YEI – Seeking new Program Director

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YEI – Seeking new Program Director

YEI is now looking for a full-time Program Director to create and direct YEI’s entrepreneurial programming, manage the signature annual YEI Summer Fellowship program and expand programmatic offerings throughout the calendar year. This individual will also act as YEI’s primary liaison with other innovation centers on campus, as well as with Yale College and oversee YEI’s graduate and professional school programs. Full description and application are available [...]

BioScience ClubhouseCT – March 31

Attend on Tuesday, March 31, when Bioscience ClubhouseCT presents Detecting and Clarifying Complex Single-Cell Immunological Data for patients and clinicians at The Study at Yale in New Haven, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Sean Mackay, CEO of IsoPlexis will lead the discussion, co-founder of the novel biotech assay and diagnostics venture with Yale Professor Dr. Rong Fan. IsoPlexis is developing software and cell analysis which harnesses cell [...]

Connecticut’s Investment in an Expanding Tech Ecosystem

Connecticut is gaining a reputation for its growing tech ecosystem in diverse areas including biomechanics, advanced materials, optics, alternative energy, drug development and manufacturing technology. What’s behind this? Strong collaborative relationships between innovative entrepreneurs, universities and large companies with specialized resources. For example: At the University of Connecticut, Eric Sirois, Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering founded Dura BioTech at the UConn Technology Incubator Program, and has received $400,000 in awards including a federal [...]

Comcast Business Announces Entrepreneurial Competition

Comcast Business to Award more than $600,000 in Cash and Services to Tech Savvy Entrepreneurs through Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Program  National competition will award business owners up to $25,000 cash, services from Comcast Business and consultation from business experts, including Marcus Lemonis and Robert Irvine Philadelphia – March 5, 2014 – Comcast Business and Inc. Magazine today launched “Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs,” a national competition that [...]

Technology Incubators Post Impressive Gains

Technology-focused incubators long have been praised by economic development professionals for their essential role in helping entrepreneurs succeed and populating regional economies with high-tech jobs. A number of incubators recently have unveiled data to support that view, including the first impact report from Detroit's TechTown and an annual progress report from the Birmingham Innovation Depot, which posted impressive results in 2011. Recent announcements of new [...]

Tech Trends – article picks from SSTI staff, Week of 03/19/12

U.S. Angel Investment More Diffuse than Venture Capital, According to Report Though California remains the leading state for U.S. angel investment, 79 percent of angel deals and 70 percent of angel dollars were invested outside of the state in 2011, according to the first edition of the new Halo Report. The report, produced by the Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank and CB Insights, also found [...]

IT-Intensive Firms Likely to Create More Jobs, Report Finds

Discovering the ideal conditions for entrepreneurs to succeed is a topic widely researched in today's economy. Most researchers will agree that having access to capital, a culture conducive for risk, and skilled workers are key components. A new report from the Technology CEO Council (TCC) adds that powerful and affordable new technologies, and companies that harness them, are at a greater advantage than ever before [...]