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Emily Denoble

Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Serial entrepreneur Andres Valencia, MBA’15, participated in the 2014 Summer Venture Program with the company GoBag, which sold customizable and lightweight water bottles. Although GoBag is no longer in operation, Andres’ entrepreneurial spirit means that he is always looking for new opportunities. Most recently, this passion led him to Indonesia! What made you want to…

Antonette Ho

Meet the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

In 24 hours, nine Babson entrepreneurs will present their ventures for a chance to win $280k+ in cash and prizes 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…

Antonette Ho

Congrats 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Thursday, April 13 in Olin 120! Register now >> 1pm: Undergraduate Challenge DetraPel (David Zamarin ‘20, Jacob Heller ‘20, Ali Eldessouky and Larry Ng ’20) Vinci (Eagle Wu ’19) Womentum (Prabha Dublish ’18 and Derek Tu ’18) 2:30pm: Graduate…

Antonette Ho

Meet the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists at the Venture Expo!

Join us Wednesday, April 5 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 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists!: Undergraduate Challenge DetraPel (www.detrapel.com) is a liquid repellent spray that protects…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 4)

Emily Levy ’16 is brightening lives every day. Her business, Mighty Well, creates functional and stylish medical apparel and accessories for patients, their loved ones, and medical professionals. She won the B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2016, applying because she was seeking validation for her business and wanted to be fast-tracked into MassChallenge. The chance to win…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 3)

Do you dream of operating a drone? Look no further than DARTdrones. Founded by Abby Speicher, MBA’15, DARTdrones is a national flight school for drone pilots offering expert training, certification, and consultation throughout the United States for business, police departments, fire departments, and individuals. Abby won the graduate B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2015 and recently appeared…

Antonette Ho

MassChallenge Fireside Chat

Looking to apply to MassChallenge but not sure where to start? Hear tips and takeaways from Babson entrepreneurs that were in MassChallenge on Monday, March 6 at 5pm in the Blank Center co-working space. About MassChallenge MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Ryan Wright, who graduated from Babson’s evening MBA program in 2013, made it to the semifinals of the 2014 B.E.T.A. Challenge and came back the next year to win the alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge in 2015. His business, WrightGrid, is “on a mission to enhance personal connectivity by deploying accessible and sustainable power solutions in public…