward J. Frey Dean, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zell Lurie Institute: An Unwavering Commitment to Innovation in Entrepreneurial Education
#1 Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship


SEASONED MENTORS SHARE REAL-WORLD PERSPECTIVES WITH STUDENTS

 
   

BLUE-COLLAR ENTREPRENEUR ENCOURAGES START-UPS TO TEST IDEAS IN THE REAL WORLD

Charles Fry
Vice President, Great Lakes Region, Pillar Technology
 
   

HIGH ENERGY VENTURE CAPITALIST CREATES INDUSTRY ENTRY PATHWAY

Matt Turner
President and CEO, Amherst Fund
     
   

SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR HELPS START-UPS NAVIGATE THE VENTURE-CREATION PROCESS

Norm Rapino
Director of Mentoring, Center for Entrepreneurship UofM College of Engineering
     
   

SMALL BUSINESS AND TECH CONSULTANT ACCELERATES COMPANY DEVELOPMENT

Mary Sue Hoffman
Attorney and Technology Business Consultant, Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center
     
   

SEASONED VENTURE CAPITALIST INSTILLS BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES

Jack Ahrens
Founding General Partner, TGap Ventures
     
   

INVESTMENT VETERAN SHARES DEEP VEIN OF EXPERIENCE

Sam Valenti III
Chairman and CEO, Valenti Capital and World Capital Partners


COURSE INNOVATIONS FUEL RISING INTEREST IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

     
   

ZELL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND LAW PROGRAM

Erik Gordon
Clinical Assistant Professor, Zell Lurie Institute
Director, Zell Entrepreneurship and Law Program
     
   

INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Len Middleton, Lecturer of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
     
   

CLEAN TECH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Peter Adriaens,
Professor of Entrepreneurship and
Professor of Environmental Engineering
     
   

LEGAL ASPECTS OFENTREPRENEURSHIP

Cindy Schipani
Professor Merwin H. Waterman Collegiate Professor of Business Administration; Prof of Business Law
     
   

MARKETING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Jack Ball
Lecturer of Entrepreneurial Studies


AMBITIOUS STUDENTS AND ALUMNI
JUMP-START ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES

     
   

AUTOBIKE RAMPS UP PRODUCTION TO TRANSFORM MOBILITY

Sean Simpson, Evening MBA '13
CEO and Co-founder, AutoBike
     
   

FOCUS SOLUTIONS USES SEED ROUND TO BRING DIGITAL PERSONAL TRAINER TO MARKET

Cavan Canavan, MBA '12
CEO, Focus Solutions

Grant Hughes, MBA/MS '13
Chief Marketing Officer, Focus Solutions

     
   

UNDERGRADUATE TAPS UNIVERSITY FUNDING AND BUSINESS RESOURCES
TO LAUNCH FETCHNOTES APP

Alex Schiff, BBA '13
Founder, Fetchnotes
     
   

MBA EXPERIENCE TAKES GRADUATE FROM TECH CONSULTANT TO
TECH STARS BUSINESS ACCELERATOR

Ryan Fukushima, MBA '13
Associate, TechStars-Chicago
     
   

MICHIGAN'S ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM READIES MBA GRADUATE FOR MEDTECH FIELD

Maren Bean, MBA '13
Chief Marketing Officer, Exo Dynamics
     
   

DUAL DEGREE ERB STUDENT HONES INVESTMENT SKILLS ON SOCIAL VENTURE FUND

Berry Kennedy, MBA/MS '14
     
   

CVP SPURS ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE
CAREER CONNECTIONS

David J. Brophy
Director, Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance
   

PIONEERING EDUCATOR CAPS TEN YEAR
CAREER WITH THE ZELL LURIE INSTITUTE

Tim Faley
Managing Director Emeritus

Zell Lurie Institute 2013 Milestones


Zell Lurie Institute Advisory
Board & Staff