Clean Tech Competition:
The U-M Center for Entrepreneurship recently announced the Fourth Annual statewide Clean Energy Venture Challenge that will provide six-month residencies to 25 student-faculty teams with clean energy solutions.
Selected teams will learn entrepreneurial skills such as customer discovery and business model canvas development. They will meet regularly with mentors and venture capitalists and have access to micro grants of up to $5,000.
A few teams will also be awarded additional prizes and potential investments totaling $100,000 or more, says Doug Neal, executive director of the U-M Center for Entrepreneurship. Applications are due September 28, 2011. For more information, please visit: http://micevc.com for more information.