Tag: Summer

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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Donna Sosnowski

Summer in the City…or Wherever Your Summer Experience Leads You

Another rigorous semester comes to an end and our students are off and running for the summer.  Many have secured internships, are continuing their classes, studying in the US or abroad, traveling the globe, working in the neighborhood, or pursuing their passions.  These diverse opportunities provide skills/competencies and character building for our students as they…

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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

Summer Community

Interested in joining an exciting and supportive entrepreneurial cohort as you accelerate your business this summer? Consider applying to The Blank Center’s Summer Community! The Summer Community, which piloted last year, is built around the pillars of community and accountability – both of which are vital to the success of an entrepreneur. This opportunity provides…

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Antonette Ho

Student Showcase Recap

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. “What should I do for the summer? Should I apply for a summer internship? Should I go for a big corporation?…” Many students try to get in big firms for their summer internship, either for the name or for the feeling…

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Antonette Ho

September 29 Student Showcase!

The Blank Center, Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD), and the Weissman Scholarships Program will be hosting a student showcase to highlight the different experiences Babson students had during their summer 2016 break. This event will be held on Thursday, September 29, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Hollister Atrium. Here are the students…

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Emily Denoble

Summer Reflection

Having the opportunity to work with the Butler Venture Accelerator and Summer Venture Program (SVP) this year opened my eyes to the severely challenging yet incredibly rewarding reality of entrepreneurship. Despite frequent challenges, the entrepreneurs I worked with always maintained hope. This appears to be a common thread between successful business people- having the confidence…

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Where I Go From Here: Takeaways

Upon completion of my summer internship I thought back to where I started back on May 23rd. I was stepping into my first summer internship – an internship that didn’t have a set program and had no real path. After having a sudden internship change between two separate organizations in a matter of 2 days,…

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Emily Denoble

Summer Venture Showcase Wellesley Recap

The 2016 Summer Venture Showcase in Wellesley was a success! Each team took the stage by storm after a week of intensive preparation. Over 250 attendees, consisting of investors and the local community, gathered to watch the 15 teams present their progress. Before and after the presentations, they interacted with the entrepreneurs at their meticulously…

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Antonette Ho

Meet the 2016 SVP Cohort at Venture Showcase!

Join us today in Olin Auditorium for this year’s Summer Venture Showcase! 15 startups from the Summer Venture Program Wellesley cohort will share their stories and present their business ventures. Can’t come to campus? We’ll be streaming live >> Registration opens at 1pm, opening remarks/presentations begin at 2pm. Walk-ins welcome! The Summer Venture Program is…

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