The Yale Innovation Summit is a day-long event tailored to Yale innovators to encourage the sharing of new discoveries and technologies with market potential with the broader investment community.

Check out the 2017 Event Program!

Held at Yale School of Management, and presented by the Office of Cooperative Research, the event featured more 600 attendees and over 35 venture capital firms. More than $1.6M was awarded in grants and prizes.


5AM Ventures, Atlas Venture, Elm Street Ventures, Abbvie Ventures, Evolution Life Science Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, Bulldog Innovation Group, Chart Venture Partners, Nyca Partners, OrbiMed, Polaris Partners, Thayer Street Partners, Vital Venture Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Oak HC/FT, New Leaf Venture Partners, Golden Seeds, Pickwick Capital Partners, Samsung Ventures, Polaris Partners, Axiom Venture Partners, Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures, LifeSci Capital, Maverick Ventures, Eight Seven Capital, Greater Good Ventures, Trillium Medical Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures, Fairview Capital Partners, Velocity Fund Partners, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Venture Funds, Hercules Capital, Agent Capital, Lockheed Martin Ventures & Morningside Group



Yale Innovation Summit to Feature Leading Investor and Philanthropist Gerald Chan

The Yale Innovation Summit will feature Gerald Chan as a keynote speaker. Chan is the cofounder of Morningside Group—a private equity and venture capital firm that has invested in a number of biotech companies—and a noted philanthropist. He donated $350M to Harvard, his alma mater, for the renamed Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—the largest such gift in the university’s history. READ MORE.