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How to Decide Your Facebook Cover

The following post is from Clinton Lee M’15, founder of McLee Oil, a summer 2015 hatchery business. One day I, the founder of McLee Oil, felt that the company’s Facebook page cover had been there quite a while and wanted to make some change to it.  The current Facebook cover was designed a few months…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Organic Meets Good

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods.   http://www.organicmeetsgood.com http://www.altalenawholesale.com Founder: Roni Gloger, CEO (34), M’13 Industry: Food industry What you sell: Organic super foods, grains, seeds, nuts and other organic ingredients…

Babson Hatchery

SEO 101: Tips and Tools to Help you Gain Traction

The following post is from Brianna Stiklickas ’15, founder of Meet Eugene, a spring 2015 hatchery business. As entrepreneurs we all know the importance of SEO, but how do you get the most out of your SEO? It is all about the keywords and the meta tags and descriptions! Having strong descriptive keywords is extremely…

Emily Lagasse

Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

2015 Summer Venture Program

On Monday, May 18, the Butler Venture Accelerator kicked off its 2015 Summer Venture Program. The Summer Venture Program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson College, F.W. Olin College of Engineering, and Wellesley College. 15 teams were chosen to participate in the program each summer. For the next ten weeks, the 15…

Heatherjean MacNeil

How CWEL is Closing the Gender Gap

The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College created the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab to empower women to launch big, bold companies, and to close the gender gap by increasing the pipeline of women founders into the greater entrepreneurial ecosystem. As the Lab graduated its second class of powerful start-up entrepreneurs this…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: HigherMe

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods. Founder’s Names, ages and graduation years: Evan Lodge (29) M’14  Head of Product Rob Hunter (30) M’14  CEO Industry: HR Tech / Vertical marketplace What…

Building Your Team

Arjun Bhatnagar ’18 and Andrew Coca ’18 of Hey! HeadsUp (a Babson hatchery business) recently hosted a peer to peer session on building a team for the Butler Venture Accelerator. Hey! headsUp is an interactive service that schedules reminders onto another’s calendar or to-do list. As freshmen in Babson’s undergraduate program, Bhatnagar and Coca have grown their…

Yerim Kim

An exploration of entrepreneurship education in Africa

On April 22nd, Akeem Allen ’17 of CREED and Marvin Tarawally ’17 of Students Making a Real Transformation (SMART) Liberia (formerly Student Reform Initiative) joined members of the Butler Venture Accelerator on their experience of spreading Entrepreneurship spirit in Africa. CREED was established in November of 2014 to provide education to broader education in Mamelodi…

Leverage insights from payment data analytics

We are all aware that one of the key success drivers for startups is understanding and making the most out of the resources available. Having dived deep into the payment industry, Intelligent Payment Networks (IPN) team realized how valuable the insights gained from analyzing the business’s electronic payment processing could be the overall business decision-making…