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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…

Emily Denoble

Think Board: Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Hanson Grant, Founder of Think Board, graduated from Babson’s undergraduate program in 2016. His ground-breaking company sells dry-erase film that turns any surface into a whiteboard. Hanson’s energy, focus on customer engagement, and passion drove Think Board to win the 2015 undergraduate B.E.T.A. Challenge. Although the chance to win $20,000 was the main motivation Hanson…

Antonette Ho

Are You Up For the B.E.T.A. Challenge?

Babson is the first academic institution to have a business plan competition. We were also the first to get rid of it. With the growing trend that action is what helps entrepreneurs get ahead, the Blank Center reshaped Babson’s business competition to what is now the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge. Now in its…

Ziyan Liu

Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

On Wednesday, April 13, the Blank Center co-hosted Babson Celebrating Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®. The event took place in Knight Auditorium, where Babson College recognized this year’s four Rising Stars, announced winners of the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge, and also recognized the 2016 Hall of Fame honoree Eric G. Johnson ’72, P’08,…

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…

Babson Hatchery

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…