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the U-M Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystem
Whether you are looking to join a project or student startup, or you're looking to bring on employees, partners, or co-founders, the CFE is here to help you connect.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Meetup
These meetups, open to the Ann Arbor community, connect various on-campus and off-campus groups with students, startups, potential investors, and programmatic elements.
Look to the schedule below for the next meetup
Looking To Join A Startup or Project
Looking to find student startups with open positions or projects?
Check out this listing tool.
Connecting with these startups/projects is simple; locate their contact info and reach out to them directly.
WINTER 2022 EVENTS
All Winter 2022 events will be held in person.
The Center for Entrepreneurship and the School of Information are hosting a Women’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Networking Event to shine a spotlight on Ann Arbor and University of Michigan women leading change in our very own communities!
This One’s for the Girls: a networking event will feature guest speaker Marianna Kerppola, Founder and CEO of Poisera. Poisera helps moms forge their own journey. Through daily, personalized check-in conversations, we help moms navigate the highs and lows of pregnancy and postpartum.
RSVP today for a chance to network, connect, and share ideas and meet other women in tech and hear about their journey.
Combining Tech & Service: A panel discussion and networking event | 3/23 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM | In-Person | RSVP here
Combining Tech & Service: A panel discussion and networking event featuring students who’ve used non-traditional methods to combine tech, business, and service.
The world needs out of the box thinkers like you who are looking to meaningfully contribute to social change. Come meet fellow students who are using non-traditional methods to combine tech, business, and service. Moderated by Economics Major, Cole Jiaras.
Meet innovators and entrepreneurs across disciplines
Figure out how you can contribute to the world of tech
Explore how your values and major align with fields such as sustainability and social work.
Pitch Night Mixer – MES Takeover | 3/23 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM | In-Person | RSVP coming soon
A unique open-mic experience for students at all stages of their entrepreneurial journey and development. From students who are new to the ecosystem to those who have ventures and founders to gather together to practice a core entrepreneurial skill, SELLING.
- Pitch your idea to an audience and win up to $100
- Come hear pitches and vote for the best one
- Make connections, join a team, get inspired
This event is in part of the Michigan Entrepreneur Summit hosted on April 8th.
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