Tag: Graduate

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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Crowdfunding

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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Babson Hatchery

Tracking an Industry On the Move

The following post is from Bryanne Leeming MBA ’16, founder of JumpSmart. JumpSmart creates interactive products that teach kids coding and the engineering process from ages 8-12. Our first product is an electronic, programmable floormat with lights and sensors that children can use to create games, designs, and animations they play on their feet. I’ve…

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PilotHouse: Dealing with Uncertainty

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On November 30th, Finn Merrill ’16 of PilotHouse, shared his lessons learned from his experience in the hospitality industry at a peer-to-peer session held by the Butler Venture Accelerator. Planning to launch next spring, PilotHouse will provide portable hospitality system to…

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Brianna DiPietro

Babson Students Selected for LinkedIn’s Inaugural Campus Editor Program

Andrea Reeves MSEL’16 and Daniel Coley ‘18 have been chosen to join LinkedIn’s first-ever Campus Editor Program – a new initiative helping to bring dynamic #StudentVoices to the platform’s 400+ million members. Within the group, Andrea and Daniel proudly represent Babson College – the only institution from which more than one student has been selected…

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Babson Hatchery

3D Printing

The following post is from Kazu Kawanobe M’16, founder of Load&Road, LLC, a fall 2015 hatchery business. For hardware design, it is very difficult to imagine actual product until we touch and feel. For example, the first prototype we ordered from Chinese machining company was far bigger and far heavier than we had expected, even…

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Techstars Hosts Babson Entrepreneur at its Startup Boot Camp in Detroit

Deniz Emre M’16 and Founder of Qopy was recently selected to represent Babson at Patriot Boot Camp in Detroit, a three day intensive program presented by leading startup accelerator Techstars.  PBC is aimed at equipping Military Veterans with the education, resources, and community needed to be successful technology entrepreneurs.  Below are a few thoughts and…

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FaseTwo’s Web Summit Experience

The following post is from Linh Le M’16, co-founder of FaseTwo. It was with great honor that our team FaseTwo received funding from the Blank Center at Babson College to attend the Web Summit 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Web Summit is an international start up event that gathers more than 42,000 attendees, 1,000 speakers, and…

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Babson Hatchery

Assembling a Team

The following post is from Finn Merrill M’16, founder of PilotHouse, a fall 2015 hatchery business. From the Beginning Enthusiasm and Partners –My business started during the summer before my MBA. I was then working at, Altenex, a small energy company based in downtown Boston. I quickly realized most of the people at Altenex were…

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Brianna DiPietro

Babson Alumna Emily Lagasse M’15 Featured in PBS Television series – START UP

Emily Lagasse M’15, Founder of Fedwell, is being showcased in START UP – a PBS television series showcasing real stories of entrepreneurs across the country. “Energetic, inspirational, and educational, START UP is a fast paced new series sure to capture the imagination and hearts of the nearly 50% of Americans who dream of starting their…

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