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Innovator's Toolkit

Join the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute and campus partners for hands-on workshops in Ideation, Value Proposition/Customer Discovery and Fundraising, the first steps in developing viable, business-driven solutions.

*All attendees who attend at least 6 YEI workshops are eligible for YEI Membership. Details here!

SCHEDULE:

October 6, 4-5pm: “Common Startup Legal Issues” with Fredo Silva, Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. REGISTER HERE

October 12: “Intro to Design Thinking” with Design for America at Yale, Kassie Tucker, Program Manager of YEI and Ellen Su, Cofounder and CEO of Wellinks. REGISTER HERE

October 27: “30-Second Pitch Workshop” with Pitch Expert Julie Vance. *Part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills Workshops co-sponsored with CBEY. REGISTER HERE.

October 28, 10-11am: “What Makes a Great Brand” with Rachael Powell, Senior Director of Social Strategy at Elasticity. REGISTER HERE.

November 2, 3-5pm: “Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur” with Joshin Raghubar, 2016 Yale Greenberg World Fellow and African media, marketing, and technology entrepreneur. REGISTER HERE.

November 9, 3-4pm: “Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation” with Patrick Struebi, founder of Fairtrasa and YEI’s Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence. REGISTER HERE.

November 11: “Developing a Business Plan” with Peter Boyd, Founder & CEO at Time4Good Group. *Part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills Workshops co-sponsored with CBEY. REGISTER HERE.

January 27, 12-3pm: “Intro to Accounting and Financial Modeling” with Maureen Burke, Yale F&ES Lecturer. *Part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills Workshops co-sponsored with CBEY. REGISTER HERE.

February 2, 9-10am: “Rainmaking through Networking” with Scott C. Nevins, Principal, Bernstein Private Wealth Management. REGISTER HERE.

March 1, 1-2pm: “Designing Users: Going from Customer Interviews to Solutions” with Design for America. REGISTER HERE.

April 4th, 3:00-4:00: Fireside Chat with Sander Daniels REGISTER HERE

April 25th, 3:00-4:00: Legal Considerations for Social Start-Ups with Fredo Silva, Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. REGISTER HERE                                                  

Questions? Contact Kassie Tucker, kassie.tucker@yale.edu.