Born in Ann Arbor and Raised by Wolverines
Born in Ann Arbor and Raised by Wolverines

Born in Ann Arbor and Raised by Wolverines

Founded in 1997, the Wolverine Venture Fund is the world’s first student-run Venture Capital Fund, with a mission of enriching student education and achieving returns on invested capital. Since inception it has invested in more than 27 companies and increased its assets from $2M to $7M through M&A and IPO exits. Read More...

Top MBA Education in Venture Capital
Top MBA Education in Venture Capital

Top MBA Education in Venture Capital

Before launching Resonant Venture Partners, Michael Godwin (MBA '10) and Jason Townsend (MBA '10) were Student Managing Directors. Learn more about the Fund's current MBA's that lead deal sourcing, operations and transaction execution. Read More...

Envisioned by Leading Venture Capitalists
Envisioned by Leading Venture Capitalists

Envisioned by Leading Venture Capitalists

Ross Alumnus Mary Campbell is Founder and Managing Director of EDF Ventures. She played a leading role in shaping and launching the Wolverine Venture Fund and continues to serve as an active Advisor. Read More...

A Global Network of Alumni
A Global Network of Alumni

A Global Network of Alumni

Fund Alumnus Mekhala Vasthare (MBA ’02) rose to the role of Head of Acquisitions Markets for Adwords at Google before becoming a Director of Product Marketing at LinkedIn. She is one of more than 200 WVF Alumni in technology, venture capital, entrepreneurship, investment banking, consulting and management. Read More...

High Return Exits via IPO and M&A
High Return Exits via IPO and M&A

High Return Exits via IPO and M&A

Before joining Arboretum Ventures in 2002, Tim Petersen was a Managing Director of the Zell Lurie Institute and Wolverine Venture Fund. It was under his stewardship that students made investments in several life sciences companies, including Handylab, a major 2009 exit. Read More...

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