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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TUES., JAN. 24, 8:30am: YALE WOMEN INNOVATORS BREAKFAST 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. Coffee, tea and muffins will be served. 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.
FRI., JAN. 27, 12-3pm: INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL MODELING. Professor Maureen Burke will give social and environmental entrepreneurs a 101 on how to create and read budgets, income statements, and financial models for your social business. Cosponsored by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, InnovateHealth Yale and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. At Evans Hall, Room 2230.
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, 11:30am-1pm: BUILDING A SOCIAL IMPACT BUSINESS PLAN. Join Boyd, Social Entrepreneur & CBEY Executive Fellow-in-Residence, for Building a Social Impact Business Plan. has judged Sobotka and Sabin Prizes, and spent the past year coaching Yale student entrepreneurs. He has developed a unique framework to help entrepreneurs be successful when launching their businesses. You will leave the workshop with a framework for your unique Social Impact Business Plan, and clear
steps on how to develop each area. Cosponsored by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, InnovateHealth Yale and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. At Evans Hall, Room 2200. REGISTER HERE.
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.
THURS., FEB. 9, 4-6pm: PITCHING AND COMMUNICATIONS TRAINING FOR SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENTREPRENEURS. Can you effectively explain your idea or venture? This session with Julie Vance from Executive Voice will provide intensive training on successful communication and pitching, including individual coaching sessions for you and your team from communication experts. Cosponsored by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, InnovateHealth Yale and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. At
Evans Hall, Room 4400.
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.