The CSIF is a $3.75 million fund that invests up to $100,000 in qualifying Yale startups.


Get funding
for your startup

College Street Innovation Fund supports innovative student founded and student/faculty co-founded ventures.

About the Fund

The College Street Innovation Fund (CSIF) was initially created by Yale University in partnership with Connecticut Innovations and Webster Bank as the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI) Innovation Fund.

The CSIF offers pre-seed funding to the most promising Yale startups to provide support to early stage investment capital in Connecticut.

Take a look at our portfolio.

We have invested in Yale startups in sectors such as food, software, and ridesharing.

Have an Idea?

Contact us! When you are ready, apply for funding by submitting
the required application documents to