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Question Everything

Why hello there! I am Greg Reichardt and I am currently starting a company called Terravia with my two friends Connor Dahlberg and Alex Goldman. Terravia is a travel company that provides themed based trips and an in trip service promoting local culture and lifestyle that is supported by a collaborative community. I have learned…

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Jossle Action Marketing Makes College Better

Jossle Action Marketing Imagine a flash mob of sales reps at any campus of your choice. Wishful thinking? Not with Jossle it isn’t. Jossle is an innovative, action marketing company made for college students by college students. Started by a group of Babson College entrepreneurs, Jossle allows any college student to acquire free branded gear…

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Forms of Business Organization Bootcamp

The Butler Venture Accelerator Program in collaboration with Pepper Hamilton LLP (http://www.pepperlaw.com) hosted a boot camp to help Babson entrepreneurs better understand the basics of business entity formation. Matthew Gilman and Steven London, representatives from Pepper Hamilton, spoke about the different forms of business organization, criteria in selecting appropriate form, formation of a corporation and…

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Taking the Leap – My Journey to Vedavoo

Ever since I started the evening program at Babson, the same question has been asked at the beginning of every entrepreneurial focused class: What stops people from becoming entrepreneurs? There are a number of answers, but the one that always had the most relevance for me was, “It is scary.” Lets be honest here, no…

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The first semester of 88 acres

Launching a company while in business school is an awesome idea – don’t wait to do it after you graduate.  The resources that have been at our disposal are nothing short of extraordinary – professors have been genuinely interested and willing to help, class projects have allowed us to fine tune our business plan, presentations…

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Antonette Ho

The Investor Pitch

Although it is winter in New England, here at the Blank Center we are gearing up for the summer. We’ve locked down our dates for this year’s Summer Venture Program (SVP), a 10-week program that supports the most promising MBA and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin Engineering and Wellesley Colleges. Demo Day is the culmination…

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How to Divide Equity amongst Co-founders

When co-founding a business, a major question that the co-founders face is how to divide equity. It can be difficult to discuss this especially when co-founders are friends, which is very common. Having the discussion with co-founders is very important. These discussions are normally about past contributions of the business partners, the involvement of the…

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Great new collaboration tool

I work a lot remotely.  I mean a lot.  When you are running a business that involves coordinating with 11 different people, some in New Zealand, some in Australia, some in England and some in Boston you spend a lot of time in virtual meetings.  Add to this – we are currently building a new service…

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Best Place for Entrepreneurship?

The best place for entrepreneurship is definitely in the Boston area. There are hundreds of startups each year, some make it, many do. Entrepreneurship is the culture in this college cluster. This is the best place to learn entrepreneurship, however it is often  far from your best entrepreneurial place. The best place to practice entrepreneurship…

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