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Antonette Ho

Fashion & the Environment

The Babson Fashion Initiative will be hosting a conversation about Fashion and the Environment on Wednesday, April 11 at 3pm in the Blank Center. Prof. Caroline Daniels, FEI, will discuss the impact of Fashion on the Environment. Cheryl Kiser, Director of the Lewis Institute, will discuss Social Innovation in Fashion. CEO Kathryn Hilderbrand of The…

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Antonette Ho

2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 4 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) COI Energy Services Inc. (Prakash Bhatia MBA’10) Curious Reactor (Gideon Coltof MBA’12) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Validate a Business Idea

Bradley George, an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson, recently led a How 2 Tuesday session focused on the process of validating a business idea. He began by defining “validate” as “to demonstrate or support the truth or value of something.” Professor George explained that aspiring entrepreneurs must confirm that both their idea solves a…

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Jake Maude

Ralph Wagner | Walnut Ventures

The Walnut Ventures meeting provides a relaxed, casual setting for angel investors from diverse backgrounds. The format was similar to other investor meetings I’d attended. There was is an introduction and the pitch itself, which was followed by a round of questions. After a company presents, the entrepreneurs are asked to leave the room and…

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Emily Denoble

April Chen ’19: Female Founder Stories (Part 3)

April Chen ’19 is a Co-Founder of Gentle. In 2017, Gentle surpassed its goal on Kickstarter, raising nearly $5,500 from 120 backers. It is now a running business, with exciting developments ahead. April is also a freelance graphic designer and was involved in last year’s Summer Venture Program. Tell me about Gentle. Our mission is…

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Antonette Ho

Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

Many great entrepreneurs come at innovation through acquiring a company instead of founding one. Join the Blank Center with fellow Babson students and alumni for an evening discussion about Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition where we will explore Search Funds — the deal sourcing and financing process as well as general advice on how to evaluate and…

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Brianna Radicioni

25 Things I’ve Learned About Starting Up

Guest post by Debi Kleiman, Executive Director, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship As the director of the entrepreneurship center at Babson I see our students in action every day. They never cease to impress me with their creativity, ingenuity and drive. But it doesn’t come easy. A lot needs to go right in order…

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Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Diane Mulcahy

Diane Mulcahy is an adjunct lecturer for Babson’s MBA program. Her class “Entrepreneurship and the Gig Economy” was named by Forbes.com as one of America’s Top 10 Most Innovative Business School Classes. Professor Mulcahy is a consultant and advisor to Fortune 500 companies and startups looking to succeed in the gig economy. She is also…

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