Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Antonette Ho

Accelerate Your Venture this Fall!

Do you have an entrepreneurial idea? Need help moving it forward? The Butler Venture Accelerator provides resources to entrepreneurs at all stages, including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more! This fall we are excited to share that to foster deeper relationships within the community and to help entrepreneurs be…

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…

2016 Babson Summer Venture Showcase Wellesley

15 startups will share their stories and present their business ventures. Join us on Thursday, July 28 in Olin Auditorium for this year’s Summer Venture Showcase! Our teams from the Summer Venture Program Wellesley cohort will present their accomplishments, we hope to see you there! Register now >> https://2016babsonsvpwellesley.eventbrite.com Registration opens at 1pm, opening remarks/presentations…

How to Deal With the Unexpected

What happens to a business when an unexpected obstacle occurs? To emulate what could happen in starting a new venture, Stephen Brand, co-director of Wellesley’s Summer Venture Program, facilitated an “enterprise game” for participants of the Wellesley cohort several weeks ago. The participants were divided into groups and were tasked with creating a new venture…

How to Make a Great PowerPoint Presentation

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. We all know the basics of a good PowerPoint presentation – captivating visuals, concise statements, and thoughtful animations and transitions. Though we know these factors make an excellent presentation, we don’t always employ them. Why? Because we’re more comfortable…

Overcome Your Fear of Networking

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. Networking may be seamless or challenging for you, but whatever it is, we all can attest to its power. For instance, according to Kim Miles, Founder of Miles In Heels Productions, effective networking got her to where she is. …

2016 Summer Venture Program Wellesley

Today we start the Summer Venture Program in Wellesley! We are excited to have 15 teams in the Wellesley program this year. The Summer Venture Program is a a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. SVP supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering,…

Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

Babson Latin American Forum 2016 – Decision Makers

The following post is from Manuel Peinado M’17. The 8th Edition of the Babson Latin American Forum was held last April 8th, 2016 and the theme was Decision Making. The annual event is organized by the Babson Latin American Club, and its goal is to enhance and inform understanding of the challenges and opportunities in…

10th Annual Babson Energy and Environment Conference

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’16.  Entrepreneur’s looking for ideas would have found plenty at the 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environment Conference. This year’s theme, Redefining Consumption, was oriented around megatrends such as: The Sharing Economy, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality, Recycling and Upcycling, Demand Response, and The Internet of Things. In…