PhD Pathways in Entrepreneurship, Startups, and VCs

Interested in entrepreneurship, venture capital (VC), or startups? Explore the following resources to learn more about these career paths after a Ph.D. in STEM! 

Learn from GSAS Alums

Colleen Cuffaro
Partner at Canaan Ventures
PhD ’14, Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Colleen’s Recommended Resources

Natalie Ma
Entrepreneur, Synthetic Biologist, and World Traveler
PhD ’16, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Anna Barry
Venture Partner at Deerfield Management
PhD ’98, Biophysical Chemistry
Margaret Cartiera
Innovation Director at Yale University
PhD ’07, Biomedical Engineering


Gain Relevant Experience

Click here for a full list of Innovation Centers at Yale!

Additional Resources

By Jacob Gonzalez (he/him)
Jacob Gonzalez (he/him) Senior Associate Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services