Tag: Entrepreneurs

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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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole, a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need, is looking to scale up through an Indiegogo campaign this month. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16 and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone of helping 10,000…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergraduate Business Wins Collegiate Next Great Consumer Brands Competition

Babson undergraduates Hanson Grant ’16 and Ken Zhang ‘16 were recognized once again for their innovative business, Think Board, by the Terry College of Business for the Next Great Consumer Brands Award. Think Board was awarded a $25,000 cash prize and an invitation to present their business at the Next Great Consumer Brands Conference at…

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Brianna DiPietro

Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17, a major gifts officer who has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars, and Rich Palmer M’16, a product developer with eight years of experience in data and analytics, are helping nonprofits with some of their biggest challenges: retaining donors, and raising more money. Gravyty Gravyty helps nonprofits retain donors and…

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Michael Chmura

CWEL’s Duffy At SXSW.edu: Teaching Women Entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneurship education is not ‘one size fits all,’” said Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson, at this year’s SXSW.edu in Austin. Duffy’s session shared practical tips on creating “alternative spaces” that support the entrepreneurial development of women. She used as example, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, which…

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Babson San Francisco

Announcing Summer Venture Program in San Francisco!

This summer, we’re excited to launch Babson’s signature accelerator here at our San Francisco campus located in SoMa, the center of the start-up scene in SF. Within blocks of the campus are headquarters of some of the biggest names in tech, as well as a host of co-working spaces, accelerators, and VC firms, making San…

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Division of Equity

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. How would you divide equity amongst founders? As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Professor Les Charm held an interactive workshop for Butler Venture Accelerator participants on what to think about when dividing equity amongst founders. In groups of five, each…

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