VentureClash a live pitch competition held at Yale University’s School of Management

Event Type: 
One Day Event
Event Description: 
VentureClash aims to speed Fintech and Digital Health innovations to market by awarding capital to the most promising early-stage companies. Recognizing that it takes more than money to succeed, our $5 million global business competition also includes access to a critical network of customers, investors, mentors, and talent. VentureClash’s concluding event is a live pitch competition on Yale University’s campus with guest speaker, Governor Dan Malloy.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Yale School of Management
Connecticut Innovations
Point of Contact: 
Jessica Dodge of Connecticut Innovations
YC&E Project Lead: 
Jennifer Zuccaro
Scope of Work: 


·        Identified and booked space that aligns with programming content (E.g. Zhang Auditorium and breakout rooms)


·        Booked hotel blocks with The Study


·        Arranged full day valet services with Laz Parking


·        Coordinated all meals and breaks with School of Management catering


·        Arranged media services alongside School of Management team


·        Organized day before finalist presentation run-through 


·        Provided full day on site staff support at School of Management 


 “This was our inaugural VentureClash event and the support we received from the Yale Conferences and Events staff helped to make it a complete success. From food and beverage to audio visual needs and room bookings, there was always a Yale staff member there to field our requests. We look forward to bringing our event back to the Yale School of Management for another successful year of VentureClash in 2017.”


Lauren Carmody, Director of Marketing and Communications, Connecticut Innovations