Tag: Bootstrapping

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Kickoff in San Francisco

This week, we are excited to kick off Babson’s Summer Catalyst Program in San Francisco with 6 teams of entrepreneurs. The Summer Catalyst Program is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience that offers co-working space, mentors, and guidance to help early-stage/seed-level entrepreneurs develop their startups. Throughout the summer, they will be working among like-minded entrepreneurs in the most…

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Jake Maude

Marijuana and the Entrepreneur

The Blank Center’s Marijuana and the Entrepreneur was both an information session on an emerging industry and a Q&A with experts in the industry, rolled into one, and has likely sparked the imagination of numerous attendees. The panel was made up of Ben Ferri, founder of Kind & Co, Mark Slater, Chief Investment Officer at…

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Babson San Francisco

Week 4: SF Summer Venture Program

Lot’s of happenings @ Babson San Francisco! We had a very eventful week including 3 all star speakers Elliott Adams (Customer Development), Armando Biondi (Growth Strategies), and Dwight Gertz (Decisions), our 5th *Hot Seat*, a Gari focus group, office hours with mentors, and we celebrated IdaRose’s birthday! Elliott, one of our SVP advisors, gave an overview of the business…

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Act, Now!

Do you have a big business idea? A way to improve a process or system at work? Maybe you really want to talk to that one person who keeps stealing your gaze away? Why not make a million dollars, get the promotion at work or begin a new relationship? Does fear, over-thinking, or over-planning tend to stop you?…

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Website Design for Entrepreneurs

Website design is the bane of many entrepreneurs’ existence, particularly if you are starting a business that does not involve e-commerce. Who wants to spend cash on an expensive website designer in the early stages? There’s a few websites now that provide professional looking templates that are easy to customize and update. They provide a…

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Fan Bi

Email Marketing for Online Start-Ups

One of the most valuable marketing tools in an online start-up company’s toolbox is email marketing. Granted, there is a thin line between “email marketing” and “spam”. It is essential to understand the difference between the two in order to conduct a successful email marketing campaign. Value One should always provide something of value in…

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Interns and Interviewing

Hire Slow, Fire Fast. Every Good Employer This season of summer brings great weather, fresh summer produce, and an abundance of college students looking to intern. This is for the most part a very American phenomenon. People who are paying $50,000 for their education every year, are willing to give up their time to work…

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