Living Entrepreneurship Blog

Emily Denoble

How 2 Divide Equity

For the Blank Center’s first How 2 Tuesday event of the semester, Senior Lecturer Les Charm hosted a workshop on approaches and important topics to consider when dividing equity among the founders of a new business. He calls this the “kitchen table discussion” because it often takes place at an informal location, such as a…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Hanson Grant, Founder of Think Board, graduated from Babson’s undergraduate program in 2016. His ground-breaking company sells dry-erase film that turns any surface into a whiteboard. Hanson’s energy, focus on customer engagement, and passion drove Think Board to win the 2015 undergraduate B.E.T.A. Challenge. Although the chance to win $20,000 was the main motivation Hanson…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How To Do In Depth Market Research

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, Tuesday, February 21 at 5pm! How 2 Do In Depth Market Research with Angelo Santinelli, Adjunct Lecturer of Entrepreneurship! Just Start! Act! Go talk to Customers! For today’s millennial entrepreneur this means email or survey people. However, most entrepreneurs really don’t know how to create and administer…

Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Lakshmi Balachandra

Lakshmi Balachandra is one of the friendliest professors I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She walks around campus with a smile on her face and an interest in what her former students are involved in now. I know this because she was my FME professor! Professor Balachandra is persistent, dedicated, loyal, and silly,…

Antonette Ho

February Blank in Boston Event – NEW DATE – Thursday, February 16

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. We are excited to share that we have rescheduled the Blank in Boston Fintech Panel for Thursday, February 16. Fintech from a Founder’s Perspective Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Babson Boston 100 High Street, 1st Floor (entrance on Federal…

Antonette Ho

Len Green’s Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge

Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence Len Green is coming back to campus on Friday, February 24 for a special treat! If you’re an undergrad a Babson, you’ve probably heard of the “Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge.” The Blank Center is proud to be hosting a special edition of this course! As Len Green shared, “The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge is like…

Antonette Ho

Accelerator Launch Event Featuring Babson EIR Craig Dubitsky

On Wednesday, February 15 at 3:30pm, the Blank Center will be hosting our Accelerator Launch Event! For those that are in the Accelerator, it is a great way to connect with other entrepreneurs, share ideas and network. Our Accelerator faculty advisers (Brad George, Caroline Daniels, John Hallal and Richard Mandel) will also be in attendance!…

Meredith Dziuba

Shabbat Dinner

This blog post was written by Valentina Tiffany ’20… On Friday November 11, I had the chance to attend the Shabbat dinner. The Shabbat dinner, which takes place every Friday at 6 P.M,  is a celebration of the Jewish Sabbath.  It is a day of rest and celebration that begins on Friday at sunset and ends on…

Ashley Lucas

WIN Lab Partners with Zendesk

Zendesk, a proven cloud-based help desk software provider, has announced a partnership with Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® – an eight-month-long residency program designed specifically for high-growth women entrepreneurs to accelerate their entrepreneurial paths. Zendesk is a customer service platform crafted for companies that want to create customer relationships that are more meaningful,…

Heatherjean MacNeil

WIN Lab Welcomes New Director

It is with great pleasure that Babson introduces WIN Lab Miami’s new Director, Carolina Pina. Carolina brings great managerial talent and passion for women’s entrepreneurship to the role. Prior to joining WIN Lab she was Director of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Miami Campus. In 2015 she founded Ignitus, a consulting practice that helps…