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Antonette Ho

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…

Antonette Ho

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…

Antonette Ho

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…

Antonette Ho

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…

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Tracking an Industry On the Move

The following post is from Bryanne Leeming MBA ’16, founder of JumpSmart. JumpSmart creates interactive products that teach kids coding and the engineering process from ages 8-12. Our first product is an electronic, programmable floormat with lights and sensors that children can use to create games, designs, and animations they play on their feet. I’ve…

Susan Duffy

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…