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2014-04-11 12:24:33

Silverpop, one of the student-led venture fund's first investments, under agreement to be acquired by IBM ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wolverine Venture Fund, managed by students at the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, today announced that one of its early portfolio companies, Silverpop, is under agreement to be acquired by IBM. Silverpop, a privately held...

2014-03-28 23:27:17

Robert Kuhn, President of New York-Based Sustainability Consulting Firm, Presented Emerging Trends to Ross School of Business and Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise in Formal Speech Delivered on March 18, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 In his third visit to the University of Michigan’s main campus, Robert Kuhn, President of New York-based sustainability consulting firm Kuhn Associates Sustainability Advisors, LLC, told an audience of faculty, staff and students...

2014-03-26 12:33:07

Exclusive partnership translates customer satisfaction into financial performance for CFI Group's customers ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CFI Group, a customer satisfaction measurement and analytics firm, today announces it has been awarded Patent No. 8,666,515. This patent adds new analytic capabilities to the statistical modeling engine used by the internationally recognized American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) research organization. With this patent,...

2014-02-18 08:30:59

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BeesFree, Inc. (BEES) today announced the appointment of Steven F. Elliott as its next President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130731/FL56383LOGO) BeesFree is an emerging firm dedicated to improving the health and resilience of the world's honeybee population through improved nutrition. Its patent pending all-natural nutritional supplement, BeesVita Plus(TM),...

2014-02-14 08:23:58

Pre-seed investments made in Michigan-based AdAdapted and AlertWatch ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute at the Ross School of Business today announced that its student managed Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund has made two investments. The fund provided pre-seed investments to healthcare startup AlertWatch and ad tech start up AdAdapted. The collective investments total $90,000 and closed in November 2013 and January...

2014-02-11 08:28:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business education and career website TopManagementDegrees.com has published a meta-ranking of the top 50 business schools offering MBAs in the United States. The TopManagementDegrees.com MBA Super Ranking found here - http://www.topmanagementdegrees.com/top-mba-programs - combines the results of the seven most influential rankings of U.S. business schools from around the world to provide the most comprehensive, well-rounded business school...

2014-02-06 16:27:15

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from Rutgers Business School's MBA Pharmaceutical Management Program captured third place in the Kellogg School of Management's prestigious biotech and healthcare case competition, securing a spot among the leading business schools in the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DC60664) Eleven teams participated in the competition from schools such as the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross...

2013-11-06 08:31:04

Richard Rogel will be vice chair of Victors for Michigan campaign, chair effort to raise money for U-M Health System, and lead campaign for scholarships across the university ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investor Richard Rogel and Susan Rogel want the best and the brightest future doctors to continue to come to the University of Michigan Medical School to study medicine and enter their chosen medical specialty free from debt. They also believe that...

2013-07-18 08:29:26

Student-led fund partners with two of the region's leading VC firms on deal with real-time healthcare analytics provider ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Wolverine Venture Fund, managed by students at The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, today announced it has invested in ArborMetrix, a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics. The $7 million Series B...

2013-05-30 08:36:11

John Burton of Updata Partners, Tige Savage of Revolution Ventures, and CFOs of Deltek, Eloqua and Echo360 Honored for Excellence in Promoting the Region's Technology Community HERNDON, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced the winners of the 17(th) Annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards last night at a ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va. The CFO Awards recognize local chief...