Live Pitch Competition

Schedule of Events
 // October 17, 2019
 // Yale School of Management
8:30am

Registration and check-in

9:00am

Welcome and keynote

10:00am

Company presentations

11:10am

Networking break

11:25am

Company presentations

12:35pm

Networking lunch

1:45pm

Concurrent workshops

1:45pm

Judges deliberation

2:45pm

Announcement of winners

3:15pm

Cocktail hour

Keynote Speaker
Jay Walker

Jay Walker is a U.S. entrepreneur and one of the 10 most patented living inventors. Best known as the founder of Priceline.com (Booking.com), three of Jay’s startups have each grown to serve more than 50 million customers. Since 2011, Jay has served as curator of the TEDMED conference, the health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference.

Jay is also Chairman of ApiJect Systems Corp., inventor of an ultra-low-cost, plastic prefilled syringe made possible by a high-speed “manufacture-fill-finish” process that supports rapid scale. With ApiJect, medicine and vaccine injections can be delivered at a 30 percent lower cost than the previous lowest-cost option. The company enjoys broad support from leading U.S. and global health organizations, including Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, PATH and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.