Tag: Blank Center

Takeaways from the 2016 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame, was held November 10 as the kickoff event of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week. Two new entrepreneurs were recognized for their outstanding business achievements and their contributions towards society. This year’s…

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The Angel Investor Portfolio

I recently had the privilege to attend an Angel Portfolio Workshop, hosted by the Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top angel groups in the country. Attendees were members of the Boston Harbor Angels who had diverse portfolios and a variety of experiences as angel investors. It was a lively discussion where participants shared best…

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Blank in Boston – Product Launch Workshop

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. We’re excited to be at Babson’s Boston Campus for our next event – an in depth product launch workshop! Forget raising capital, the real test of an entrepreneur is the ability to successfully launch their product or idea. However, launching and finding…

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Fall 2016 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Venture Accelerator, 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 2016 hatchery businesses:  …

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Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Tomorrow marks the start of Babson’s 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week! From November 10-17, Babson will be hosting a series of events and activities celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW. Celebrated in 160 countries, GEW brings together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuity through local, national, and global activities. Here…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Brad George

Professor. World traveler. Sustainability. Dance studio. What do these things have in common? Brad George! Professor George has been part of the Babson community for the last ten years. During the last decade, Professor George has advised students and educators from all the around the world. He has also practiced being an entrepreneur – through…

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#How2Tuesday: How to Use Storytelling

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, November 8 at 5pm! How 2 Use Storytelling with Lakshmi Balachandra, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson! This session focuses on what entrepreneurs should consider when crafting their pitches – specifically, the how stories can capture investors’ interest when entrepreneurs pitch their ventures for funding.  Participants will…

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Three Minutes. Three Slides. 17th Annual Rocket Pitch

Today marks the 17th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pierce Atwood LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 86 presentations scheduled today from Babson students (ugrad, MSEL, MBA), Wellesley College students and Babson alumni, each with only three minutes and three slides to clearly and succinctly deliver the critical differentiating elements…

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Lula Technologies, Inc. Wins SoFi Entrepreneur Program Pitch Competition at Babson

Undergraduate hatchery team Lula Technologies, Inc. (Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19 and Michael Vega-Sanz ’19) won the SoFi Entrepreneur Program Pitch Competition at Babson on October 24. Lula competed against four other graduate and undergraduate startups. The winner received a $2,000 cash prize from SoFi and automatic entry into the SoFi Entrepreneur Program. Congratulations to all participants!…

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