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Antonette Ho

Congrats 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists. Watch the entrepreneurs compete for $200,000 in cash and in-kind services on Thursday, April 12! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio MBA’17 and Ankit Newaskar MBA’17) SlapFive (Jeffrey Ernst ’86, MBA’89) Graduate Challenge Dondoctor…

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Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Raise from a Student Venture Fund

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 10 at 5pm in Luksic 101 (note room location): How 2 Raise from a Student Venture Fund with Contrary Capital, Dorm Room Fund and Rough Draft Ventures! We’ve all heard of student venture funds, but how are they different from standard VC funds? Shereen Shermak, Partner,…

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Antonette Ho

Fashion & the Environment

The Babson Fashion Initiative will be hosting a conversation about Fashion and the Environment on Wednesday, April 11 at 3pm in the Blank Center. Prof. Caroline Daniels, FEI, will discuss the impact of Fashion on the Environment. Cheryl Kiser, Director of the Lewis Institute, will discuss Social Innovation in Fashion. CEO Kathryn Hilderbrand of The…

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Antonette Ho

2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 4 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) COI Energy Services Inc. (Prakash Bhatia MBA’10) Curious Reactor (Gideon Coltof MBA’12) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Validate a Business Idea

Bradley George, an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson, recently led a How 2 Tuesday session focused on the process of validating a business idea. He began by defining “validate” as “to demonstrate or support the truth or value of something.” Professor George explained that aspiring entrepreneurs must confirm that both their idea solves a…

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Antonette Ho

Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

Many great entrepreneurs come at innovation through acquiring a company instead of founding one. Join the Blank Center with fellow Babson students and alumni for an evening discussion about Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition where we will explore Search Funds — the deal sourcing and financing process as well as general advice on how to evaluate and…

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Antonette Ho

New Date! Learn the Inside Scoop on Franchising

New date for our franchising panel, due to the upcoming snowstorm! Our panel discussion is now on Tuesday, March 13 at 6pm in the Needham Wellesley Room (ground floor of Olin Hall). Franchising generates trillions of dollars of annual economic output. Franchises employ millions of people. But what is franchising all about, and is it…

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