Entrepreneurship


Kyle Jensen, Associate Dean and Shanna and
Eric Bass ’05 Director of Entrepreneurship &
Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Computer Science

For alumni who own their own businesses, career development is advancing company growth – leveraging entrepreneurship resources and conducting business development.  Below are resources for entrepreneurs to grow their companies and themselves.

General Resources 
  • The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI) – YEI helps move innovations from the Yale community into the marketplace.  The site includes several podcasts on topics relevant to starting a company, as well as several blog posts distilling lectures and presentations into key ideas.
  • Entrepreneurship.org – Run by the Kauffman Foundation, this site has a good resource center with information organized neatly by subtopic; e.g., Accounting & Finance, Marketing & Sales, etc.
  • Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner - Over 2000 free online videos, organized by topic, with many high-quality discussions.
  • The Business Owner’s Toolkit – On the left side toward the bottom, there is a link to a helpful guide to starting a business, and just below that, a series of simple tools to help, all free.
  • Startup Nation – More tools and tips on how to get your business started. 
  • Entrepreneur.com – Many good articles from several print publications.
  • U.S. Small Business Administration - The go-to site for research and statistics related to small business and entrepreneurship.
Social Entrepreneurship
  • Global Initiatives: Led by the Haas School at Berkeley, Global Initiatives has a great resource center for social entrepreneurship.
 
Women Entrepreneurs
Minority Entrepreneurs