INAUGURAL PITCH OFF RECAP
The inaugural Yale Angels Pitch Off occurred virtually on February 23, 2021, and focused on historically under-represented founders in the Yale community. The event was sponsored by the Yale Office of Development and DLA Piper.
Our judges reflected both diversity and outstanding acumen. They included:
YALE ALUMNI THAT MADE THIS EVENT POSSIBLE
Six seasoned Yale alumni investors helped us cull submissions, provide independent review and minimize bias in the process:
Fredua Akosa (MPH)
Donna Lecky (SOM)
Kodjo Adovor (SOM)
Chris Hill (YC)
Rebecca Liu-Doyle (YC)
Charlotte Ross (YC)
Three Yale alumni stepped forward to offer valuable pro bono assistance to the five finalists. They included:
This event was sponsored by the Yale Office of Development and DLA Piper. This competition was co-sponsored by the Yale Black Alumni Association (YBAA), Yale Latino Alumni Network (YLAN), Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA), Yale GALA -Yale University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans Alumni Network, YaleWomen, and 1stGenYale.