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SVP Week 9: Rising to the Entrepreneurial Challenge

With the 2019 Summer Venture Showcase days away, the Summer Venture Program startups have been preparing to present to the Babson community. But the life cycles of these businesses do not end after the Showcase, and founders are balancing these immediate preparations with their continued growth of their ventures. Here’s a look into how SVP…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Dottie

Dottie is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! Have you ever left the house in a rush and forgotten your keys, wallet, or cellphone? For you, this might be a minor, occasional inconvenience, but…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Arist

Arist is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! Education is changing as 21st century learners look for learning solutions which meet their needs in an increasingly digital and global world. Borne from the struggle…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Daybreak

Daybreak is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! Do you ever feel mentally or physically exhausted at work? Burnout is becoming far more prevalent in workplaces around the world, and is incredibly detrimental to…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: CollegeSpot

CollegeSpot is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! Applying to college can be an intimidating process for high school students. With so many of these students’ futures resting on their college decisions, getting the…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Hoamsy

Hoamsy is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! For young professionals moving to new cities after college, renting an apartment can be an intimidating task made even harder by inefficiencies in the brokerage system.…

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“Never Quit”: Diane Hessan on Entrepreneurial Resilience

Diane Hessan’s journey building Communispace, the first company to leverage online communities in order to generate market research, is a remarkable one, full of ups, downs, and plot twists. She took it from a startup all the way to the highly successful company she sold to Omnicom in 2011. Diane shared some of her stories…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: TopForm

TopForm is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! There are few feelings in sports more satisfying than the smooth swish of a basketball falling through the hoop, making a shot with nothing but net.…

SVP Week 8: Developing Entrepreneurial Resilience

The entrepreneurial journey is filled with ups and downs as ventures work towards their launches and generate early traction. As SVP entrepreneur Joshua Hong shared with us in an interview, “The entrepreneur’s marathon is never a straight line, but a zig zag filled with pivots.” During their time in the Summer Venture Program, many of…

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Zapp! FinTech

Joshua Hong ‘21 is an entrepreneur on a mission, striving to eliminate the economic inefficiencies of loose change through his venture Zapp! FinTech. Zapp is one of the innovative startups presenting at our Summer Venture Showcase on Thursday, July 25 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. I spoke with Joshua about the development of…