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Summer Catalyst: Week 8

Resilience plays an important role in the entrepreneurial journey. Being able to bounce back from challenges, learn from mistakes, and pivot in new directions are essential for progress and growth. During Week 8, the Summer Catalyst entrepreneurs learned more about the importance of resilience while engaging in Lunch & Learn sessions, Coffee Meetups, Creative Consultations,…

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Summer Catalyst: Week 7

When starting or launching a venture, understanding basic legal concepts and knowing when to work with lawyers is essential. Throughout their journeys, entrepreneurs may face various legal questions when it comes to creating contracts, establishing intellectual property, incorporating the venture, or financing the venture. During Week 7, Summer Catalyst teams engaged in Lunch & Learn…

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2020 Summer Catalyst Startup Profile: Exidio

Dan Edlebeck MBA’20 is the CEO and founder of Exidio, a software solutions company that provides front end applications necessary to connect with a distributed, decentralized virtual private network (VPN). In 2017, Dan’s passion for emerging technologies, data privacy, and security inspired him to connect with Sentinel, an open source decentralized VPN. After finishing his…

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2020 Summer Catalyst Startup Profile: Avanti

Alex Fantappiè ‘21 is the CEO of Avanti, a platform that connects high school students with job opportunities. Inspired by his parents who both started their own businesses, Alex developed a passion for entrepreneurship when he was about 13 years old. Throughout high school and then at Babson, he started a few businesses in the…

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2020 Summer Catalyst Startup Profile: Activly

Anna Bilha ’21 is the CEO and co-founder of Activly, an app that allows you to find inspiration, organize your fitness routines, and share your workout plans with others. Inspired from her own personal experiences, along with her passion for fitness and helping others, Anna was eager to make the process of working out easier…

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2020 Summer Catalyst Startup Profile: MATR

MATR Co-founder Padraig Duna MBA’21 believes that the food industry can be better and do better: “We don’t have a good enough way to grow food and make food, without breaking the planet.” This perspective comes from his many years working in the industry and his growing realization that food production was flawed. Padraig was…

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