Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Women’s Leadership

Heatherjean MacNeil

Announcing Babson WIN Lab’s 2016/2017 Sponsors!

We are pleased to announce the Babson WIN Lab sponsors for the 2016 – 2017 accelerator year. These organizations play a vital role in helping us achieve our mission, and we are proud to partner with them to develop women entrepreneurs in both Boston and Miami. Miami WIN Lab Sponsors The John S. and James…

Heatherjean MacNeil

The Launch of WIN Lab Miami: The Value of Diversity in Entrepreneurship

Diversity is not only good for business – it’s good for innovation, and at the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Miami, our inaugural cohort of women entrepreneurs represents diversity of all kinds. With 24 women innovating in a variety of industries such as: technology, food and beverage, consumer products, apparel and fashion – just to…

Morgan Newman

The Importance of Gender Balance in Founding Teams

By Molly Hayward & Morgen Newman, co-founders of Cora Morgen Newman ’06 is also the co-founder of IdeaPaint and Bushwick Kitchen @MorgenNewman | @CoraWomen ____________________________________________________ Investors and founders agree there’s one indicator of the future success of a business even more important than the idea or business model: the team. However, often overlooked is the…

Babson Hatchery

Inception process: knowing where you should start to build your product

The following post is from Francine Veloni Gervazio M’16, co-founder of Cargo42, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Most of the tech startups always face in their first days the typical question: “What should be the first step to develop my system? What should be prioritized?”. In order to answer this question, our team has decided to…

Babson Hatchery

PICCPerfect at Clinton Global Initiative University

The following post is from Emily Levy ’16, founder of PICCPerfect, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  I was so honored to be invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) at UC Berkeley. The event was so eye opening and life inspiring. This was my first time going to a CGIU conference, and I…

Founder Stories from the Babson Hatchery

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On April 8, we were honored to have three hatchery members for Founder Friday! They shared their entrepreneurial experiences with us as well as valuable advice for future entrepreneurs. The first hatchery member we met was Brendan Barbato ’17. Inspired by…

2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finals! Who Will Win $20k?

In less than 24 hours, nine Babson entrepreneurs will present their ventures for a chance to win $20k cash during the B.E.T.A. Challenge finals! The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni challenges each win $20,000 in cash plus “services in kind” donations…

Babson Hatchery

JumpSmart at Constructionism 2016

The following post is from Bryanne Leeming MBA ’16, founder of JumpSmart, a spring 2016 hatchery business. In early February, the JumpSmart team traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to attend and present at the Constructionism 2016 conference. We found ourselves in the presence of legends. What is Constructionism? Constructionism is an educational theory originating from Seymour…