Tag: hackathon

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Daybreak

Daybreak is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! Do you ever feel mentally or physically exhausted at work? Burnout is becoming far more prevalent in workplaces around the world, and is incredibly detrimental to…

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End My Summer With An “Internship” I Created!

Apart from working for 2 startups this summer, I “created” my own internship (a Social Innovation Inventureship™) by working as a Director for SheCodes Hackathon,  which is a project from NGO SEEDS Vietnam that aims to inspire women to step up in the STEM game. Plus, you don’t need to know how to code in order…

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The Lewis Institute

Launching the First Women’s Hackathon in Vietnam

Last spring, Tien Mai ’20 (Babson College Global Scholar and part of the Babson’s 2017 CGI U cohort) not only participated in the Wearables Hackathon, but her team took top honors for their product design. This spring, she approached The Lewis Institute about the Social Innovation Inventureship program—a paid or credit-bearing Fellowship that allows students…

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Antonette Ho

Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative Hosts Imagine-A-Thon ™

The Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative, in partnership with the Digital Experience Initiative, the IoT and Babson Marketing Clubs, will be hosting Imagine-A-Thon ™ on February 8-9, 2018 in the Blank Center. This creative hack-a-thon challenges you to think and act entrepreneurially combining art and science, vision and technology, to design a park experience for the…

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Antonette Ho

Sports Tech Hackathon with ASICS and HYPE Foundation!

On Wednesday, October 11 in the Schlesinger Innovation Center, join the Blank Center, together with ASICS and HYPE Foundation, a global leader in promoting sports innovation, to design tech solutions for the fitness and sports world. Register now >> During the hackathon, teams will develop innovative ideas for the sports and fitness arena, solving key…

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Nikhil Anand

2. Taking the Day Off to Work

During my summer I was immersed in the insane hours of tech culture in San Francisco. We worked 12 hours a day, and that was considered a normal day. After getting in that mind set a 24-hour Hackathon seemed like a piece of cake. A couple of my colleagues and I decided to take the…

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Michael Chmura

Creep Alert Takes Top Honors In Wearables Hackathon

More than three dozen students and graduates competed in the Wearables Hackathon in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, using wearable technology to experiment with creating new products. Creep Alert, featuring undergraduate students Tien Mai (Babson College Global Scholar), Jack Rokous (founder, ROKO Design & Clothing Co.), Mara Steiu (founder,…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts Wearables Hackathon February 24, 2017

The Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative and the IoT Initiative at Babson College are hosting the Wearables Hackathon on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Students will use wearable technology to experiment with creating new products.…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergrads Win Money 20/20 Hackathon

Babson undergraduate students Waseem Shabout ’19, Gabe Ficht ’19, Eagle Wu ’19 and Arpit Bansal ’19 along with Derek Canton won the Money 20/20 Hackathon on Sunday October 23, 2016 is Las Vegas, Nevada. All four students belong to Babson’s CodeClub and are very active in Babson’s IoT Initiative. At the Hackathon they were awarded…

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