YEI Office Hours

Have an idea for a new venture? Working on a startup and looking for advice? Not sure what your next steps should be?

Each week, YEI staff hold office hours in the YEI Incubator at 55 Whitney Avenue, 2nd floor. Any Yale student may sign up for an appointment to discuss their venture - to do so, please complete the following information.

Note: if you have already completed this required form, you may go here to sign up for another appointment.

For any last minute contact, if necessary.


If dual degree, select secondary school:

If Yale College, select residential college:

Year of Graduation

Names, roles, emails, schools & years of any additional cofounders
Ex. John Smith, CTO,, FES '12. Jane Doe, Business Development,, YC '14 (Davenport).

Venture Name (if any):

Venture URL (if any):

Describe your business idea in one paragraph or less.
Consider this a high-level elevator pitch (we'll go into detail during your appointment).

Industry of business
Select only those which apply.
Webtech (ex. website, online platform, Web 2.0, new media, software)
High tech (ex. robotics, industrial processes, hardware)
Green/clean tech
Biotech (ex. medical devices, diagnostics, therapeutics, imaging)
Consumer product
Service innovation
Media, arts & entertainment (ex. music, film, art, television)
Social Entrepreneurship (ex. for-profit social venture, non-profits)
Other (please describe below)

Stage of Business
Select closest stage of your business.

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Student Venture Acknowledgement
At your appointment, you will be asked to sign a hard copy of the Student Venture Agreement found here.
Check here if you acknowledge you have read and agreed to the terms of your participation in YEI's programs.