Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Babson Entrepreneurs

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…

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

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…

Antonette Ho

Meet the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

In 24 hours, nine Babson entrepreneurs will present their ventures for a chance to win $280k+ in cash and prizes during the B.E.T.A. Challenge finals!   The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni challenges each win $20,000 in cash plus “services in…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Use Google AdWords

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 18 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Use Google AdWords with CODE! Nicholas Bourdon is Vice President of Babson CODE and is also certified in Google AdWords. During this How2Tuesday, Nick will be sharing his knowledge to help your startup take advantage…