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Emily Denoble

Brett Markinson: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Brett Markinson ’89 is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in the development of many successful businesses, including HauteLook.com, SoleSociety.com, Innovent Capital, and TheOIX.com. At Babson, he pursued concentrations in entrepreneurship and finance. Brett brings a great amount of expertise to his newest role on the Blank Center’s Advisory Board. During the recent Back…

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Demystifying the STEP Project

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in Babson’s Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and the Academic Director for Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP). He has taught entrepreneurship and family entrepreneurship courses to students at levels ranging from undergraduates to graduates and executives. Babson has recently emphasized the importance of…

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Demystifying the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

Dr. Donna Kelley is a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and serves as the Frederic C. Hamilton Chair of Free Enterprise. Her research in global entrepreneurship has been published in journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. She sat down with me to discuss her extensive…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: William B. Gartner

Professor William B. Gartner is a prominent researcher of entrepreneurship and has won several prestigious awards for his work. We are thrilled that he has joined Babson’s entrepreneurship division this year! I recently called Professor Gartner to learn what excites him about his new role and how he hopes to engage the Babson community. What…

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How 2 Understand Investor Agreements: A Play in 3 Acts

For our final How 2 Tuesday of the academic year, the Blank Center invited law firm Morgan Lewis to explain the basics of angel and venture capital investor agreements. Morgan Lewis provides invaluable services to emerging businesses and is a generous sponsor of the Blank Center. The creative presentation was titled “Angel Financing: A Play…

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How 2 Use Google AdWords

Do you have a website? Have you wondered how to use Google AdWords to increase traffic to your site? At a recent How 2 Tuesday event, Nicholas Bourdon taught us how. Nicholas is a sophomore at Babson and serves as the Vice President of the newly-established undergraduate organization Babson CODE. He took an “Ultimate Google…

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SVP Advisor Profile: Keith Hopper

The Blank Center is delighted that Keith Hopper is part of the 2017 Summer Venture Program team as an advisor for the second consecutive year! Keith is an invaluable resource to the Boston startup community and the SVP teams. We recently chatted about how being an advisor for SVP differs from typical mentor relationships and…

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How 2 Sell Early-Stage Tech

Wondering how to sell your early-stage tech business? The Blank Center welcomed Janet Comenos, CEO of Spotted Media, to a How 2 Tuesday event to share how to acquire your first group of customers. Janet founded Spotted Media to provide a way for brands to advertise using photos of celebrities in their day-to-day lives using…

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2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 2

Babson’s 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April named four undergraduate and graduate alumni as Rising Star honorees. The first two alumni were Jamie Kent ’09 and Abby Speicher Carroll MBA’15. The final Rising Star nominees were Karim El-Gamal MBA’11, and Michael Kasseris MBA’11, who founded Rail Trail Flatbread Company…

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