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Recent News

10/14/2014

Julia Pimsleur, founder and CEO of Little Pim and Yale College alumna, sat down with Kyle Jensen to discuss her journey from creative filmmaker to successful founder, entrepreneur, and businessperson.

10/14/2014

Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Privateer Holdings, spoke with Yale School of Management’s Kyle Jensen on founding his own venture capital firm and investing in the cannabis industry.

10/06/2014

Back at Yale SOM this fall to finish his MBA, Borgman recapped his experiences founding Hadapt and outlined some of the qualities and strategies that are crucial to startup success.

09/30/2014

Software luminary “Uncle Bob” Martin spoke to members of the Yale and New Haven communities at Yale School of Management. Martin had been a professional programmer since 1970; since then he has become a prolific author and leader in the industry.

08/18/2014

Austin Ligon '80, who helped launch CarMax while an executive at Circuit City and then led the company after it was spun off as an independent venture, spoke to members of the MBA Class of 2016 and the MAM Class of 2015 as part of Yale SOM’s annual student orientation.

08/06/2014

Demo Day featured Yale SOM entrepreneurs and other teams participating in the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute Fellowship, a competitive 10-week summer program, and the new YEI Summer Venture Creation Program.

07/24/2014

What do an antacid maker, an investment firm focused on the Dominican Republic, and a biotechnology company have in common? All three businesses were founded by Yale SOM student entrepreneurs.

07/23/2014

The firm Epic Decade led a three-day design lab giving students the opportunity to apply design thinking to their own opportunities, stories, and strategies.

07/23/2014

Only three years old, the Design & Innovation Club is already the second largest student club at the Yale School of Management. Its annual MBA Innovation Summit was held on February 21 in New York City.

06/12/2014

IsoPlexis, a biotech startup co-founded by Sean Mackay ’14, has received a $100,000 investment from the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute’s Innovation Fund.

05/13/2014

The students will spend the summer developing startups in the technology and apparel industries.

05/08/2014

Fluid-Screen, a cross-Yale student venture developing a new method to test for environmental contaminants in fluids, won the Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize and the Yale Venture Challenge.

05/05/2014

Teja Padma ’14 and her partners won the $25,000 prize for their startup Khushi Baby, which is developing a bracelet that will store a baby’s vaccination history on an electronic chip.

05/01/2014

Nancy Pfund ’82 and Richard Kauffman ’83 both appear on Fortune magazine’s list of 25 “business leaders, academics, regulators, and entrepreneurs doing the most to make our world smarter and more sustainable.”

04/17/2014

The launch of a formal Entrepreneurship Program, the appointment of Dr. Kyle Jensen as the inaugural Shanna and Eric Bass ’05 Director of Entrepreneurial Programs, and new scholarships and financial support for entrepreneurial students signals major new commitment to entrepreneurship at Yale.

03/06/2014

The MBA Innovation Summit, an afternoon convening business practitioners and students on the topic of innovation, reflects a growing interest at Yale in innovation thinking, tools, and strategies, as well as their practical application in solving major business challenges.

02/18/2014

Eli Nutrition, a student-run startup company that makes a new antacid based on Yale research, has received an investment of $100,000 from the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute’s Innovation Fund.

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