Tag: Startups

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Shay Jaffar

Entrepreneur Shaymaa Gaafar MBA ‘19 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company Shay Jaffar? Shay Jaffar is a luxury fashion brand that aims to curate glamorous fashionable clothes to leave modest women feeling empowered. It has been a dream of mine since I was a kid to have my own fashion brand…

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Hailey Serna

2018 Startup Profile: exclusive.ai

Entrepreneur Hari Mahesh ‘19 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company exclusive.ai? exclusive.ai is a fashion intelligence company that focuses on predicting the future of fashion with data. We are enabling our customers to be at the forefront of fashion with our proprietary algorithms and data-driven insights. So to run through the…

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Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK6: Jed Christiansen, TechStars + Showcase Prep

With only a handful of weeks left in the program, participants have been perfecting their pitches in preparation for the Summer Catalyst Showcase. Although every participant has been working hard to make progress in their own respective venture, it’s refreshing to see everyone in the program actively sharing resources and supporting each other. This week’s…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Gentle

Entrepreneur April Chen ‘19 Tell me a little bit about your company Gentle? Gentle bridges the gap between empathy and action. We provide a meaningful way for people to connect with each other, and we do this through cards. What is the story behind Gentle? During my sophomore year of college, Babson’s campus was going…

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Hailey Serna

Weeks 7-8: Summer Venture Program 2018

With the July 4 holiday, the Summer Venture Program (SVP) took a break from programming so that the teams could dig deep into their business, and recharge for the rest of the program. We are officially in the home stretch! Per usual, we began week 8 with some lunch and team updates. During this time,…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: ignitED

Entrepreneurs Larissa Moreira ‘20 Mara Steiu ‘20 Georgia Gabriela, Stanford ‘20 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company ignitED? ignitED is an educational platform for high school students to connect with and receive mentorship from college students who attend the best colleges in the world. To tell you a bit about us,…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Gaido

Entrepreneurs Collen Leung MBA‘18 Mazen Danaf, MIT PhD Marion Benetiz MBA‘18 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Gaido? Gaido is an online career counselor for university students. We help students understand what types of jobs they like, evaluate their current skills sets, and then identify the skills needed to get that…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: William Palmer Eyewear

Entrepreneur William Tanadi ‘18 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company William Palmer Eyewear? I just graduated from Babson’s undergrad program. I started William Palmer Eyewear, an eyewear/sunglass startup selling affordable prescription eyewear in Indonesia. We sell high-quality, affordable and trendy eyewear. Running a business is very exciting for me. I’ve been…

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Ashley Lucas

4 Ways to Get Your Product Into Retailers

  July 16-22 marks Independent Retailer Week! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Katharine ReQua MBA ’17, co-founder of For Now and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator coach.  Katharine…

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Ashley Lucas

From Online to In-Person: Opening Up Your Own Retail Shop

  July 16-22 marks Independent Retailer Week! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Emily Lagasse MBA ’15, CEO of , Fedwell Pet Foods and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator participant.  In 2010,…

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