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Takeaways from Pitching to Investors

The following post is from Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur that is preparing to pitch to investors or raise capital at some point in the future, should know the words of Richard Harroch, “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and…

Takeaways from the 2016 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame, was held November 10 as the kickoff event of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week. Two new entrepreneurs were recognized for their outstanding business achievements and their contributions towards society. This year’s…

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Free Resources for Your Startup

The following post is from Sean O’Neill MBA’18, founder of Hangout, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Most startups don’t have an office. Some don’t even have a garage. Luckily for all of us, there are many free resources available online to help your team coordinate, plan, organize, and take action no matter where you are…

The Angel Investor Portfolio

I recently had the privilege to attend an Angel Portfolio Workshop, hosted by the Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top angel groups in the country. Attendees were members of the Boston Harbor Angels who had diverse portfolios and a variety of experiences as angel investors. It was a lively discussion where participants shared best…

Blank in Boston – Product Launch Workshop

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. We’re excited to be at Babson’s Boston Campus for our next event – an in depth product launch workshop! Forget raising capital, the real test of an entrepreneur is the ability to successfully launch their product or idea. However, launching and finding…

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The Problem of Procrastination (with few cures)

The following post is from Mohit Juneja MBA’18, co-founder of Meldtrend, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Professor Dan Ariely is author of  New York Times bestseller, Predictably Irrational (Pi).  He has shaped my thoughts with his insights of human behavior using experiments. In his book, he gives an example of the problem of procrastination and…

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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Allan Nudelman ’17

“I attained a newfound interest in technology and I am now looking to get into tech as a career path.” Allan participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? I wanted to get away and study somewhere different, but I didn’t want…

Fall 2016 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Venture Accelerator, the Blank Center awards about a dozen entrepreneurs each semester with access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their ventures. The undergraduate and graduate hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information amongst student entrepreneurs. Read more about the fall 2016 hatchery businesses:  …

Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Tomorrow marks the start of Babson’s 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week! From November 10-17, Babson will be hosting a series of events and activities celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW. Celebrated in 160 countries, GEW brings together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuity through local, national, and global activities. Here…

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Brad George

Professor. World traveler. Sustainability. Dance studio. What do these things have in common? Brad George! Professor George has been part of the Babson community for the last ten years. During the last decade, Professor George has advised students and educators from all the around the world. He has also practiced being an entrepreneur – through…