Tag: Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

Babson San Francisco

2016 San Francisco Summer Venture Program Teams

In our pilot year, we will have 11 teams working on their ventures in San Francisco! Babson entrepreneurs will receive advisors, mentors, co-working space, and valuable resources to accelerate their business throughout the 10 week Summer Venture Program. We also have 16 teams at Babson’s main campus in Wellesley. Our first San Francisco cohort includes the…

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2016 Summer Venture Program Wellesley

Today we start the Summer Venture Program in Wellesley! We are excited to have 16 teams in the Wellesley program this year. The Summer Venture Program is a a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. SVP supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering,…

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Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

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Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On Wednesday, April 13, the Blank Center co-hosted Babson Celebrating Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®. The event took place in Knight Auditorium, where Babson College recognized this year’s four Rising Stars, announced winners of the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge,…

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Accelerator: Food Entrepreneurship

With resources like FoodSol on campus, it is no surprise that there are so many food entrepreneurs at Babson. There are many common themes we hear from food entrepreneurs in the Butler Venture Accelerator: how do I find a commercial kitchen? How can I get my food product on the shelf? What steps do I…

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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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Meet the 2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists at the Venture Expo!

Join us Wednesday, April 6 at 4:30pm and meet the semifinalists of the B.E.T.A. Challenge at the Venture Expo! Refreshments provided – we’ll also be giving out audience prizes. Don’t miss it! >> Register now to attend! Here are our 2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists!: Alumni Challenge BlueRounds (www.Bluerounds.com, @bluerounds1) is a secure, patient-centered mobile messaging…

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Babson Hatchery

Why Industrial Hemp Could Save the World

The following post is from Trevor Grode ’19, founder of J.W. Hunt Organics, a spring 2016 hatchery business. What are the biggest problems facing the world today? Climate change, globalization, health, water shortages. In short – sustainability. When you consider our rapidly dwindling natural resources and our exponentially increasing population, the question really becomes “how…

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