YEI Innovation Fund Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 16
  • Portfolio
  • 6
  • Exits
  • 9
Exits

YEI Innovation Fund General Information

Description

Founded in 2013, YEI Innovation Fund is a seed and early-stage venture fund based in New Haven, Connecticut. The fund was created by Yale University in partnership with Connecticut Innovations and Webster Bank in order to improve access to early-stage investment capital in Connecticut. Any ventures that have participated in programs at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute are eligible to apply for this funding.

Contact Information

Website
www.yeifund.com
Year Founded
2013
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • New Haven, CT
  • United States

YEI Innovation Fund Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Mental Canvas 13-Dec-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
00000000 (00000 00 17-Jul-2018 00000 00000 0000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
000000 26-Jun-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue
0000000 000000 000 19-Apr-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Other Communications and Networking Out of Business
00000 (00000 00000 13-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue
000 11-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Food Products Out of Business
0000000 20-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
00000000000 20-Mar-2015 000000000000 0000 Medical Records Systems Out of Business
Umi 01-Jan-2015 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Food Products Out of Business
GestVision 22-Oct-2014 Angel (individual) 00000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
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YEI Innovation Fund Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
IsoPlexis 08-Oct-2021 IPO 00000
00000 (0000000000) 24-Mar-2021 000000000000000000
00000000 (00000 00 15-Jan-2020 000000000000000000
0000000 000000 000 24-Dec-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000 20-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000000 12-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
000 13-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000
Dextro 08-Feb-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
Rally.org Secondary Transaction - Private
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YEI Innovation Fund Team (2)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Boyle Ph.D Founder & Board Member 0 New Haven, CT
Robert Bettigole Investment Committee member 0 0 0 New Haven, CT
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