Fetchnotes, founded by a team of U-M undergrads, is an innovative new cloud-based system that lets users organize information via phone, smartphone app, desktop widget, or web browser.
“The unemployment rate begins to creep down but remains uncomfortably high even at the end of 2013—four-and-a-half years after the official end of the recession,” says U-M’s Joan Crary.
It’s one thing to build a cool brand, says CrowdRise co-founder Robert Wolfe. But it’s even better to build a cool brand about giving back.
Banks that received federal bailout money ended up approving riskier loans and shifting capital toward risky investments after getting government help, say U-M researchers. Further, these banks were no more likely to issue loans, overall, than non-TARP banks, in contrast to the declared objective of the federal program to increase lending.
Business professor-cum-shark diver George Siedel will teach the LA cohort of the Executive MBA Program this fall.
The university could inject up to $25 million during the next decade into select venture-funded U-M startups—new companies built around inventions born in faculty members’ labs.