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Lillian Childress YC'17/FES'20 Launches Grantas Cosmetics on Kickstarter

October 25, 2019

In late 2018, Lillian Childress was searching for cosmetic products with biodegradable packaging to buy. To her surprise, she found very little options that didn’t contain plastic. So with a free summer on her hands before starting at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, she...

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Entrepreneur and Yale College Alumna, Hallie Meyer, Opens Caffè Panna in New York City

By: Amy Schock October 15, 2019

Hallie graduated from Yale College in 2015 where she ran a catering company in collaboration with the Yale Farm. After graduation, she co-founded a meal delivery app for home-cooked meals by a community of local chefs in New York City called Umi Kitchen. In 2017, she decided to take a...

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Dianna Liu SOM '18 and ARIX Technologies Bring Change to Houston

By: Amy Schock August 16, 2019

Dianna Liu, SOM ‘18, was recently featured in a Houston Chronicle article about female entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of Houston’s booming tech ecosystem. Dianna is the President and Founder of ARIX Technologies, Inc. - a robotics and data analytics venture that has...

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Alumni Profile: Molly Zeff ’16, Co-founder and CEO, Flying Leap Games

By: Amy Schock July 19, 2019

If there is any career path akin to Robert Frost’s advice about “taking the road less traveled” it is entrepreneurship. As the Co-Founder and CEO of Flying Leap Games, Molly Zeff ‘16, knows firsthand what it feels like to embrace this unpredictable, nonlinear lifestyle. While...

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Sumit Aneja '14 Partners with Voxco in Growth Capital Transaction

By: A. J. Wasserstein June 11, 2019

Sumit Aneja, a Yale SOM search fund entrepreneur, has completed a transaction to recapitalize and provide growth equity capital to Voxco  – a multipoint technology solution for survey services. Voxco is a global market leader in the multi-modal survey software sector. The company’s...

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Justin Schulte '19 Launches Search Fund Project with Search Fund Accelerator

By: A. J. Wasserstein April 18, 2019

Justin Schulte eschewed the traditional job search during the second year of his Yale MBA program.  Schulte instead focused on launching a search fund – a vehicle where he could buy a business with approximately $2 million in EBITDA and immediately become the CEO of the acquired...

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