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Obtaining Strategic Partnerships

The following post is from Dylan Husted ’17, founder of SaveOhno.org, a fall 2015 hatchery business. While I was building SaveOhno.org’s 1.0 beta, I had the challenge of finding, reaching out, and landing strategic partnerships with relevant corporations and nonprofits for the platform. My credibility was low as a 19-year-old college student, but I ended…

FaseTwo’s Web Summit Experience

The following post is from Linh Le M’16, co-founder of FaseTwo. It was with great honor that our team FaseTwo received funding from the Blank Center at Babson College to attend the Web Summit 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Web Summit is an international start up event that gathers more than 42,000 attendees, 1,000 speakers, and…

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Assembling a Team

The following post is from Finn Merrill M’16, founder of PilotHouse, a fall 2015 hatchery business. From the Beginning Enthusiasm and Partners –My business started during the summer before my MBA. I was then working at, Altenex, a small energy company based in downtown Boston. I quickly realized most of the people at Altenex were…

Tips from Web Summit Attendees

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Dylan Husted ’17 and Linh Le M’16, students from Babson, went to Web Summit in Ireland earlier this month. As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, they joined the Butler Venture Accelerator for a peer to peer session on November 19…

Importance of Logo Design

One of the first thing entrepreneurs do once forming a company is to put together a company logo. A company logo is part of the brand identity and often sets the tone on how your customers, competitors and other partners will perceive your brand. But it’s not just about perception – it’s also about getting…

Division of Equity

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. How would you divide equity amongst founders? As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Professor Les Charm held an interactive workshop for Butler Venture Accelerator participants on what to think about when dividing equity amongst founders. In groups of five, each…

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Six Insights To Being an Entrepreneur

The following post is from Hanson Grant ’16, founder of Think Board, a fall 2015 hatchery business. So you want to be an entrepreneur, great! But first, what is your rational behind this decision? Are you searching for freedom, flexibility, or following a passion? If so, this is a great place to start. Most people…

VC & Angel Investing: The Next Big Opportunities

The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum has been a flagship event during Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week for a few years now. This year, the 2015 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum transformed the traditional conference. Speakers and attendees had the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops and engaging panels. One of the panels I attended was VC & Angel Investing:…

Takeaways from the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As the kickoff event Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, an induction ceremony was held November 12 for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Two new entrepreneurship were honored for their outstanding business accomplishments and their contributions…

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GEM 2014 Women’s Report: Progress Presents New Opportunities

Today’s release of the 2014 GEM Global Women’s Report heralds an increase in entrepreneurial activity among women across the globe. In the 83 economies studied, more than 200 million women entrepreneurs are starting or running new businesses. An additional 128 million are running established businesses. The gender gap between women and men participating in entrepreneurship…