THROUGH MARCH 31, 2017: OFFICE HOURS WITH CT INNOVATIONS. Matt Storeygard, Director of Investments at Connecticut Innovations, will be holding weekly office hours at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute through March to discuss funding opportunities for Yale faculty and researchers. At CI, Matt is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, structuring new investments and monitoring portfolio companies. AT YEI, 254 Elm St., 2nd Floor.
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THURS., JAN. 19, 3-4pm: YEI FELLOWSHIP INFO SESSION.
Learn everything you need to know to apply for the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute Fellowship, a highly competitive, 8-week startup incubator which includes: $15,000, mentorship, education, access to corporate partners, pitching opportunities and more! At YEI, 254 Elm St., 3rd Floor.
TUES., JAN. 24, 8:30am: YALE WOMEN INNOVATORS SERIES WITH BESSIE SCHWARTZ. Bessie Schwarz (FES’13), co-founder, president, and lead social scientist at Cloud To Street, will discuss "How to Use Big Data to Predict Disasters and Democratize Climate Resilience." Cloud To Street dynamically identifies the 100-year floodplain for any community around the world within seconds and predicts who is most likely to be affected by it. She will discuss her journey as an entrepreneur, and
the role she sees for women in entrepreneurship. *Co-hosted with Yale Environmental Women. At YEI, 254 Elm St., 3rd Floor. REGISTER HERE
WED., JAN. 25, 11am-1pm: YALE INNOVATION SERIES W/ ANDREW LEVIN OF RA CAPITAL. Andrew Levin is a Managing Director at RA Capital Management where his primary responsibility is to evaluate public and private investments in companies developing drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and research tools, with a focus on new company formation. At Hope 216, 315 Cedar St. *Lunch included.*
WED., JAN. 25, 5:30-7:30pm: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION & COMMERCIALIZATION. The Yale Center for Clinical Investigation is hosting a panel on intellectual property with representatives from Office of Cooperative Research, the Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology and the Office of General Counsel. The discussion is open to Yale faculty. Participants will learn how to define and identify intellectual property; how to protect intellectual property; and what Yale resources are
available to assist along the pathway to commercialization. At Cohen Auditorium in the Child Study Center, 230 S. Frontage Rd. REGISTER HERE.
WED., JAN. 25, 5:30-7:30pm: BUSINESS OF BIOTECH PRESENTS "TRENDS IN LIFE SCIENCE FUNDING & EXITS, CORPORATE STRATEGY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT"
with Marcia Dougan-Moore, Vice President, Development Operations at Arvinas and Tim Shannon, General Partner, Canaan Partners. At Alexion, 100 College St. REGISTER HERE.
THURS., JAN. 26, 11:59pm: YEI FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE. The YEI Fellowship is an 8-week bootcamp for incubating ventures at Yale run by the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. Selected teams get: $15K, mentors, access to corporate partners, education, pitching opportunities & more.
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THURS., JAN. 26, 11:59pm: YALE COLLEGE DEAN'S CHALLENGE APPLICATION DEADLINE. The initiative is a challenge to the Yale College community to think about serious global issues in health, food and water scarcity, climate change and other concerns, and put together a business plan that will address one of those problems and could, one day, could affect a million lives or more. The designation is given to one undergraduate team applying to the YEI Fellowship.
MON., JAN. 30: DEADLINE FOR LETTER OF INTENT FOR MILLER PRIZE. The Miller Prize is a $25,000 entrepreneurship prize awarded to the best disruptive tech or tech-enabled service startup from a Yale student. Apply by Jan. 30 to get access to a special business workshop and expert guidance on your application.
DETAILS AND LOI APPLICATION HERE.
THURS., FEB. 2, 9-10am: YEI INNOVATOR'S TOOLKIT PRESENTS: RAINMAKING THROUGH NETWORKING. Scott C. Nevins, Principal, Bernstein Private Wealth Management will discuss how to make networking work for you. At YEI, 254 Elm St., 3rd Floor.
FRI., FEB. 3, 3-5pm: SCREENING OF "GENERATION STARTUP."
Join us at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute to watch the documentary "Generation Startup" which takes us to the front lines of entrepreneurship in America, capturing the struggles and triumphs of six recent college graduates who put everything on the line to build startups in Detroit. At YEI, 254 Elm St., 3rd Floor.
WED., MARCH 1, 9am - THURS., MARCH 2, 12pm: SBIR/STTR WORKSHOP: FUNDING FOR TRANSLATING RESEARCH TO THE MARKET. Join us for an intensive, two-day SBIR/STTR workshop focused on proposal development. An SBIR/STTR expert will provide detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other programs. A representative from Connecticut Innovations will also share SBIR/STTR follow-on funding opportunities. At Alexion, 100 College St.
FRI., APRIL 21, 8:30am-8pm: STARTUP YALE. Startup Yale brings together Yale’s biggest entrepreneurship awards in one day of pitches, prizes and world-changing ideas.
WED., MAY 10, 8am-5pm: YALE INNOVATION SUMMIT. The Yale Innovation Summit is a day-long event tailored to Yale innovators to encourage the sharing of new discoveries and technologies with market potential with the broader investment community. Highlights include: biotech and tech tracks; panels and keynotes with leading investors; a biotech and tech pitchoff; an outdoor poster session displaying cutting-edge Yale discoveries; breakfast and lunch; networking opportunities; Blavatnik Fund award
announcements; closing remarks by Yale President Salovey. At Evans Hall, 165 Whitney Ave. REGISTER HERE.