TSAI CITY'S FINAL SESSION OF THE FOOD INTENSIVE (above) & THE BLOCKCHAIN CONFERENCE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS (below)
WHAT TO DO NOW:
APPLY for YALE PRIZES (due March 28). Yale has five $25,000 entrepreneurship prizes designed to generate world-changing ideas from Yale students around health, education, environment, equality, sustainability, and technology. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
APPLY for THE CITY SUMMER FELLOWSHIP (due March 28), an 8-week intensive summer bootcamp to incubate new companies and nonprofits. The fellowship includes $15,000 for the team, along with a rigorous sequence of workshops, sprints,
mentorship, coaching, and pitch opportunities. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
Nick Quah Brings Podcasting Prowess to Yale
Nick Quah inadvertently found himself an expert in all things podcast during graduate school at the University of Chicago where, he says, “Podcasts kept me sane.” There was a gap, he realized, between the skyrocketing popularity of the medium and a comprehensive source of information about the industry and rising trends. So three years ago Quah launched Hot Pod, a digital newsletter all about
podcasts that became – after just a year - his full-time job. READ MORE.
Open Innovation Fellow Martin Wainstein to Help Guide Students on Using Blockchain for Good
Tsai CITY is welcoming an Open Innovation Fellow, Martin Wainstein. Just a day after arriving from Australia, Martin talked to us about his new role at CITY and his involvement in the upcoming Blockchain for Sustainable Solutions Conference. READ MORE.
This Yale Technology Could Fix Blockchain’s Security Issues and Make It a Lot More Viable
There are startup ideas that offer incremental improvements to existing industries – and then there are ones that completely reinvent those industries, charting a path that will forever change the way things have been done before. CertiK – a new system for securing blockchain based on decades of Yale research – is a game-changer. READ MORE.
MORE CITY WORKSHOPS:
MARCH 27, 8-9pm: YALE WOMEN INNOVATORS SERIES: ROSIE ATKINS, VP OF HOMEBASE @ Tsai CITY, Third Floor. DETAILS & REGISTRATION.
APRIL 2, 12-1pm: LUNCH WITH BECKY SLOGERIS, HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGNER. @ Tsai CITY, Third Floor. DETAILS & REGISTRATION.
FROM OUR PARTNERS & FRIENDS:
MARCH 9, 2-4pm: IWD 2018 New Haven (International Women's Day) - Supporting Women in Tech @ The Grove. DETAILS.
MARCH 26: Creating Social Ventures: Notes from an Investor and Changemaker, Raj Gorla, CEO of ContineoHealth @ Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, Room 216. DETAILS.
APRIL 7, 8am-6pm: THE DOUBLE HELIX: CREATION, COMPLEXITY, CONSCIOUSNESS & THE COSMOS. @ Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. DETAILS & REGISTRATION.