YES at Yale


About
YES is a completely undergraduate-student-run and independent 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship at Yale.

Mission
Offer educational and networking opportunities to foster new venture creation and economic development
Organize campus and regional events and conferences to encourage entrepreneurship at Yale and in the community
Publish information concerning entrepreneurial news, events, and opportunities for the Yale community
Provide resources to assist Yale entrepreneurs in their endeavors
Maintain a forum for discussion of new business ideas

Description
Founded in 1999, the Yale Entrepreneurial Society (YES) is Yale’s principal business organization. YES is a completely undergraduate-student-run and independent 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in the greater Yale community. YES coordinates and supports educational resources, seed capital, and networking and mentorship opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs to bring Yale ideas and innovations into the world and create dynamic new ventures that contribute to the revitalization of New Haven. YES’s principal initiatives include our annual Yale Venture Challenge competition, our regional conferences, Yale’s business publication the Yale Entrepreneur, and our New Haven High Schools Entrepreneurship Initiative.