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Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 4)

Emily Levy ’16 is brightening lives every day. Her business, Mighty Well, creates functional and stylish medical apparel and accessories for patients, their loved ones, and medical professionals. She won the B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2016, applying because she was seeking validation for her business and wanted to be fast-tracked into MassChallenge. The chance to win…

Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: John Hallal

Babson is fortunate to have many successful adjunct professors. Although they may not teach year-round, these faculty members contribute real-world experiences that are highly valued by students. Professor John Hallal teaches at Babson in the spring semester and also works as an expert advisor to companies and entrepreneurs for mergers and acquisitions. What is your…

Emily Denoble

Recap: Len Green’s Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge

Beloved by the Babson community and an invaluable resource for countless companies, Blank Center entrepreneur in residence Leonard (Len) Green has impacted thousands of lives as a professor of entrepreneurial strategy. On a sunny Friday morning last week, he hosted a three-hour business case competition at Babson. Before the session, ten standout students were selected…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 3)

Do you dream of operating a drone? Look no further than DARTdrones. Founded by Abby Speicher, MBA’15, DARTdrones is a national flight school for drone pilots offering expert training, certification, and consultation throughout the United States for business, police departments, fire departments, and individuals. Abby won the graduate B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2015 and recently appeared…

Antonette Ho

MassChallenge Fireside Chat

Looking to apply to MassChallenge but not sure where to start? Hear tips and takeaways from Babson entrepreneurs that were in MassChallenge on Monday, March 6 at 5pm in the Blank Center co-working space. About MassChallenge MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Build a Personal Board of Advisors

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, March 7 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Build a Personal Board of Advisors with Sarah Hodges MBA’10 of Pillar VC! Leading a company can be a lonely gig. The key to success is surrounding yourself with a community of supporters to provide…

Antonette Ho

Blank in Boston: Fundraising for First Time Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Early stage VC firms appear to be popping up faster than tech startups here in Boston, however, it’s still very difficult to raise capital as a first time entrepreneur. First time entrepreneurs have everything going against them – small network, no track record,…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Ryan Wright, who graduated from Babson’s evening MBA program in 2013, made it to the semifinals of the 2014 B.E.T.A. Challenge and came back the next year to win the alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2015. His business, WrightGrid, is “on a mission to enhance personal connectivity by deploying accessible and sustainable power solutions in public…

Emily Denoble

Craig Dubitsky’s Words of Wisdom

Eos; Method; Popcorn, Indiana; Boots… If any of these awesome brands rings a bell, you have Craig Dubitsky to thank! Dubitsky, the Blank Center’s newest entrepreneur in residence, has been involved in several successful consumer product companies. His latest venture, Hello Products, was founded in August 2012. This “seriously friendly” oral care brand uses natural…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Avoid Top 10 Startup Mistakes

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, February 28 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Avoid the Top 10 Startup Mistakes, featuring Jack Steele, Esq. of Pierce Atwood and Babson’s own Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 of TORq Interface. As an entrepreneur starting a new venture, you are constantly faced with making…