Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Blank Center

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Make a Prototype

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 24 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Make a Prototype with SOLIDWORKS! Looking to create a hardware prototype? Our friends at SOLIDWORKS will be coming to campus to share their experiences and resources available to Babson entrepreneurs! Some of the topics that…

Antonette Ho

Rocket Pitch 2.0!

Join us for our 18th annual Rocket Pitch! Rocket Pitch is an annual event where Babson (students and alumni), Olin Engineering and Wellesley College student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a large audience of students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers. Each entrepreneur is given three minutes and three PowerPoint slides to quickly and succinctly deliver…

Antonette Ho

The Fashion Table!

The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) will be hosting its kick-off event, The Fashion Table, on Wednesday, October 25! During this interactive session, attendees will be discussing topics that they are passionate about regarding the fashion industry, and how to work on these initiatives at Babson. This is a great opportunity for attendees to share their…

Emily Denoble

Honoring Cyril Camus ’91 and 2017 Rising Stars

To kick off this year’s Back to Babson weekend, the college hosted the Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® awards gala. During this event, Babson recognized alumni entrepreneurs who create economic and social value everywhere. Attendees included members of Babson’s governance, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This year’s Rising Star Honorees were Leon Logothetis…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Uncover and Shape Your Value Proposition

Our How 2 Tuesday series returned for the year with an interactive workshop with Professor Andrew Corbett! Professor Corbett is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson Research Scholar and serves as Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division. He joined us to teach Babson entrepreneurs how to uncover and shape the value propositions of their businesses. Professor Corbett…

Emily Denoble

Demystifying BCERC

Professor Andrew “Zach” Zacharakis is the John H. Muller, Jr. Chair in Entrepreneurship at Babson and the Director of BCERC. His academic interests include entrepreneurship, venture capital, and new venture creation. Professor Zacharakis teaches courses at the graduate level and his research has been published in academic journals including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Small…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Source and Import Goods from Overseas

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 17 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Source and Import Goods from Overseas with John Busch! Please note we’re back in the Blank Center for the rest of the semester! From a small office in Waltham, Acquest Company sourced and imported $71MM…

Emily Denoble

Brett Markinson: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Brett Markinson ’89 is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in the development of many successful businesses, including HauteLook.com, SoleSociety.com, Innovent Capital, and TheOIX.com. At Babson, he pursued concentrations in entrepreneurship and finance. Brett brings a great amount of expertise to his newest role on the Blank Center’s Advisory Board. During the recent Back…

Emily Denoble

Demystifying the STEP Project

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in Babson’s Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and the Academic Director for Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP). He has taught entrepreneurship and family entrepreneurship courses to students at levels ranging from undergraduates to graduates and executives. Babson has recently emphasized the importance of…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Discover Your Customer

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 10 at 5pm in Luksic 101: How 2 Discover Your Customer with Keith Hopper! Please note the room location is Luksic 101. The majority of new products fail because their creators lack a complete understanding of their customers. In this hands-on workshop, Keith will define Customer…