Living Entrepreneurship Blog

Emily Denoble

How 2 Raise a Seed Round

The Blank Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, a firm that helps nonprofits raise more money and build better relationships with donors. In the last year, Gravyty raised a seed round and returned to campus to help Babson startups to do the same. One of…

Babson Hatchery

Developer Options

The following post is from Sean O’Neill MBA’18, founder of Hangout, a spring 2017 hatchery business. Hangout is making hangovers history, one shot at a time Like many young entrepreneurs, when I started my first company I was basically flying by the seat of my pants. Not only had I never started a business before,…

Antonette Ho

Reinventing Retail and Fashion

Join the Blank Center on Wednesday, May 3 for a Fireside Chat with two amazing fashion entrepreneurs: Seymour Holtzman and Peter Stratton ’94 of the DXL Group! We’ll be serving lunch at 11:30am in the Blank Center, session starts at 12pm (moderated by Dr. Caroline Daniels, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and leader of Babson’s Fashion…

The Glavin Office

Babson College in MBA Chile by Juan Pablo Garcia Mardones

The MBA Chile is an association, formed by Chilean MBA students, that holds an annual meeting in which Chilean MBA students around the US gather to talk about their experiences, discuss the challenges that Chile is facing, and how they can contribute to that mission. Entrepreneurs, CEOs, politicians and opinion leaders participate in this conference,…

Babson Hatchery

Use Your Network

The following post is from Charles Morris ’19, of Briggs Original Inc., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Briggs Original Inc. has created the worlds first all-natural, gluten-free, spiked sparkling water made with real New England Cranberry. The company will be launching its first product, Boston Cranberry, in Boston, in the Spring of 2017. One of…

The Glavin Office

International Business Case Competition 2017 by Carla Planz

It was 10:30 on Friday morning, April 7th when our team was handed a white envelope containing the case that we would dissect and solve in the twenty four hours that followed. Max Petre, Cedric Mfuranzima, Salome Mosehle, Jamie Kendrioski (our team advisor) and I had arrived in St. Louis, Missouri the sunny afternoon before…

The Glavin Office

Babson’s Glavin Global Fellows Win 2nd Place at the International Business Case Competition!

Glavin Global Fellows members, Max Petre, Carla Planz, Cedric Mfuranzima and Salome Mosehle, won 2nd place in a very competitive International Business Case Competition at the University of Missouri, St. Louis this week! The College of Business and the International Business Institute host this annual Case Competition where global challenges provide eager students with opportunities to…

Emily Denoble

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…