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Past 2010 Sabin Prize Events

2010 Sabin Prize Finalist Presentations and Award Ceremony

If you thought the duel between the Green Bride Guide and Grassland Meats was intense in 2009, wait until you see the environmental ventures in 2010! Join Andy Sabin and his bulldog colleagues in the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize 2010 finals. The winner of the prize will receive a $25,000 check from Mr. Sabin and Dean Sharon Oster.

There will be free breakfast, lunch, and raffle prizes, including an iPod Touch! You have to be here to win! Start Dreaming...Start Venturing!

When:
April 28, 2010 | 8:00 – 2:00PM

Where: New Haven Lawn Club (193 Whitney Avenue, across the street from the Peabody)
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Professional Development Workshop: Developing Skills for 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:
March 26, 2010 | 1:00 – 2:30PM

Where: SOM A-30
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Professional Development Workshop: Understanding Basic 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:
February 26, 2010 | 1:00 – 2:30PM

Where: SOM A-30
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Entrepreneurship in Agriculture: Nurturing and Investing in Companies that Make Agriculture More Sustainable
Join Janine Yorio, Managing Director of NewSeed Advisors, and Jessica Bloomgarden, Chief Marketing Officer of AeroFarms, in this special presentation on advising and investing in companies that make agriculture more sustainable.
When:
February 23, 2010 | 5:30 – 7:00PM

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


Sabin Prize 2009 Winner Presentation: Kate Harrison of the Green Bride Guide
Join Kate Harrison, founder and CEO of The Green Bride Guide, for a presentation on starting and running a web-based green business and how she has acquired the resources to grow her company.
When:
February 9, 2010 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: SOM A51
Cost: Free and open to the public
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:
January 22, 2010 | 1:00 – 2:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm A30
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Sabin Prize Team Building and Informational Study Break
Have a great idea for an environmental for-profit business? Ready to write a business plan and looking for inspiration? Want to meet other students and faculty to help realize your vision? Do you have what it takes to be our next $25,000 winner?
When:
January 12, 2010 | 7:00 – 9:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Knobloch Environmental Center
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Entrepreneurship in Investments: Angel Investing with the Clean Energy Venture Group
Join Ralph Earle, Managing Director of the Clean Energy Ventures Group, in this special presentation on investing in start-up clean energy companies.
When:
December 10, 2009 | 5:00 – 6:30PM

Where: McDougal Center at 320 York Street (Room 119 HGS)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute


Entrepreneurship in Sustainability - People Safe and Planet Safe with QCollection
Join Jesse Johnson, co-founder and CEO of the Q COLLECTION + Q COLLECTION Junior, in this special presentation on starting and running a sustainable products company.
When:
November 12, 2009 | 5:30 – 7:00PM

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


Entrepreneurship at Yale: Yale Alumni Leading the Way
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur at Yale, come and listen to your fellow alumni on the challenges of being an innovator and learn more about resources available for you at Yale University.
When:
September 10, 2009 | 7:00 – 8:00PM

Where: Hall of Graduate Studies in Room 119 (320 York Street)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Entrepreneurial Society and the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale