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Emily Denoble

How 2 Raise a Seed Round

The Blank Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, a firm that helps nonprofits raise more money and build better relationships with donors. In the last year, Gravyty raised a seed round and returned to campus to help Babson startups to do the same. One of…

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GoBag: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Serial entrepreneur Andres Valencia, MBA’15, participated in the 2014 Summer Venture Program with the company GoBag, which sold customizable and lightweight water bottles. Although GoBag is no longer in operation, Andres’ entrepreneurial spirit means that he is always looking for new opportunities. Most recently, this passion led him to Indonesia! What made you want to…

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Summer Community

Interested in joining an exciting and supportive entrepreneurial cohort as you accelerate your business this summer? Consider applying to The Blank Center’s Summer Community! The Summer Community, which piloted last year, is built around the pillars of community and accountability – both of which are vital to the success of an entrepreneur. This opportunity provides…

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How 2 Build a Personal Board of Advisors

Sarah Hodges, MBA’10, is the driving force behind extremely successful consumer and enterprise startups and, last year, entered the venture capital world as a partner at Pillar VC. Sarah recently stopped by the Blank Center to speak about the importance of having a personal board of advisors. For those who are unfamiliar, a personal board…

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FedWell: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Pet food entrepreneur Emily Lagasse, MBA’15, participated in the 2013 Summer Venture Program with her company, Fedwell. Fedwell’s products are based on home cooked recipes Emily used to heal her dog after he fell sick. Her wholesome pet food and treats allow people to treat their dogs like family more than ever before. What made…

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How 2 Avoid Top Startup Mistakes

Startups commonly make the same legal mistakes. Jack Steele, a lawyer at Pierce Atwood LLP, who works with new businesses, recently visited Babson and shared how to avoid these familiar problems. Presenting with him was Joanna Geisinger, MBA ’17 and founder of TORq Interface. TORq Interface is a platform that allows hospitals and medical device…

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Mighty Well: Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 4)

Emily Levy ’16 is brightening lives every day. Her business, Mighty Well, creates functional and stylish medical apparel and accessories for patients, their loved ones, and medical professionals. She won the B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2016, applying because she was seeking validation for her business and wanted to be fast-tracked into MassChallenge. The chance to win…

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