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


Please reach out to Konstantine Drakonakis for review of your investment opportunity. Here are other links to resources within the Yale community to support your venture.


Tsai CITY aims to inspire students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to seek innovative ways to solve real-world problems. Launched in 2017, Tsai CITY serves students from across Yale’s campus through programs, funding, and mentorship.

Yale OCR

Since its founding in 1982, the Yale Office of Cooperative Research (OCR) has built a significant portfolio of inventions and patents and has grown into an engine of regional economic development. Its mission is to facilitate the translation of research from Yale’s labs into products and services that benefit society.


The Yale University Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT) is an interdisciplinary initiative to foster greater innovation in medical technology. It is a consortium of engineers, clinicians, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs to help incubate, support, implement, and potentially bring to market novel technical approaches to address under-met clinical needs. CBIT helps students, staff, and faculty commercialize biomedical ideas.


The Yale Center for Business and the Environment is building world-class resources for our community of alumni, students, academics, corporate executives, governments and NGOs in three key areas: 

  • New Models for Markets & Finance
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Intrapreneurship & Systems Change

Center for Health Care Innovation

The Center acts as a catalyst for health innovation. We focus on novel approaches in digital health, medical devices, care delivery, finance and management. To enhance success, we have assembled knowledgeable leaders and decision makers to guide the strategic evaluation, investment and development of initiatives to ensure that your idea receives proper attention and resources.

Yale Entrepreneurial Society

Founded in 1999, the Yale Entrepreneurial Society (YES) is a completely undergraduate run 501(c) 3 non-profit dedicated to promoting innovation in the Yale community. Our programs include the ELI Speaker Series, our semesterly Entrepreneurship Bootcamp workshop series, and the annual Yale Venture Challenge.

Let’s build something together.