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Startup Yale 2022 | Day 2

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Startup Yale brings together Yale’s biggest entrepreneurship awards in three days packed with pitches, prizes, and world-changing ideas. Here, Yale innovators join community leaders, investors, and practitioners to reimagine the future. Grounded in inclusivity and impact, Startup Yale is a crossroads for a new kind of innovation ecosystem. This year, we're handing out over $135,000 in case prizes!

Startup Yale 2022 will take place from April 28th to April 30th. Here is the zoom link:

Thursday, April 28

12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Immerse and Interact: 3 virtual tours of physical landscapes and infrastructures launched by Yale alums

As part of Startup Yale 2022, join us for a virtual tour & panel event featuring 3 Yale alum ventures and their innovative facilities: Hugo & Hoby - Hugo & Hoby began with a simple mission – to make beautiful, locally crafted and sustainable furniture more accessible (Ben Young and Frederick Kukelhaus) Coral Vita - Growing climate change resilient coral up to 50x faster through a commercial model to restore dying reefs at scale (Gator Halpern and Sam Teicher) Junzi - reimagining the future of Chinese food in America (Wanting Zhang and Yong Zhao)

5:30-7:30pm – New Haven Civic Innovation Prize

The New Haven Civic Innovation Prize awards up to $10,000 to the best student- or community-led venture or project focused on benefiting the City of New Haven. 

Friday, April 29
9:00 am-11:00 am: Rita Wilson Prize Fund in Support of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Rita Wilson Prize Fund in Support of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a $10,000 cash prize awarded by InnovateHealth Yale to the best student-led venture focused on creating a technological solution to address a health disparity in the United States.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm: Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Public Health or Education

The Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education is a $25,000 cash prize awarded to the best student-led venture focused on social innovation in health or education for underserved communities in the United States or low-resource countries.

3:30 pm-5:30 pm: Miller Prize

The Miller Prize awards a $25,000 cash prize to a student-led venture working on innovative tech or tech-enabled solutions that has a definable go-to-market strategy. In addition to the potential prize money, the competition provides opportunities for mentorship, feedback, and networking.

Saturday, April 30
9:00 am-11:00 am: Sustainable Venture Prize

The Sustainable Venture Prize, managed by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, awards $25,000 to a promising student business venture that advances environmental sustainability. 

1:00 pm-3:00 pm: Manolo Sanchez Prize

The Manolo Sanchez Prize awards $25,000 to a for-profit or non-profit student-led startup with the potential to help improve the financial health of the financially underserved. 

3:30 pm-5:30 pm: Yale Innovators Prize

The Yale Innovators Prize is a $15,000 cash prize awarded to the for-profit or non-profit startup that has the potential to produce the greatest impact (financially, socially, or otherwise). The Yale Innovators’ Prize is open to any project, campaign, solution, venture, or non-profit led by a current Yale student(s).

All virtual events are free and open to the public virtually. When you register, please select all of the virtual events you are planning to attend.

Startup Yale is powered by the Yale Entrepreneurship Collaborative.

Sponsored by Murtha Cullina Attorneys At Law.