UPCOMING

Diversity in Tech: A Conversation with Gary Stewart, CEO & Co-Founder of The Nest

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 3 pm EDT

Currently, black founders receive 0.5% of VC funding in the U.K. and 1% in the U.S. How can the tech industry change its approaches to hiring, leadership, and funding to live up to espoused ideals of diversity? Join us for an exclusive conversation with Gary Stewart, CEO and Co-Founder of The Nest, as we explore the issues facing black entrepreneurs and how we can move forward to create lasting change in the tech space. The session will be moderated by Regina Bain ‘98, MFA 01, with the live audience Q&A managed by Wendy Maldonado D’Amico ‘93.

Legal Considerations for an Initial Fundraise

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Over 50 people joined us at Perkins Coie LLP in NYC for an in-depth discussion on legal considerations for founders while considering an initial fundraise. Accelerate Yale’s Adam Brenner '05 and Mitchell Raab '95 of Olshan led the conversation.

2019 & Beyond with Yale Founders & CEOs

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Yale founders & CEOs share their journeys in launching and building companies, including lessons they've learned along the way and the directions that they see their industries heading in 2019.

Winter Drinks with 8VC's BG

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Yalies joined Bhaskar Ghosh "BG" ('95 PhD) for an intimate evening in Midtown to learn more about the exciting work he is doing with the premier Silicon Valley venture capital firm 8VC.

Yale-Harvard Pre-Game Reception

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Yale and Harvard entrepreneurs, innovators, and tech professionals connected over cocktails & hors d'oeuvres.


This event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of WilmerHale & Its Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice Group.

New York Autumn Happy Hour

Monday, October 29, 2018

Innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, and tech colleagues mingled at our Autumn Happy Hour.

This event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Perkins Coie LLP.

Society, Innovation, and Food

Monday, July 16, 2018

On a rainy but cheerful evening, a crowd of Yale alumni and friends gathered at COFFEED’s flagship location in Long Island City for a thought-provoking and tasteful discussion about entrepreneurship and social good in the food business. Our terrific panelists were Ben Conniff, Co-Founder and President of Luke‘s Lobster; Jesse Gould, Founder of Ox Verte; and Frank Raffaele, founder of COFFEED, with moderator Linda Goode Bryant, Founder & President of Project Eats.​

Accelerate Yale Tech Career Day

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Featuring candid conversations with some of our most notable alumni founders, operators and investors, this year's event will explore the many facets of what it means to "work in tech" today and how to build a successful career in the industry — with and without a CS degree.

Blockchain, a System of Trusted Sharing

Sunday, April 29, 2018

The press surrounding the wild ride of Bitcoin’s valuation mostly misses the larger story of blockchain, the transformational technology that underpins Bitcoin. Organizations that work to stay ahead of consumer, client and service expectations appreciate the power of blockchain to alter paradigms. This insightful event explored the social impact effects of this emergent technology.

A production of ConsenSys Social Impact, in partnership with the Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance and Accelerate Yale.

Spring 2018 Happy Hour

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Accelerate Yale hosted a Spring Happy Hour at the Grey Lady in New York.

New York Event: Fintech

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Yale FinTech presented an intimate event at the Barclays Accelerator in NYC with Seth Wheeler, Former Senior Advisor to President Obama for Financial Services. Financial services entrepreneurs and executives joined as Seth led a discussion on why this election matters for Fintech and what entrepreneurs need to know about Washington.  

Yale Campus Event: Fintech

Monday, March 28, 2016

FinTech businesses are disrupting settled practices in payments, money transfers, loans, investing, fundraising, and even litigation.  Executives in these areas spoke with students at this intimate event hosted on Yale's campus.  

 

Presented by the Yale Law and Business Society, YLS Social Entrepreneurs, and Yale FinTech.

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