Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Blank Center

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Shriyans Bhandari & Greensole

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Ryan Lupberger & cleancult

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Anup Gosavi & Spext

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

Jake Maude

2018 B-Seeds Competition

This year as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a handful of Babson’s most promising startups gather to pitch about their social impact as part of the B-Seeds Social Impact Business Competition. B-SEEDS is a student-run organization, and stands for Babson Sustain the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Drive Social change. The judges for the event were: Rich…

Alexandra Dunk

Before You Sign on the Dotted Line: How 2 Read a Term Sheet

Terminal value? Full ratchet? Protective provisions? What do these terms actually mean? Angelo Santinelli, adjunct lecturer at Babson and founder of Dakin Management, joined us for the last How 2 Tuesday session of the semester and shared advice for entrepreneurs who are raising money and trying to decipher terms in How 2 Read a Term…

Alexandra Dunk

Right on the Money: David Chang’s Fundraising Advice

Funding: Everyone wants it, but no one knows how to get it. David Chang, entrepreneur (5 startups/exits), angel investor (40 startups), and Summer Venture Program director, joined us at the Blank Center for How 2 Raise a Seed Round to demystify fundraising and to share pitch tips. Here are five takeaways from his presentation for…

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

How to Start a Startup: Roundup of How 2 Tuesdays

How 2 Tuesdays at the Blank Center are short, workshop style sessions meant to bring you very specific, user friendly instruction on some of the most important things you need to know for your venture. They follow the journey of a startup, from business idea to scalable business, touching on every stage in between. What’s…

Alexandra Dunk

Prepare to Pitch: Three Tips for Rocket Pitch Presenters

The 19th annual Rocket Pitch is just a few weeks away, and this year’s student and alumni presenters are in the middle of preparing and practicing – and practicing again. Here are three tips for presenters, from Babson entrepreneurs with pitching experience under their belts. Know your stuff – but remember that your audience doesn’t…

Alexandra Dunk

How 2 Tuesdays Return This Fall

We’ll be bringing back our popular #How2Tuesday series at the Blank Center on Tuesday, October 9. Hosted by content experts, How 2 Tuesdays are short, workshop style sessions meant to bring you very specific, user friendly instruction on some of the most important things you need to know for your venture. Every Tuesday at 5pm, we cover a…