YEI FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION NOW OPEN!
Applications Due THURS., JAN. 28, 11:59pm: Applications are now open for the YEI Fellowship--Yale's premier 10-week bootcamp for accelerating your startup or social venture complete with: $15,000, Mentorship, Lean Startup education, Pitching Opportunities, Corporate Partner Services, Introductions to VCs, Eligibility for $100K from the YEI Innovation Fund, breakfast & lunch, a supportive community of peers & more! Check out details and the application here!
Meet with CEID at YEI
FRIDAYS @ YEI, 2-3pm: CEID Office Hours. Do you have a physical product or device you'd like to develop? Come talk to Joe Zinter, the Assistant Director of the Center for Engineering, Innovation and Design (CEID) and an Associate Research Scientist and Lecturer at Yale who is meeting with students at YEI to discuss their product and technology ideas and available resources at Yale. At YEI, 254 Elm St., 3rd Floor (door to left of Tyco). SIGN UP HERE.
Check Out Early-Stage Yale Startups Over Lunch
FRI., DEC. 11, 11am-1pm: Join YEI for our second VCP Pitch Lunch
- a look at some of the new ventures participating in the second
cohort of YEI’s Venture Creation program. It’s a great opportunity to
see and engage with teams in their earliest stages and provide valuable
feedback to student entrepreneurs. At YEI, 254 Elm St., 3rd Floor (door to left of Tyco). REGISTER HERE.
Learn How to Apply for the YEI Fellowship, Thorne, Sabin, Miller & Hult Prizes
WED., DEC. 16, 1-2pm: Are you thinking about creative new ways to approach businesses or products? Do you want to make the world a better place through a social venture? Prizes at Yale can take you from idea to reality, with opportunities to win anywhere from $1,000 to $1M. At this Info Session, you'll learn about the Venture Creation Program for supporting early-stage startups ($1,000), the YEI Fellowship for advancing startups over a 10-week summer bootcamp ($15,000), the Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education ($25,000), the Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize ($25,000) and the Miller Prize which will support a venture in Big Data, Material Science or Internet of Things ($25,000). We'll also share info about the Hult Prize, which will award $1M to a student-led social venture tackling the issue of crowded urban spaces. At Dwight Hall Common Room, 67 High St. SIGN UP HERE!
FROM OUR PARTNERS:
A Course to Explore Healthcare/Med Ventures
APPLY BY MON., DEC. 7: "Creating Healthcare and Life Sciences Ventures".
This course will give students a broad understanding of the major “new
venture” opportunities in healthcare & medicine - healthcare
delivery, healthcare IT and the digital health landscape, biotechnology,
medical devices, and healthcare process redesign especially in the
surgical space. The course is designed for a diverse student body
including students from management, natural sciences, medicine, law,
nursing and healthcare management program. The course comprises
lectures, raw cases, guest speakers, and in-class projects with coaching
from the venture investor community. Classes start on Jan. 26. APPLY HERE.
Meet the Jungle Mamas
MON., DEC. 7, 5-6pm: Please join InnovateHealth Yale as it brings to Yale a very
special evening. The Jungle Mamas work to eliminate all preventable
deaths in pregnancy and childbirth of mothers and babies in the
Ecuadorian Amazon, and to improve community health by empowering women
and communities with the tools needed to be their own agents of change. At YSPH, 60 College St. REGISTER HERE.
Student Mentors for Social Ventures
Interested in starting a social venture focused on health or
education? Would you like to increase your chances of winning the
$25,000 Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education? Would
you like help? InnovateHealth Yale is proud to sponsor the Student Mentor Program with two accomplished social entrepreneurs who are also Yale students. Learn more and make an appointment here.