Tag: Entrepreneurship

Babson Hatchery

The Value of a MVP

The following post is from Diego Pacheco M’16, founder of Cociel, a fall 2015 hatchery business. Hi my name is Diego Pacheco a second year in the two year MBA of 2016. Since I was 12 years old I started coding websites, designing and start selling services to my family & friends. Years after, I…

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Brenda Kostyk

First Years Not Afraid to Tackle Pressing Social Issues

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.  It is the largest student competition for social good.  The annual, year-long competition crowd-sources ideas from students after challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy, and education. Winners receive $1million in…

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Babson San Francisco

Semester in SF Orientation

Welcome to our fourth group of ugrads in San Francisco! Throughout the Spring 16 semester, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the colorful, creative, and vibrant City by the Bay. During orientation, students bonded with faculty, staff, and peers, while learning about the Bay Area’s history and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together, the ugrads…

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The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. The founders of Load & Road LLC, Kazu Kawanobe M’16 and Mayuresh Soni M’16, joined the Butler Venture Accelerator on December 3 to host a peer to peer session about crowdfunding. As this is quite a new way of fundraising, they…

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Cheryl Kiser

Design and Entrepreneurship in China

Last month, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to co-present at two different universities in China with long-time friend, mentor, and collaborator Cheryl Heller, Founding Chair of the Design for Social Innovation (DSI) program at the School of Visual Arts (SVA). Working in that capacity together, I was able to see firsthand how the…

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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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