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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Meet the 2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists at the Venture Expo!

Join us Wednesday, April 6 at 4:30pm and meet the semifinalists of the B.E.T.A. Challenge at the Venture Expo! Refreshments provided – we’ll also be giving out audience prizes. Don’t miss it! >> Register now to attend! Here are our 2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists!: Alumni Challenge BlueRounds (www.Bluerounds.com, @bluerounds1) is a secure, patient-centered mobile messaging…

Founder Fridays with Founders from Babson’s Hatchery

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, April 8 at 11am with some of Babson’s hatchery businesses! Here are the founders that will be sharing their stories: Brendan Barbato ’17: Shelfie Shelfie is an interactive, social platform where charities can create value, enhance their image, and strengthen customer intimacy by directly marketing…

Linda Woods Curtin

Susan Duffy Shares Best Practices for Women Entrepreneurs

The latest edition of Women & Wealth Magazine–a publication created by Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) Center for Women & Wealth (CW&W)–features female founders, business owners and entrepreneurs, and explores the unique contributions and perspectives they bring to the table. The issue is filled with stories and insights from women who have created successful businesses and…

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Invest Right Away in a Branding Strategy

The following post is from Emily Levy ’16, founder of PICCPerfect, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  Like most first time entrepreneurs, I thought my team and I could do everything ourselves. My team and I wanted to save money and we did all of the marketing and graphics in house or in the Babson eco-system…