Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Butler Venture Accelerator

How to Overcome Stage Fright

The following post is from Emily Denoble ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Sharon Sinnott, faculty member and Director of the Babson College Speech Center, took center stage for Thursday’s lunch-and-learn workshop. The Speech Center assists the entire Babson community, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni, enhance their verbal communication skills. This is a…

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How Surfing Changed My Life

The following post is from Diego Pacheco M’16, co-founder of Cociel, a spring 2016 hatchery business. I would like to tell you the story on how surfing changed my life and how because of it, I’m graduating from my MBA at Babson. When I was 12 years old my uncle Rafael (One of the first…

Overcome Your Fear of Networking

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. Networking may be seamless or challenging for you, but whatever it is, we all can attest to its power. For instance, according to Kim Miles, Founder of Miles In Heels Productions, effective networking got her to where she is. …

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2016 San Francisco Summer Venture Program Teams

In our pilot year, we will have 11 teams working on their ventures in San Francisco! Babson entrepreneurs will receive advisors, mentors, co-working space, and valuable resources to accelerate their business throughout the 10 week Summer Venture Program. We also have 16 teams at Babson’s main campus in Wellesley. Our first San Francisco cohort includes the…

2016 Summer Venture Program Wellesley

Today we start the Summer Venture Program in Wellesley! We are excited to have 16 teams in the Wellesley program this year. The Summer Venture Program is a a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. SVP supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering,…

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5 Businesses to Start from your College Dorm Room

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a spring 2016 hatchery business. College is a magical time filled with new experiences, exploring yourself, making lifelong friendships, joining a billion clubs, and doing homework into the early AM hours. But one detail that often gets overlooked is how a student might pay…

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Four Mantras for Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Adam Martel M’17 and Richard Palmer M’16, co-founders of Gravyty, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  Four thoughts for the wary, ambitious, overworked, underpaid, overextended, underappreciated, overwhelmed, brilliant entrepreneur; no matter where you may be on your entrepreneurial adventure Starting a business is hard, really hard.  You lose friends, see your…

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Bringing Together Babson’s Education for Entrepreneurship

The following post is from Nicholas Valles ’18, founder of College C.A.M.P, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  Unlike most students at Babson College, I was unable to officially participate in the Foundations of Managerial Entrepreneurship course as a freshman.  Why?  Well, I am actually a transfer student from the University of Southern California.  This is…

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Inception process: knowing where you should start to build your product

The following post is from Francine Veloni Gervazio M’16, co-founder of Cargo42, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Most of the tech startups always face in their first days the typical question: “What should be the first step to develop my system? What should be prioritized?”. In order to answer this question, our team has decided to…

How 2 Make Sure You Don’t Get Sued

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Earlier this month, we were honored to have Jack Steele from Pierce Atwood LLP, a premier law firm with a catalyst team that consists of experienced business advisors, host How 2 Make Sure You Don’t Get Sued. Experienced with helping entrepreneurs…