Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Antonette Ho

Crowdfunding

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. The founders of Load & Road LLC, Kazu Kawanobe M’16 and Mayuresh Soni M’16, joined the Butler Venture Accelerator on December 3 to host a peer to peer session about crowdfunding. As this is quite a new way of fundraising, they…

Entrepreneur’s Pyramid of Success

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On December 2, Brian Kelley ’18 of Kanga Trash & Energy Systems shared his lessons learned from reading Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success at a peer-to-peer session held by the Butler Venture Accelerator.  John Wooden, the head basketball coach of Emeritus…

PilotHouse: Dealing with Uncertainty

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On November 30th, Finn Merrill ’16 of PilotHouse, shared his lessons learned from his experience in the hospitality industry at a peer-to-peer session held by the Butler Venture Accelerator. Planning to launch next spring, PilotHouse will provide portable hospitality system to…

Product Customization & Personalization

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On November 11th, Sam Sternweiler ’17 of JEWELv, shared his lesson learned from his experience in product customization industry at a peer-to-peer session held by the Butler Venture Accelerator. JEWELv is a jewelry-customization start-up at the edge of launching.  The ustomization…

Techstars Hosts Babson Entrepreneur at its Startup Boot Camp in Detroit

Deniz Emre M’16 and Founder of Qopy was recently selected to represent Babson at Patriot Boot Camp in Detroit, a three day intensive program presented by leading startup accelerator Techstars.  PBC is aimed at equipping Military Veterans with the education, resources, and community needed to be successful technology entrepreneurs.  Below are a few thoughts and…

FaseTwo’s Web Summit Experience

The following post is from Linh Le M’16, co-founder of FaseTwo. It was with great honor that our team FaseTwo received funding from the Blank Center at Babson College to attend the Web Summit 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Web Summit is an international start up event that gathers more than 42,000 attendees, 1,000 speakers, and…

Tips from Web Summit Attendees

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Dylan Husted ’17 and Linh Le M’16, students from Babson, went to Web Summit in Ireland earlier this month. As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, they joined the Butler Venture Accelerator for a peer to peer session on November 19…

Importance of Logo Design

One of the first thing entrepreneurs do once forming a company is to put together a company logo. A company logo is part of the brand identity and often sets the tone on how your customers, competitors and other partners will perceive your brand. But it’s not just about perception – it’s also about getting…

Division of Equity

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. How would you divide equity amongst founders? As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Professor Les Charm held an interactive workshop for Butler Venture Accelerator participants on what to think about when dividing equity amongst founders. In groups of five, each…