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Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 1

At the 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April, Babson named four alumni of its undergraduate and graduate programs as Rising Star honorees. Touring musician and founder of Road Dog Music Group, Jamie Kent ’09 walked onstage and shared that he is often asked how being an entrepreneur and a…

Emily Denoble

GoBag: 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…

Antonette Ho

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

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 5 at 4:30pm in Olin at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge botkeeper (Enrico Palmerino ’11) GEMS Corporation (Annie Feldman MBA’16, Andrew Schwartz, Jeffrey Lipton and Ted Liao) Gopapaya (Jorge Pascual MBA’13) Rapidocc (Chirag Shah…

Emily Denoble

DARTdrones: 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…