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May 29, 2024 MBA Blog

Startup Stories: Helping Employees Navigate Their Healthcare Benefits

A conversation with Guy Benjamin ’14, whose startup Healthee provides a comprehensive digital platform that helps employees access and understand their health and wellness benefits.

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May 15, 2024 Master’s Degree in Global Business and Society Blog

Student POV: Culture and Creativity

Melanie Fan ’24 describes how New Haven’s world-class museums—and the opportunity to enroll in art and film classes—drew her to SOM. 

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May 13, 2024 MBA News

Profs. Lesley Meng and A. J. Wasserstein Win Annual Teaching Awards

Meng won the award for teaching in the MBA core curriculum, and Wasserstein was honored for elective teaching.

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May 09, 2024 MBA For Executives Blog

Startup Stories: Ethical Investing in Emerging Markets

A conversation with Justin Bernier ’20 who, with four EMBA classmates, launched an index fund that lets Americans invest in emerging markets without supporting companies that threaten U.S. national security.

A group of MBA students posing with Kenyan students
April 16, 2024 MBA News

A Long-Running Course Connects Students with Social Enterprises in Kenya

Five teams of students traveled to Nairobi last month as part of the Global Social Entrepreneurship course.

Yale SOM students pose with a giant check representing their prize winnings
April 16, 2024 Program on Entrepreneurship News

Yale SOM Student-Led Ventures Win Prizes at Startup Yale 2024

Student-led startups Guideli, WealthMeUp, and Win Number were among the winners of the annual event recognizing entrepreneurship across Yale.

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April 16, 2024 Program on Entrepreneurship News

Alumni Venture HiLabs Closes $39 Million Funding Round

The company uses artificial intelligence to clean and analyze error-ridden healthcare data and make it more usable by insurers and healthcare providers.

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April 15, 2024 Program on Entrepreneurship News

Reddit COO Jen Wong Talks Mission and the ‘Magic’ of Community

Wong spoke at Yale SOM on April 9 as part of the Colloquium on Entrepreneurship, a lecture series that connects founders, innovators, and entrepreneurs with students and faculty for candid discussions and advice.

Alyssa Stratton and Ali Platon
April 11, 2024 MBA For Executives Blog

Startup Stories: Filling the Succession Gap for Small Business Owners

A conversation with Alyssa Strasser ’23 who, with her EMBA classmate Ali Platon ’23, has launched an investment search fund aimed at acquiring and operating a small or mid-sized business.

Teresa Chahine
April 11, 2024 Program on Entrepreneurship News

Coursera Course Teaches Tools for Making a Difference

Prof. Teresa Chahine’s free online course, Creating Change through Social Entrepreneurship, teaches participants how to define a problem and build a solution.