Tag: Business Models

Emily Denoble

Hostel Point: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 4)

When you travel to a new country and stay in a hostel, you probably don’t know what to expect from the experience. Will your roommates be yoga fanatics or would they rather go bungee jumping? This uncertainty is what drove Leonardo Robligio to create Hostel Point, Co. This in-house social platform allows guests to communicate…

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Antonette Ho

What’s the business model of your venture?

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Professor Andrew Corbett and Professor Erik Noyes hosted two business model sessions for Butler Venture Accelerator cohort members on October 6, helping them revisit the business model and walking them through how to articulate theirs. Business model, by definition, is the…

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Emily Denoble

SVP Alumni Tips

The Wellesley Summer Venture Program recently welcomed back two of its recent alumni to speak to the current cohort. Dylan Husted (CEO of SaveOhno, SVP’15), and Emily Lagasse (Founder of Fedwell Pet Foods, SVP’13), participated in an informal panel and shared advice that we believe entrepreneurs at all stages can benefit from. When did you…

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Han Tran

Meet the Founder: Mike Salguero, CEO of CustomMade

Michael Salguero is a Babson M’09 alum and CEO of CustomMade, an online marketplace that connects buyers who want to purchase custom furniture and jewelry goods to the professional makers of those goods. Since its acquisition in 2009, CustomMade has grown into a community of more than 12,000 Makers. The company has recently received $18M…

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Han Tran

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2013 – Robin Chase

Robin Chase is the founder and CEO of Buzzcar, a service that enables car owners and car drivers to share and rent cars. She was also the co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the innovative car sharing reservation service. Babson was fortunate to have her speak at the closing remarks of the annual Babson Entrepreneurship…

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