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Entrepreneurship & Start-up

This is a community for those interested in all areas of Entrepreneurship & Start-ups to explore news, resources and events from the CDO, SOM Clubs and broader Yale.

  • Entrepreneurship & Start-ups

  • Students interested in entrepreneurship typically aim to launch their own venture at some point in their career, although many accept job offers at established firms for internship or after graduation. Others explore opportunities to wear multiple hats, follow their passion for an industry or product and see the visible impact of their work.

    Sample employers include: Advasys, ARIX Technologies, Brio, Crisp & Crude, Hot Monkey Nuts, Motif Foodworks, ReRent, Thermaband, Triple Bottom Brewing and Wally Health.

How to Launch a Startup as an International Student

By Annie Blay July 11, 2022

The thought of launching your startup while in university might be overwhelming. Figuring out how to secure work authorization to launch your startup and possibly drop out of university might feel impossible. But …

By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Director, Career Education and Coaching
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5 Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Throughout my years in business, I’ve made plenty of “mistakes”—although I firmly believe there are no mistakes, only learning experiences. I’ve also picked up a few tips along the way. They’ve helped me to succeed in founding and running several …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship

Three former corporate executives who migrated to the start-up world share their stories and tips.

By some estimates, three start-ups are born every second. Disruption and the rise of the gig economy explain only part of this start-up mania. A …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Career Resources

Skill Building

Entrepreneurship: Finding and Testing Your Business Idea

Dave Crenshaw
The prospect of starting your own business from scratch can feel at once exhilarating and overwhelming. Before you launch a…

Entrepreneurship Foundations

Kim Kaupe
View Kim’s LinkedIn Newsletter Join Kim Kaupe as she shares the steps to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Kim begins by…

Entrepreneurship: Bootstrapping Your Business

Kim Kaupe
View Kim’s LinkedIn Newsletter Bootstrapping—starting and growing a business without outside funding—allows founders to play by their own rules. Curious…