Tag: Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

Entrepreneur’s Pyramid of Success

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On December 2, Brian Kelley ’18 of Kanga Trash & Energy Systems shared his lessons learned from reading Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success at a peer-to-peer session held by the Butler Venture Accelerator.  John Wooden, the head basketball coach of Emeritus…

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Obtaining Strategic Partnerships

The following post is from Dylan Husted ’17, founder of SaveOhno.org, a fall 2015 hatchery business. While I was building SaveOhno.org’s 1.0 beta, I had the challenge of finding, reaching out, and landing strategic partnerships with relevant corporations and nonprofits for the platform. My credibility was low as a 19-year-old college student, but I ended…

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Six Insights To Being an Entrepreneur

The following post is from Hanson Grant ’16, founder of Think Board, a fall 2015 hatchery business. So you want to be an entrepreneur, great! But first, what is your rational behind this decision? Are you searching for freedom, flexibility, or following a passion? If so, this is a great place to start. Most people…

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Takeaways from the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As the kickoff event Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, an induction ceremony was held November 12 for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Two new entrepreneurship were honored for their outstanding business accomplishments and their contributions…

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Prototyping and Product Development

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. “You can make a great prototype without an engineering background. For me, it was very helpful to work with engineers at the beginning to design a prototype, then to build it myself at the Artisan’s Asylum. Now I can drive the…

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Hatchery Business: Greensole

The following post is from Shriyans Bhandari MSM’16 , founder of Greensole, a fall 2015 hatchery business. Greensole Help a needy walk miles in your shoes www.greensole.in Most inventions come from basic ideas. Innovations take place when we think hard and ask questions such as: Is the present situation ideal? Have I tried my best…

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From Ideation to Execution

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. “Every year 350 million pairs of sports shoes are thrown away as they are no longer fit to use, while 1.2 billion people wake up without having any kind of foot wear whatsoever”. This fact inspired a young entrepreneur to start…

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Moving Out of the Dorm Room and Into Co-Working Heaven

The following post is from Emily Levy ’16, founder of PICCPerfect, a fall 2015 hatchery business. My team and I were fortune enough to be given undergraduate hatchery co-working space in the basement of Coleman Hall for the Fall 2015 semester. My company, PICCPerfect, creates stylish and functional after market medical accessories, and our first…

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10 Reasons Why a Babson Student Should Study Abroad

Post by Mercedes Sierra, who studied abroad in Paris, France. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Studying abroad is something every Babson student should do! Even if you are doing a double concentration, it is still possible! I am proof of this. Babson offers different alternatives and programs in…

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