Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Alumni

Alexandra Dunk

Ups, Downs, and Lessons: How 2 Survive from Failure

Is failure a f-word? We say no – As tough as it can be, there are opportunities that come along with failure. Moderated by Mary Gale, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship, a panel of Babson alumni and professors – Emily Lagasse MBA’15, Fedwell Pet Foods and Petwell Supply; Kenneth (K.J.) Neilson MBA’11, entrepreneur; Ian So ’08,…

Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists! Watch the nine startups pitch in front of a panel of judges for their share of over $300,000 in cash and prizes on Thursday, April 11 during the B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale. In celebration of Babson’s Centennial, three additional awards will be given during…

Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 3 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Artyfactos (Angela Sanchez MBA’11 and Jaime Gomez) Forefront (Yulkendy Valdez ’17 and Josuel Plasencia ’17) Legably (San Dahan MBA’17, Daniel Reilly, and…

Alexandra Dunk

Spring Break To Do List for Babson Entrepreneurs

Are you headed for the sun, slopes, or a staycation this spring break? Whether you’re resting up or jetting off, here are four must do’s for Babson entrepreneurs to make your break count. Register for the Founders Summit The Founders Summit on Thursday, April 11 is a new event for Babson founders and builders of…

Alexandra Dunk

Pitch to Progress: Rocket Pitch Results

You practice for weeks. You make your pitch. Now what? Rocket Pitch, presented by the Blank Center, is a different kind of pitch event. Presenters have only three minutes and three slides to communicate the differentiating elements of their business ideas. Feedback is built into the event, with every presenter getting live feedback on the…

Alexandra Dunk

Accolades and Accomplishments: News from SVP Alumni

Since its founding in 2009, our Summer Venture Program has influenced the lives of over 250 student entrepreneurs. Many of these entrepreneurs continue with their ventures, found new ventures, or apply their skills and experiences from SVP elsewhere. We are always excited and proud to hear their news and updates. This summer, SVP alums took…

Hailey Serna

Weeks 9: Summer Venture Program 2018

It is hard to believe that we just completed our last week of programming for this year’s Summer Venture Program (SVP). Our startups have grown so much since the beginning of SVP. To see what our entrepreneurs have been up to all summer, check out the previous weekly blogs (after reading this one of course).…

Antonette Ho

Special Guest Kevin Colleran ’03 to Speak at Summer Venture Showcase

We are thrilled to announce that Kevin Colleran ‘03, Founder and Managing Director, Slow Ventures, and one of the first 10 employees at Facebook, will be speaking at this year’s Summer Venture Showcase! Kevin Colleran is the Managing Director of Slow Ventures, a Seed stage venture capital firm that manages nearly $250M financed by nearly…