The team at Warmilu has discovered that nothing is as easy as it seems, especially when you’re trying to create a new product from scratch. The downtown Ann Arbor-based startup has been working to bring its warming blanket technology to market for the last year but has run into snags along the way, such as […]
Warmilu was mentioned in a recent article showcasing entrepreneurship in Michigan. According to the article, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is helping to make Michigan a hotbed for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Graduates from Michigan colleges have been starting and acquiring businesses at twice the national average since 1996. The growth in […]
Can Ann Arbor become the next big thing in high tech? Story by Julie Halpert Photos by Benjamin Weatherston Grace Hsia, a 23-year-old graduate student at the University of Michigan, thinks she has the next big business idea and she spends most of her waking hours making sure it succeeds. • As an undergraduate engineering […]
A great article on the challenges facing social entrepreneurs from a great professor at the University of Michigan and founder of Seelio (http://seelio.com/)! It’s from a long time ago, but we found it on our quest to understand how best to fund a social venture. Read the entire article here!
We’ve had the opportunity now to make new friends at the Business Today International Conference & Partnering for Cures. This week, we made our way over to the Entrepreneurship Commission to share our story and learn how we can give back to the Ann Arbor & University of Michigan community. It has been an amazing […]
Happy Labor Day! For some it is a day off of work, but for many involved with Warmilu, Labor Day is a sign of the return to the academic world. Three of the Warmilu co-founders are entering graduate school this fall and our biomedical engineering intern and Head of Business Operations will continue their undergraduate […]
I will start off by taking us back a couple months, and will make an honest effort to detail the happenings of Warmilu since we first started off as M-Wrap. In September, the five cofounders, Alex Chen, Grace Hsia, Rachel Rademacher, Heather Wilsher, and myself, took a senior design course where our professor Max Shtein […]
Happy new year! 2012 is the time to start the year off right. Warmilu (formerly M-Wrap) is featured in President Mary Sue Coleman’s New Year video around the 1:10 mark.