Tag: Entrepreneurship

Shannon Sweeny

The Gig Economy is Here to Stay, and Means the End of Jobs as We Know Them

New Book By Award-Winning Entrepreneurship Expert Explains How to Survive and Thrive by Redefining Work, Income Security, Career Risks and Vacation Think the safest route to a secure financial future is to get a full-­‐time salaried job? Think again. In her new book, The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time…

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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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Blank @ Boston – Augmented Reality

The Blank Center is excited to announce that with Babson’s recent expansion in Boston, we will be hosting monthly events  at our new downtown location at 100 High Street! As our mission is to accelerate the practice of Entrepreneurship of All Kinds, we are looking forward to building a larger community for Babson and the…

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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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Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…

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