Tag: Butler Venture Accelerator

September 29 Student Showcase!

The Blank Center, Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD), and the Weissman Scholarships Program will be hosting a student showcase to highlight the different experiences Babson students had during their summer 2016 break. This event will be held on Thursday, September 29, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Hollister Atrium. Here are the students…

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How 2 Acquire Customers Online

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Earlier this spring, we were lucky to have Dan Marques’07 for a #How2Tuesday! Dan is a data-driven marketer and entrepreneur and is currently the director of Online Marketing at Talbots. He started his career at Vistaprint managing SEO and SEM, and…

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How 2 Understand Fund Economics

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Earlier this spring, the Blank Center was lucky to have Amy Choi’07, MS’07, Brendan Quinn M’12 and Derek Scalf from Silicon Valley Bank host a #How2Tuesday. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Andrew Corbett

I recently sat down with Professor Andrew Corbett to discuss the start of the school year and plans for Babson’s Butler Venture Accelerator.  As part of the Accelerator program, the Blank Center works closely with the entrepreneurship faculty in curating, building and innovating the resources for student and alumni entrepreneurs.  As Professor Corbett shared what…

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Not Sure What Route Your Startup Is On?

Not sure what route your startup is on? Make your next stop Butler! The Butler Venture Accelerator provides resources to entrepreneurs at all stages, including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more. The Butler Venture Accelerator is where you take action. It’s where you turn ideas into reality. This fall…

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Emily Denoble

Summer Reflection

Having the opportunity to work with the Butler Venture Accelerator and Summer Venture Program (SVP) this year opened my eyes to the severely challenging yet incredibly rewarding reality of entrepreneurship. Despite frequent challenges, the entrepreneurs I worked with always maintained hope. This appears to be a common thread between successful business people- having the confidence…

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Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

  Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits! Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…

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Emily Denoble

SVP Wellesley Commencement Speaker: Guy Kawasaki

For the final Lunch and Learn of the 2016 Summer Venture Program, our speaker was none other than marketing guru Guy Kawasaki. Kawasaki has authored thirteen books and was on Apple’s marketing team in 1984. He is jovial and speaks in metaphors, equating our fast-paced way of life to Tinder and the importance of quick…

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Emily Denoble

Verbal and Nonverbal Presentation Techniques

Remember Amy Cuddy’s 2012 TED Talk in which she introduced the importance of “power posing?” She studied whether our nonverbals affect how we think and feel about ourselves, and as it turns out, they do. Cuddy found that people who for two minutes posed in “high power” positions, consisting of stretching out and taking up…

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