This seminar series is designed to expose students to entrepreneurship through interaction with experienced entrepreneurs, business leaders, and venture capitalists as well as individuals involved in emerging business models, new venture creation, and technology commercialization. While covering a broad set of engineering disciplines, guest speakers will share their knowledge on the latest, most diverse practices on legal, financial, and other innovation issues. The lectures include leading entrepreneurs and executives, technology innovators, experts from the financial markets, and others who support the entrepreneurial infrastructure. Following these seminars, students will be able to meet the guest speakers along with other members of the entrepreneurial community.
Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan (UMich) is one of the nation's most highly ranked public institutions. It spans three campuses at Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn, and touts the "Michigan Difference" in student experience as a result of the university's traditions of excellence in academics, athletics, and community. UMich offers a wide range of degrees for undergraduate and graduate students and is renowned for its programs at the Ross School of Business, Law School, Medical School, and College of Engineering.