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Past 2011 Sabin Prize Events

Professional Workshop: Intro to Accounting and Financial Modeling

Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in constructing financial models and understanding basic accounting for the Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize.

Lunch will be provided. Please bring your laptop.

When:
January 20, 2012 | 12:00 – 2:00PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm B60
Cost: Free to Yale Students and Faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Insights on Environmental Finance and Sustainability Investing

The Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize Speaker Series invites you to a conversation with Mark DeAngelis, the CEO and Founder of Macro Climate Solutions, LLC, a diversified environmental company formed to provide strategic advisory services to, and make principal investments in, global environmental markets.

In addition, at the conclusion of the event, CBEY will announce the winners of the Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grants for 2012.

When:
December 14, 2011 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (light refreshments provided)
Organizer: CBEY


Environmental Business Pioneers at Yale
Join environmental business pioneers at Yale this Thursday. Justin Freiberg (CMO, Encendia), Michael Sesko (CEO, Encendia) and Max Uhlenhuth (Founder, SilviaTerra) will share their success stories at the panel discussion. Bring your entrepreneurial ideas and make it come true. This event is brought to you by the Sabin Prize with the partnership of Yale Entrepreneurial Institute.


When:
November 17, 2011 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: G-01, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment at Yale


Saying YES to Entrepreneurship in New Haven
When:
November 3, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Steinbach Hall, 52 Hillhouse Ave
Cost: Free - Lunch will be provided
Organizer: CBEY


Professional Development Workshop: Market Research
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in assessing the market for their products, services, projects or programs for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
October 28, 2011 | 12:00 – 2:00PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm A60
Cost: Free to Yale Students and Faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Opening Solyndra's Box: Entrepreneurship and Energy -- Where does energy innovation and deployment policy go from here?
Guest Speaker: Patrick Von Bargen of Quinn Gillespie Associates
When:
September 29, 2011 | 11:45AM

Where: GM Room, 55 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost:
Organizer:


2011 Sabin Prize Finalist Presentations and Award Ceremony

Join the finalists of the 2011 Sabin Environmental Venture Prize as they make their final presentations before the judges. At the end of the day, the judges will award the winning proposal with $25,000.

Every audience member can enter a free raffle to win an iPad 2. Join us for this ceremony celebrating the best in environmental entrepreneurship!

When:
March 31, 2011 | 12:00 – 5:00PM

Where: Greenberg Conference Center - 391 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Professional Development Workshop: Business Writing and Presentations
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in successfully communicating their ideas for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
February 11, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm A60 - please observe the room change
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Mission Markets: Creating a Comprehensive Online Marketplace for Sustainability Investing

Join David Meyers (SOM '99) for a discussion on Mission Markets' platform for sustainability investing and the opportunities it presents for investment in social and environmental capital.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
February 9, 2011 | 5:00 – 6:30PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall (205 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and online webinar
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Professional Development Workshop: Introduction to Accounting and Financial Modeling
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in understanding the basics in accounting and financial modeling to assist them with their applications for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
January 21, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm B60
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


The Race for .ECO Internet Domain: Implications for the Environmental Community
Join Anastasia O'Rourke (Ph.D, F&ES '09) for a discussion on the race for the .ECO internet domain; and the opportunity and risks it poses to the global environmental community.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
January 19, 2011 | 6:00 – 7:30PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and sign-up for the online webinar
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Building an Environmentally-Focused Tech Venture: SilviaTerra's Winning Bid for the 2010 Sabin Prize

Join Zack Parisa (Yale Forestry '09) and Max Uhlenhuth (Yale College '12) in their discussion of their winning bid for the 2010 Sabin Prize and recent developments in their new business, SilviaTerra, a provider of accurate forest inventory solutions.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
December 9, 2010 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium (195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public (reception to follow)
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Professional Development Workshop: Completing a Market Assessment
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in assessing the market for their products, services, projects or programs for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
December 3, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm B60
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Cleantech Investing Principles: The Twelve P's to Investing in Good Energy

Join Howard Berke, Chairman and Co-founder of Konarka Technologies for a discussion on clean tech investing principles and his 30 years of experience in the clean tech investing arena.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
November 15, 2010 | 4:30 – 5:30PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall (205 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and sign-up for the online webinar
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Entrepreneurship in Energy: Save Money and Save the Planet One Community at a Time with Earth Markets

Join Kerry O'Neill (President and CEO) and Bryan Garcia (Chief Community Officer) of Earth Markets who will discuss the challenges of starting up a business focused on making it affordable to bring clean energy and energy efficiency technologies into the homes of a community.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
September 28, 2010 | 5:00 – 6:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium (195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and sign-up for the online webinar (reception to follow)
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment