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The Entrepreneur & Venture Club welcomes everyone in the University of Michigan community to join us--current students & alumni. As one of the largest organizations at the University of Michigan Business School, we are dedicated to developing entrepreneurial activity and investment in new business ventures.

The registration process is extremely simple. Just fill in the form below with your personal information and hit submit. Once you submit your personal information you will be taken to a page which will allow you to choose between a 1 year or 2 year membership and to pay securely through PayPal.

Some of our member benefits include:

Develop Your Business

  • Participate in Breakfast Clubs -- the EVC's unique interactive workshop format for hatching and developing business ideas
  • Workshops and Panel sessions to provide the skills to get your business off the ground


  • The annual Entrapalooza Entrepreneur and Venture Symposium with over 500 attendees

Off-Campus Jobs and Internships

  • A part-time jobs program with local venture capital and start up firms
  • A Meet the Interns Panel to learn more about prior internships at start-ups and VCs
  • Tips on the Marcel Gani Summer Internship Program which places over 20 students per year
  • Networks and job leads which are specifically focused on entrepreneurs and venture capitalists

Business Plan Competitions and Opportunities

  • The Business Pitch Competition as part of the FuturTech Forum: $1,500-5,000 top prize
  • Participate in over 16 Business Plan competitions throughout the Midwest and the US each year including:
    • Great Lakes Entrepreneur's Quest: $175,000 in prizes
    • The University of Michigan Pryor Hale Competition: $10,000 top prize
    • MBA Jungle Business Plan Competition: $25,000 top prize
    • Most travel expenses are paid-for by the Zell-Lurie Institute
  • The ZLI Dare to Dream Grants: Provides over $75,000 of funding for student start-up businesses

Local Networking Opportunities

  • Local network opportunities sponsoring trips to the Ann Arbor IT Zone weekly meetings and the TiE Detroit Symposiums
  • Guest speakers from local VC's on topics ranging from business pitches to analyzing business plans

And we

  • Sponsor members for trips to the West Coast Forum and the C-E-O Convention
  • Provide a creative, open environment to develop new business ideas & bring them to reality
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