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Babson Student Entrepreneurs: MSEL Class of 2016

As a Social Media Ambassador this year, I’ve had so much fun sharing my Babson experiences with you, especially if you are considering making Babson your home. When talking to prospective students, I think the most common questions asked are, “What are students up to? Are they starting their own businesses?” Because my program, M.S.…

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How 2 Make Sure You Don’t Get Sued

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Earlier this month, we were honored to have Jack Steele from Pierce Atwood LLP, a premier law firm with a catalyst team that consists of experienced business advisors, host How 2 Make Sure You Don’t Get Sued. Experienced with helping entrepreneurs…

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#How2Tuesday: How 2 Understand Fund Economics

The Blank Center’s last #How2Tuesday of the semester is on Tuesday, April 26 at 5pm: How 2 Understand Fund Economics – and why it matters – with  Silicon Valley Bank! During this interactive session, you will learn about different fund structures, the current fund environment and what it looks like when investments are realized. More…

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#How2Tuesday: How 2 Build a Board

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 19 at 5pm! How 2 Build a Board of Advisors with Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty! Come learn how Gravyty built an advisory board of analytics PhDs, industry experts, experienced CEOs, and academic leaders to help drive their business forward. Gravyty will…

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Founder Stories from the Babson Hatchery

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On April 8, we were honored to have three hatchery members for Founder Friday! They shared their entrepreneurial experiences with us as well as valuable advice for future entrepreneurs. The first hatchery member we met was Brendan Barbato ’17. Inspired by…

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2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finals! Who Will Win $20k?

In less than 24 hours, nine Babson entrepreneurs will present their ventures for a chance to win $20k cash during the B.E.T.A. Challenge finals! The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni challenges each win $20,000 in cash plus “services in kind” donations…

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How 2 Read a Term Sheet: The Connection

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. We were so lucky to have Professor Santinelli host a #How2Tuesday on how to read a term sheet. He described the relationship between Venture Capitalists and Startups as dating. Before VCs decide to invest in a Startup (before you get married),…

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Crowdfunding Tips from Teplo

The following post is from Kazu Kawanobe M’16, founder of Load&Road, LLC, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Crowdfunding is getting popular for entrepreneurs to raise fund. If you have an awesome idea, you should definitely use it. We developed Teplo, the world 1st smart bottle for tea drinkers, and successfully raised over $73,000 with 1,200…

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