Business Beyond Usual

#209 - Managing A Student-Led Investment Fund

Episode Summary

They’re just like normal students. They go to class, they study for exams, they manage $10 Million in active investments…

Episode Notes

The students who manage the student-led investment funds at Michigan Ross are just like normal students, except they carry an extra burden: They are giving actual money to actual businesses, and the school has a real stake in those businesses’ success because of their decisions.

In this episode, Ramu talks with three of those leaders about what it’s like to manage actual multimillion-dollar investment funds while studying for their MBA, what deals they’ve regretted, how they approach potential investments, and what the experience will mean as they enter their post-MBA careers.

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Links from this episode:

Investment Fund Webinar -

Wolverine Venture Fund -

Social Venture Fund -

Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund -

Ramu’s Article:

Matt’s Article:

Ali’s Article:

Shailly’s Article:

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