Author: Antonette Ho

Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurial Quotes to Live By

As Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration comes to a close, we wanted to share some entrepreneurial quotes that some of our community members live by. These quotes were collected as part of the Blank Center’s “Entrepreneurial Quotes to Live By” Instagram Contest. Enjoy! “A true entrepreneur is a doer. Not a dreamer.” “The best time…

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Antonette Ho

Marijuana and the Entrepreneur

It’s not too often that a new industry springs up seemingly overnight, but that is increasingly the case for cannabis as more and more states create regulatory environments in which consumers can purchase and consume marijuana. And this industry is not just about growing and smoking pot: join Pierce Atwood and the Blank Center on…

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Antonette Ho

Future of Fashion

The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) will be hosting its second event of the semester, The Future of Fashion, as part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. Speakers will include representatives from TJX, Life is Good, Baycrew’s Group (one of the largest fashion retailers in Japan), and Wolverine to talk about the future trends in the Fashion…

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Antonette Ho

Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017

Today marks the start of Babson’s 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Week! Babson will be celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017 from November 9-16 with a series of events and activities. The Babson events are a part of the thousands of events in 170 countries celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW. Here are this year’s events!…

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#How2Tuesday: How 2 Raise a Seed Round

Our last #How2Tuesday of the semester is on Tuesday, November 28 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Raise a Seed Round with David Chang! Join David Chang, entrepreneur, angel investor, and director of the Summer Venture Program, for a practical session on how to pitch and land your first investors. David…

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Fall 2017 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Launch Pad, the Blank Center awards about a dozen entrepreneurs each semester with access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their ventures. The undergraduate and graduate hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information amongst student entrepreneurs. Read more about the fall 2017 hatchery businesses: Graduate…

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Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Read a Term Sheet

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, November 7 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How 2 Read a Term Sheet with Angelo Santinelli! So you’ve decided to start dating (raise money) and things are getting serious with several suitors (potential investors).  One has already popped the question and others are sure…

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Three Minutes. Three Slides. 18th Annual Rocket Pitch

Today marks the 18th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pierce Atwood LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 48 presentations scheduled today from Babson students (ugrad, MSEL, MBA, CAM) and alumni, each with only three minutes and three slides to clearly and succinctly deliver the critical differentiating elements of their business…

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Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Build a Successful Company Culture

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 31 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How 2 Build a Successful Company Culture with Bryan Burdick! Every company has a culture – some by design and some by happy or unfortunate accident. Whether intentional or not, an organization’s leadership team is the primary…

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Discovering the Entrepreneur Within: Babson Students & Startup Island

This is a guest blog post from Josh Gershon, Founder of Startup Island. Startup Island is a personal and professional development program, designed to connect entrepreneurial-minded students through a travel experience. Since the companies first trip in March 2016, Babson students have become an integral part of the Startup Island community, and have been largely…

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