Tag: Summer Venture Program

Ziyan Liu

Week 1: Summer Venture Program 2017

Except for the weather being a little cloudy, May 22nd was a perfect day for us to kick off the 2017 Summer Venture Program. Our SVP director, David Chang, welcomed fourteen startups to Workbar Boston, where all the teams will be working to develop their ventures for the next couple of months. After the introductions,…

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Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 1

At the 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April, Babson named four alumni of its undergraduate and graduate programs as Rising Star honorees. Touring musician and founder of Road Dog Music Group, Jamie Kent ’09 walked onstage and shared that he is often asked how being an entrepreneur and a…

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Antonette Ho

2017 Summer Venture Program

In less than two weeks, we will be kicking off the 9th year of the Babson Summer Venture Program! We are excited about the 14 teams this year and are looking forward to hosting the program in downtown Boston for the first time. The Summer Venture Program (SVP) is a 10-week intensive experience designed to…

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Emily Denoble

Hostel Point: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 4)

When you travel to a new country and stay in a hostel, you probably don’t know what to expect from the experience. Will your roommates be yoga fanatics or would they rather go bungee jumping? This uncertainty is what drove Leonardo Robligio to create Hostel Point, Co. This in-house social platform allows guests to communicate…

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Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Beth Goldstein

Beth Goldstein is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and will serve as an advisor for this year’s Summer Venture Program! She recently spoke with me over the phone about her passion for applying entrepreneurial approaches to all aspects of her life and what most excites her about SVP. What is your role at…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson San Francisco Launches Summer Catalyst Program

This summer, May 30, 2017-Aug 4, 2017, Babson San Francisco (SF) will be offering the Babson San Francisco Summer Catalyst by Belcham. This program gives students and alumni the opportunity to connect, disrupt, and build in San Francisco through a partnership with BelCham, a government independent not-for-profit with the purpose of supporting entrepreneurial excellence in the…

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Emily Denoble

GoBag: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Serial entrepreneur Andres Valencia, MBA’15, participated in the 2014 Summer Venture Program with the company GoBag, which sold customizable and lightweight water bottles. Although GoBag is no longer in operation, Andres’ entrepreneurial spirit means that he is always looking for new opportunities. Most recently, this passion led him to Indonesia! What made you want to…

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Emily Denoble

FedWell: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Pet food entrepreneur Emily Lagasse, MBA’15, participated in the 2013 Summer Venture Program with her company, Fedwell. Fedwell’s products are based on home cooked recipes Emily used to heal her dog after he fell sick. Her wholesome pet food and treats allow people to treat their dogs like family more than ever before. What made…

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Antonette Ho

Congrats 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 5 at 4:30pm in Olin at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge botkeeper (Enrico Palmerino ’11) GEMS Corporation (Annie Feldman MBA’16, Andrew Schwartz, Jeffrey Lipton and Ted Liao) Gopapaya (Jorge Pascual MBA’13) Rapidocc (Chirag Shah…

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