LATEST ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS
ANNOUNCING THE 2016 YEI FELLOWS! We've just announced the first eight teams accepted into the YEI Fellowship. The chosen ventures represent diverse industries—including an infant respirator, food products that make use of unused produce, backyard ice rinks, an “Instagram for music,” an ancestral fashion line, a job search matchmaking tool and a bail funding startup aimed at low-risk defendants. Learn more here!
*Quick note: we are moving our events email to Monday morning. Have events/deadlines you want to include or other comments? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
FRI., MARCH 18, 11am-1pm: YALE INNOVATION SERIES: DRUG DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENT. John
J. Higgins, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at Merck, will present a two-hour
talk on drug discovery and development. Lunch will be served. At Brady
Auditorium, 310 Cedar St. SIGN UP HERE.
WED., MARCH 30, 2:30-4pm: STARTUP JOBS FAIR. The Startup Job Fair will introduce students to opportunities at startups small and large, including employment/internship opportunities and innovative career paths. Cosponsored by the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute and the Yale Office of Career Services. Featured companies include: NorthPage Inc., Ampush Inc., Venture for America, Weiss Asset Management, Nylas, & Locker Room Talk. At Sterling Memorial Library Memorabilia Room. Contact email@example.com for more information.
FRI., APRIL 1, 5-6:30pm: HARVARD-YALE PITCHOFF. Experience the passion on stage and the innovation community on the ground – come meet the next breakout student ventures from the Harvard Innovation Labs and the Yale Entrepreneurship Institute. Each school will send three teams to pitch before a panel of 5 expert judges. At Harvard iLabs, 125 Western Ave., Boston. SIGN UP HERE.
**We're headed to Boston on our very own RallyBus for the event! Join us for all the excitement leaving from New Haven and returning after the event. SIGN UP FOR THE RALLYBUS HERE!**
FRI., APRIL 1: PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL SYMPOSIUM. The conference will feature high-profile speakers, topical discussion panels, and small group interactions with venture capitalists and private equity investors. Registration includes breakfast, lunch and a cocktail reception for participants. At Evans Hall. DETAILS & REGISTRATION HERE.
SAT., APRIL 2: SOCIAL IMPACT CONFERENCE.
The conference will feature opening keynote Garrett Melby, the
cofounder and Executive Director of GoodCompany Ventures, and Andrew
Yang, the CEO of Venture for America. Other accomplished speakers and
social entrepreneurs will provide professional development and
participate in panels covering topics from social innovation in the tech
industry to venture capital & impact investing to environmental
sustainability in business. Visit our website for more information. SIGN UP HERE.
SAT., APRIL 2, 2-3:30pm: STUDENT LEADERS SPEED DATE. Student Leaders Speed Date
The Yale Leadership Institute is excited to present the 2016 Student Leaders Speed Date. Mix it up with friends from organizations across Yale and get started on awesome new projects that become possible through this convergence of ideas and pooling of resources. Prizes will be awarded for best partnership ideas. At Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall and Memorabilia Room. Interested? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES
FRI., MARCH 18, 11:59pm: MILLER PRIZE APPLICATION DEADLINE.
The Miller Prize is a new $25,000 entrepreneurship prize from the Yale
Entrepreneurial Institute for a student or faculty venture in Big Data, Materials Science
or Internet of Things. The winner gains automatic acceptance into the
10-week YEI Fellowship. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
MON., MARCH 28, 5pm: SABIN PRIZE APPLICATION DEADLINE. The Sabin
Sustainable Venture Prize supports student and faculty efforts to start a
sustainable for-profit business through cash prizes totaling $25,000.
The competition provides feedback from professional judges, extensive
mentoring from faculty, and opportunities for participants to meet and
pitch their ideas to venture capitalists and industry leaders. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
MON., MARCH 28, 11:59pm: THORNE PRIZE APPLICATION DEADLINE.
The Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education is a
$25,000 cash prize awarded to the best student-led venture focused on
social innovation in health or education. The prize will be awarded in
the spring of each year to support a student or group of students
beginning or continuing to develop a social enterprise or innovation
focused on these two areas. The winner receives automatic acceptance
into the YEI Fellowship. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
YALE YOUNG GLOBAL SCHOLARS INSTRUCTORS. Yale Young Global Scholars Program is looking for four additional instructors for the following inaugural sessions: Applied Science & Engineering (ASE June 19 - July 2, 2016), Biological & Biomedical Science (BBS July 8 - July 21, 2016) and Technology, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship (TIE July 26 - August 8, 2016). Any Yale student (undergraduate or graduate) with academic interest that intersect with the session themes are eligible to apply. YYGS is an academic enrichment and leadership training program for top high school students from around the world, who apply through a highly competitive admissions process to learn at Yale in the summer. These two-week positions offer competitive pay and optional on-campus room & board. DETAILS HERE.
CBIT COMMUNICATIONS POSITION. The Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology (CBIT) is seeking a full-time communications person to write releases, update social media, produce content and assist in event planning. Recent grads encouraged to apply! Contact Jean Zheng, email@example.com.
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