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Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Use Free Tools for Your Startup

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 17 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How 2 Use Free Tools for Your Startup with Greg Gomer ’07, co-founder of HqO. Starting a company isn’t always glamorous, especially when cash is low (or doesn’t exist). Sometimes as an entrepreneur, you have to be…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Raise from a Student Venture Fund

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 10 at 5pm in Luksic 101 (note room location): How 2 Raise from a Student Venture Fund with Contrary Capital, Dorm Room Fund and Rough Draft Ventures! We’ve all heard of student venture funds, but how are they different from standard VC funds? Shereen Shermak, Partner,…

Antonette Ho

Fashion & the Environment

The Babson Fashion Initiative will be hosting a conversation about Fashion and the Environment on Wednesday, April 11 at 3pm in the Blank Center. Prof. Caroline Daniels, FEI, will discuss the impact of Fashion on the Environment. Cheryl Kiser, Director of the Lewis Institute, will discuss Social Innovation in Fashion. CEO Kathryn Hilderbrand of The…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Run Your Company When You’re Forced to Bootstrap It

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 3 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How 2 Run Your Company When You’re Forced to Bootstrap It with Pierce Atwood and Open Water Power! Raising money is oftentimes a goal for entrepreneurs who are in need of capital. But what if you were…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Validate a Business Idea

Bradley George, an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson, recently led a How 2 Tuesday session focused on the process of validating a business idea. He began by defining “validate” as “to demonstrate or support the truth or value of something.” Professor George explained that aspiring entrepreneurs must confirm that both their idea solves a…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Activate Your Venture at a Live Event

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, March 27 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Activate Your Venture at a Live Event with Joe Lovett of Cramer! Participating at a tradeshow or expo can be daunting. You’re one of many companies that attendees might pass by. But how is a…

Antonette Ho

Third Time’s the Charm! The Inside Scoop on Franchising

New date for our franchising panel, due to the upcoming snowstorm! Our panel discussion is now on Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30pm in Olin 120 (hopefully no snow this time!). Franchising generates trillions of dollars of annual economic output. Franchises employ millions of people. But what is franchising all about, and is it for you?…

Antonette Ho

Female Founder Resources

In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight how we are supporting female founders at Babson. The Blank Center, in partnership with our colleagues at the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), has compiled some specific resources that female founders can take advantage of through our centers and beyond. This fall, the Blank…

Antonette Ho

New Date! Learn the Inside Scoop on Franchising

New date for our franchising panel, due to the upcoming snowstorm! Our panel discussion is now on Tuesday, March 13 at 6pm in the Needham Wellesley Room (ground floor of Olin Hall). Franchising generates trillions of dollars of annual economic output. Franchises employ millions of people. But what is franchising all about, and is it…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Understand SEO

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, March 6 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Understand SEO with Kerri Koncius ’01, founder of Koncius Digital Marketing! Are you new to SEO? Or want a refresher? During this session, Kerri will cover the basics, including: How To Optimize Your Website for…