Yale SOM strives to be integrated across Yale and the community. Below you will find resources from corporations, entrepreneurship & innovation clubs across Yale and from within the New Haven community. 


Corporate Resources


AWS Credit for SOM Entrepreneurs

Each SOM Entrepreneurs is eligible to receive the following benefits from Amazon Web services.

  • $10,000 in AWS Promotional Credit valid for 2 years
  • 1 year of AWS Business Support (up to $5,000)
  • Access to the AWS Technical and Business Essentials web-based (or instructor-led) training ($600 value per course)
  • 80 credits for Self-Paced Labs ($80 value)AWS Activate Toolbox with offers for Amazon Payments and Amazon Marketplace

Please contact Xavier Morin (xavier.morin@yale.edu) or Tejas Kataria (tejas.kataria@yale.edu) for additional details.

selected Yale Clubs


The Yale Graduate Business Society

The Yale Graduate Business Society is dedicated to promoting professional development in the areas of business, leadership and management within the Yale community. Our mission is to educate and foster leadership and entrepreneurial ideas by providing educational resources, and organizing networking and career development events.


Yale entreprenial society (yes)

The Yale Entrepreneurial Society (YES) is a student-run organization dedicated to encouraging entrepreneurship and business development in New Haven. YES was founded in 1999 by Yale undergraduates Sean Glass and Miles Lasater who later founded the ed tech startup Higher One. 

Highlights include: a newsletter, regular events and the annual Yale Venture Challenge.



The Yale Entrepreneurship Magazine is a media hub for all things entrepreneurship at Yale. YE Mag aims to spark interest in entrepreneurship by spotlighting student and alumni ventures, and we make it easy for Yale’s community to navigate the University’s vast network of entrepreneurial resources. Our website and once-a-semester publication provides coverage of on- and off-campus events, interviews with notable founders, and insights into entrepreneurial developments in the world at large.


Yale SOM Design & Innovation Club 

We are a passionate group of students at the Yale School of Management who believe understanding how to generate ideas in a constructive and iterative process is a critical skill for future leaders of business and society. Our club is function-oriented and cross-industry, educating and empowering students to apply design thinking to business challenges and catalyze innovative solutions wherever they are - whether in big companies, the government, new ventures, or beyond.


Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship (SEE)

SEE’s main objective is to foster environmental entrepreneurship at F&ES and the greater Yale community. The club will create a structured forum for student idea generation, where students can meet to discuss environmental problems and suggest potential business solutions. It will also act as a vehicle to showcase successful environment-related businesses to students. Through attracting accomplished entrepreneurial speakers and hosting environment-related business brainstorming events the club will foster a supportive community and offer valuable resources to potential F&ES student entrepreneurs.



HackYale provides student-run lectures in web development, introductory programming and design. All classes and workshops are presented free-of-charge through partnerships with the Yale College Council and the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design. Highlights include: the YHack hackathon.



TEDxYale is an organization of students working together to bring TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) to Yale. As the synthesis of two intellectual and creative powerhouses, TEDxYale not only provides a learning environment for the Yale community, but also an environment based on the sharing of ideas and stories. Highlights include: an annual TEDx event and monthly salons.




YaleMakes is a weekly playground for graphic, physical, and digital design. Make things for the fun of it, and learn from people who love their work



Elmseed is staffed entirely by Yale undergraduates dedicated to New Haven small businesses. We provide motivated entrepreneurs with access to one-on-one personalized consulting, business training, technical assistance, and a network of peer support. In doing so, Elmseed aims to empower entrepreneurs who lack the resources necessary to start or expand small businesses. 


New Haven Community


The Grove 

At the Grove we aim to position people, organizations, businesses, and communities for their effective future. The Grove is a new kind of space encouraging and supporting people in their work and the development of the new ideas that are solving the social, environmental, economic, and urban problems we face today. The Grove is more than just a space, it is a dynamic community of social innovators, independents, artists, entrepreneurs, and thinkers that are the new face of New Haven.

Make Haven

MakeHaven is community makerspace which educates and empowers people by facilitating independent interest-driven projects, hands-on experiences and access to technology.


NewHaven.io is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) developer group in New Haven, CT. If you’re interested in programming, the intertubes, and whatnot, this is the group for you.

Startup Grind New Haven 

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.


Connecticut Innovations

CI is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies. By offering equity investments, strategic guidance and introductions to valuable partners, we enable promising businesses to thrive.



Collaboratory is a small business, nonprofit, and startup support program serving New Haven. 

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Global Health & Innovation Conference

The GHIC Innovation Prize is a $10,000 and a $5,000 cash prize awarded to the two best social impact pitches presented at the 2018 Global Health & Innovation Conference. The Innovation Prize supports outstanding ideas, programs, and organizations which are locally-developed and locally-responsible.