Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Alexandra Dunk

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Shriyans Bhandari & Greensole

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

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Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Ryan Lupberger & cleancult

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

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Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Anup Gosavi & Spext

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

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Before You Sign on the Dotted Line: How 2 Read a Term Sheet

Terminal value? Full ratchet? Protective provisions? What do these terms actually mean? Angelo Santinelli, adjunct lecturer at Babson and founder of Dakin Management, joined us for the last How 2 Tuesday session of the semester and shared advice for entrepreneurs who are raising money and trying to decipher terms in How 2 Read a Term…

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Artificial Intelligence or Augmented Inequality: Lecture by Craig Wing

In a special lecture AI: Artificial Intelligence or Augmented Inequality presented on campus during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Craig Wing, FutureWorld International Partner and MBA ’10, explored how humans can react to and accommodate new technology and ultimately choose to take action for the best possible outcome. Craig opened the lecture with the well-known “six degrees…

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From Blockchain to Babson GEIR: Joe Zhou’s Journey

All semester long, the Blank Center has presented How 2 Tuesday sessions, workshop style sessions meant to offer practical advice for entrepreneurs building their businesses. In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a weeklong celebration of entrepreneurs and innovators, we hosted a special How 2 Tuesday: How 2 Become a Babson Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence (GEIR). Ali Pincus-Jacobs…

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Brand Yourself Like a Champion: Pasha Cook on Purpose

Who are you? What is your vision? What are your values? These are the questions that Pasha Cook, author and branding consultant to pro-athletes and entrepreneurs, explored with the audience in Brand Yourself Like a Champion, a special workshop presented by the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Pasha kicked…

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Right on the Money: David Chang’s Fundraising Advice

Funding: Everyone wants it, but no one knows how to get it. David Chang, entrepreneur (5 startups/exits), angel investor (40 startups), and Summer Venture Program director, joined us at the Blank Center for How 2 Raise a Seed Round to demystify fundraising and to share pitch tips. Here are five takeaways from his presentation for…

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Pitch to Progress: Rocket Pitch Results

You practice for weeks. You make your pitch. Now what? Rocket Pitch, presented by the Blank Center, is a different kind of pitch event. Presenters have only three minutes and three slides to communicate the differentiating elements of their business ideas. Feedback is built into the event, with every presenter getting live feedback on the…