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Ashley Lucas

WIN Lab Partners with Zendesk

Zendesk, a proven cloud-based help desk software provider, has announced a partnership with Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® – an eight-month-long residency program designed specifically for high-growth women entrepreneurs to accelerate their entrepreneurial paths. Zendesk is a customer service platform crafted for companies that want to create customer relationships that are more meaningful,…

Heatherjean MacNeil

WIN Lab Welcomes New Director

It is with great pleasure that Babson introduces WIN Lab Miami’s new Director, Carolina Pina. Carolina brings great managerial talent and passion for women’s entrepreneurship to the role. Prior to joining WIN Lab she was Director of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Miami Campus. In 2015 she founded Ignitus, a consulting practice that helps…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Divide Equity

We’re thrilled for our first #How2Tuesday of 2017! Tuesday, February 14 at 5pm in Luksic 101: How 2 Divide Equity with Professor Les Charm, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship! Not sure how to divide equity with your founders? Join us for an interactive workshop with Professor Les Charm on Tuesday, February 14 at 5pm in Luksic…

Antonette Ho

How 2 Use Storytelling

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Our last #How2Tuesday  this past fall was Pitching: The Art of Storytelling. We had the honor of having Professor Lakshimi Balachandra host this session. Speaking from her own VC background, Professor Balachandra identified/ranked the five most important factors an investor is…

Antonette Ho

Blank in Boston: Fintech from a Founder’s Perspective

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Are you interested in the intersection of finance and technology? You have likely been hearing a lot of buzz around Fintech. It is a sector that is set to attract global investment of over $150 Billion within the next 3-5 years and…

Antonette Ho

How 2 Undertand Angel Investors

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Last fall, we had the honor of having Ziad Moukheiber at Babson for How to Understand Angel Investors. Ziad is an active angel investor and is currently CEO of Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top angel groups in the US.…

Meredith Dziuba

IES Abroad: Study Abroad Advice from IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month Gwendolyn Lee: How to Work Study Abroad into Your Academic Timeline

Meet Gwendolyn Lee, January 2017 IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month! Gwendolyn is a junior at Babson College, where she majors in Business Administration. She spent Spring 2016 on the IES Abroad Paris – Business & International Affairs Program and is excited to go abroad again to Spain this spring! Gwendolyn describes what drew her…

Babson Hatchery

Strength of the Entrepreneur

The following post is from Ryan Elcock ’18, co-founder of MotivateLabs, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Entrepreneurship is an extremely personal process – at the end of the day, building out your own business literally amounts to you going out of your way to say “yes, I believe in myself enough to bet that I…

Babson Hatchery

Entrepreneurs and Perfection

The following post is from Kunal Kumar MBA’18, co-founder of Verrocon, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Perfection can be the biggest obstacle for an Entrepreneur. I realized it the hard way. “Blingtion”, was my first venture that I worked on, it was about shoes with interchangeable shoe accessories. I figured that I’ll make the best…

Antonette Ho

How 2 Position Your Brand

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. This past fall, we had the honor to have Dough Fox of Brand Fox, host a session teaching entrepreneurs how to position a company’s brand to better connect and convert their audience. Doug has twenty years’ experience as a brand strategist.…