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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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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Waec

Entrepreneurs Brett Wagner MS‘18 Sarveshwaran Jayaraman Neal Wagner Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Waec? Waec’s mission is to make things more accessible for everybody and to do it in a way that minimizes disturbances in urban environments. We make small, safe, secure, and autonomous ground drones that travel on sidewalks…

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Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Catalyst Showcase (August 2, 2018)

Join the Babson Bay Area community to network and hear pitches from the Summer Catalyst entrepreneurs. Summer Catalyst is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience in San Francisco designed to help early stage/seed-level entrepreneurs through co-working and access to the SF/Silicon Valley ecosystem. Let’s celebrate their business ventures and accomplishments together! Date: Thursday August 2nd Time:…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Shay Jaffar

Entrepreneur Shaymaa Gaafar MBA ‘19 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company Shay Jaffar? Shay Jaffar is a luxury fashion brand that aims to curate glamorous fashionable clothes to leave modest women feeling empowered. It has been a dream of mine since I was a kid to have my own fashion brand…

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Hailey Serna

2018 Startup Profile: exclusive.ai

Entrepreneur Hari Mahesh ‘19 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company exclusive.ai? exclusive.ai is a fashion intelligence company that focuses on predicting the future of fashion with data. We are enabling our customers to be at the forefront of fashion with our proprietary algorithms and data-driven insights. So to run through the…

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Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK6: Jed Christiansen, TechStars + Showcase Prep

With only a handful of weeks left in the program, participants have been perfecting their pitches in preparation for the Summer Catalyst Showcase. Although every participant has been working hard to make progress in their own respective venture, it’s refreshing to see everyone in the program actively sharing resources and supporting each other. This week’s…

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