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SF Summer Catalyst Showcase Recap!

Our first Summer Catalyst showcase in San Francisco was a success! Leading up to the showcase, teams participated in Babson’s Summer Catalyst program, a 10 week pre-accelerator experience designed to help early stage entrepreneurs. The showcase is a culmination of the team’s hard work where they share their accomplishments to investors and the local community. To…

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Alexandra Dunk

Start Your Journey with the Butler Launch Pad

Welcome back to campus or, if you’re an incoming student, welcome! The Blank Center team is excited to support you in your entrepreneurial journey. To kick off the academic year, we have a series of info sessions to introduce you to the community and resources of the Butler Launch Pad and more. BUTLER LAUNCH PAD…

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Hailey Serna

Inside Scoop from Investors

Students from the Singapore Management University (SMU) Masters of Science in Innovation program joined our Summer Venture Program entrepreneurs for an investor panel held at Babson Boston. Five investors, Natalie Bartlett of Rough Draft Ventures, Parul Singh of Founder Collective, Sanjay Manandhar of Boston Harbor Angels, Shereen Shermak, Superangel, and TJ Mahony of Accomplice, gave…

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Hailey Serna

Week 10: Summer Venture Program 2018

It’s hard to believe that we are officially done with the 2018 Summer Venture Program. Our entrepreneurs have accomplished and grown so much these past 10 weeks and it truly showed during our culminating event, the Summer Venture Showcase. Let’s take a look at how our startups got here. The first half of the week…

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Hailey Serna

Media Relations 101

For our lunch and learn during Summer Venture Program week 9, Fleishman Hillard and Babson’s PR Department joined forces to teach our entrepreneurs all about navigating the press and media. Sarah Francomano from Fleishman Hillard, began the talk by explaining how you can tell when your company is ready for PR and describing what PR…

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Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK7: Showcase Pitches-Practice Makes Perfect!

All the Summer Catalyst teams are building momentum and perfecting their pitches just in time for the Summer Catalyst Venture Showcase on August 2nd! Until then, everyone is working hard to achieve their goals: building out their prototype, completing focus groups, outreaching to potential clients, and refining their pitch-deck. Every week, the teams check in about their…

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Hailey Serna

Weeks 9: Summer Venture Program 2018

It is hard to believe that we just completed our last week of programming for this year’s Summer Venture Program (SVP). Our startups have grown so much since the beginning of SVP. To see what our entrepreneurs have been up to all summer, check out the previous weekly blogs (after reading this one of course).…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Sports Riot

Entrepreneur Emily Cronin MBA ‘19 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company SportsRiot? At SportsRiot we create sportscentric festival experiences in unique destinations for adults looking to connect with others and celebrate a shared love of sports. I am a part of the two year MBA program here at Babson. My background…

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