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Summer Catalyst Program WEEK7: Showcase Pitches-Practice Makes Perfect!

All the Summer Catalyst teams are building momentum and perfecting their pitches just in time for the Summer Catalyst Venture Showcase on August 2nd! Until then, everyone is working hard to achieve their goals: building out their prototype, completing focus groups, outreaching to potential clients, and refining their pitch-deck. Every week, the teams check in about their…

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Hailey Serna

Weeks 9: Summer Venture Program 2018

It is hard to believe that we just completed our last week of programming for this year’s Summer Venture Program (SVP). Our startups have grown so much since the beginning of SVP. To see what our entrepreneurs have been up to all summer, check out the previous weekly blogs (after reading this one of course).…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Sports Riot

Entrepreneur Emily Cronin MBA ‘19 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company SportsRiot? At SportsRiot we create sportscentric festival experiences in unique destinations for adults looking to connect with others and celebrate a shared love of sports. I am a part of the two year MBA program here at Babson. My background…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Waec

Entrepreneurs Brett Wagner MS‘18 Sarveshwaran Jayaraman Neal Wagner Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Waec? Waec’s mission is to make things more accessible for everybody and to do it in a way that minimizes disturbances in urban environments. We make small, safe, secure, and autonomous ground drones that travel on sidewalks…

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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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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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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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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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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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