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March 20, 2019

Zell Lurie Institute

October 11, 2016

Student-led Zell Founders Fund makes first investment

Finding funding at the tender seed stage can challenge the best startups, but a new student-led $10 million seed fund at the University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute helps make entrepreneurial dreams come true.

July 13, 2015

U-M receives $60M gift from the Zell Family Foundation

The University of Michigan's Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business has received a pledge of $60 million from the Zell Family Foundation.

February 26, 2014

Michigan Business Challenge, grant winners share $113,000

A Web-based app for follow-up dermatologist treatment, clock generator technology for microprocessors, and an energy system that quickly charges electric vehicles at commercial buildings were among student startups that will share in $113,000.

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