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Salary Negotiations- Get the Offer You Deserve

The following post is from Shruti  Jadhav MBA’18, founder of Baby Deal, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur should have a contingency plan. This in no way implies that you don’t believe in your venture enough, nor does it define the rate of success or failure of your startup. It’s a part of your…

Babson Hatchery

Team First

The following post is from Brian Kelley ’18 , founder of Kanga Trash & Energy Systems, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Former Hall of Fame UCLA basketball coach and educator John Wooden always valued teamwork from his squads. Some of his best teams in fact were the ones that featured no selfish players. Everyone was…

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How 2 Create Facebook Advertising Campaigns

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Last fall, the Blank Center hosted a How 2 Tuesday with Andrew Krebs-Smith MBA’13, Founder and CEO of Social Fulcrum. During the session we How to Create Facebook Advertising Campaigns. About Andrew Krebs-Smith MBA’13 After building digital departments within traditional agencies,…

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Programming Defined

This past fall, the Blank Center hosted General Assembly for an all day workshop at the Blank Center: Programming for Non-Programmers at Babson: Basics + Front-End Development. As a non-programmer, the workshop was an eye opening experience into how tech works and the ways entrepreneurs can apply it to their ventures. Here are some takeaways…

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What Makes a Good Pitch

The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum (BEF) is the flagship student-run forum of the year. This year the BEF celebrated its 15th anniversary and as part of their celebration, they hosted a Live to Pitch event. Over 40 startups across Boston applied, but only five ventures were chosen to compete live in front of an experienced panel…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Donna Kelley

Donna Kelley is a legend at Babson. Not only has she taught hundreds of students all around the world, but her role at the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) has helped bring Babson to the forefront of entrepreneurship research. Professor Kelley recently shared what makes Babson special and how entrepreneurs can create value in society. What…

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Welcome to Joe Zhou, Global Entrepreneur in Residence!

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. The Blank Center is excited to welcome Joe Zhou as the first Global Entrepreneur in Residence. Joe is the Founder & CEO of FirstBlood, an E-sports startup that recently broke the speed record for crowdfunding. Prior to founding Firstblood, Joe co-founded Alt-Options,…

Babson Hatchery

Update on Carewell

The following post is from Jonathan Mleczko ’17 & Lexi Smith, co-founders of Carewell, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Since Carewell’s first blog post we have released a newer, but not yet complete, version of Carewell to our wait list of users. It seems that our target audience, caregivers aged 50+, desire a more complete…

Babson San Francisco

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…