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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

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…

Antonette Ho

2018 Rocket Pitch – Call for Pitches!

Working on a business opportunity? Want to pitch your idea and get meaningful, immediate feedback? The answer is simple: participate in Rocket Pitch on Thursday, November 8! Now in its 19th year, Rocket Pitch is an annual event where Babson (students and alumni), Olin Engineering and Wellesley College student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to…

Alexandra Dunk

Start Your Journey with the Butler Launch Pad

Welcome back to campus or, if you’re an incoming student, welcome! The Blank Center team is excited to support you in your entrepreneurial journey. To kick off the academic year, we have a series of info sessions to introduce you to the community and resources of the Butler Launch Pad and more. BUTLER LAUNCH PAD…

Antonette Ho

Tips for Entrepreneurs from the 2018 Summer Venture Program Cohort

This past summer, the Blank Center had the privilege of accelerating 15 startups through the Summer Venture Program (SVP). The 2018 cohort was incredibly special, as this year was the 10th anniversary of the program. Over the 10 weeks of SVP, our participants have gone achieved many milestones, but have also faced challenges. Here are…

Hailey Serna

Inside Scoop from Investors

Students from the Singapore Management University (SMU) Masters of Science in Innovation program joined our Summer Venture Program entrepreneurs for an investor panel held at Babson Boston. Five investors, Natalie Bartlett of Rough Draft Ventures, Parul Singh of Founder Collective, Sanjay Manandhar of Boston Harbor Angels, Shereen Shermak, Superangel, and TJ Mahony of Accomplice, gave…

Hailey Serna

Week 10: Summer Venture Program 2018

It’s hard to believe that we are officially done with the 2018 Summer Venture Program. Our entrepreneurs have accomplished and grown so much these past 10 weeks and it truly showed during our culminating event, the Summer Venture Showcase. Let’s take a look at how our startups got here. The first half of the week…

Hailey Serna

Media Relations 101

For our lunch and learn during Summer Venture Program week 9, Fleishman Hillard and Babson’s PR Department joined forces to teach our entrepreneurs all about navigating the press and media. Sarah Francomano from Fleishman Hillard, began the talk by explaining how you can tell when your company is ready for PR and describing what PR…

Hailey Serna

Weeks 9: Summer Venture Program 2018

It is hard to believe that we just completed our last week of programming for this year’s Summer Venture Program (SVP). Our startups have grown so much since the beginning of SVP. To see what our entrepreneurs have been up to all summer, check out the previous weekly blogs (after reading this one of course).…

Antonette Ho

Special Guest Kevin Colleran ’03 to Speak at Summer Venture Showcase

We are thrilled to announce that Kevin Colleran ‘03, Founder and Managing Director, Slow Ventures, and one of the first 10 employees at Facebook, will be speaking at this year’s Summer Venture Showcase! Kevin Colleran is the Managing Director of Slow Ventures, a Seed stage venture capital firm that manages nearly $250M financed by nearly…