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Takeaways from Pitching to Investors

The following post is from Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur that is preparing to pitch to investors or raise capital at some point in the future, should know the words of Richard Harroch, “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and…

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Free Resources for Your Startup

The following post is from Sean O’Neill MBA’18, founder of Hangout, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Most startups don’t have an office. Some don’t even have a garage. Luckily for all of us, there are many free resources available online to help your team coordinate, plan, organize, and take action no matter where you are…

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The Problem of Procrastination (with few cures)

The following post is from Mohit Juneja MBA’18, co-founder of Meldtrend, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Professor Dan Ariely is author of  New York Times bestseller, Predictably Irrational (Pi).  He has shaped my thoughts with his insights of human behavior using experiments. In his book, he gives an example of the problem of procrastination and…

Fall 2016 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Venture Accelerator, the Blank Center awards about a dozen entrepreneurs each semester with access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their ventures. The undergraduate and graduate hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information amongst student entrepreneurs. Read more about the fall 2016 hatchery businesses:  …

Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Tomorrow marks the start of Babson’s 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week! From November 10-17, Babson will be hosting a series of events and activities celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW. Celebrated in 160 countries, GEW brings together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuity through local, national, and global activities. Here…

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Brad George

Professor. World traveler. Sustainability. Dance studio. What do these things have in common? Brad George! Professor George has been part of the Babson community for the last ten years. During the last decade, Professor George has advised students and educators from all the around the world. He has also practiced being an entrepreneur – through…

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Balancing Act

The following post is from Trevor Grode ’19, founder of Revive Hemp Foods, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Let’s try and make this quick because I have a lot to do. It’s currently 12:45 AM and this blog post is the second to last task I have to do today. Next week I have a…

#How2Tuesday: How to Use Storytelling

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, November 8 at 5pm! How 2 Use Storytelling with Lakshmi Balachandra, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson! This session focuses on what entrepreneurs should consider when crafting their pitches – specifically, the how stories can capture investors’ interest when entrepreneurs pitch their ventures for funding.  Participants will…

Three Minutes. Three Slides. 17th Annual Rocket Pitch

Today marks the 17th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pierce Atwood LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 86 presentations scheduled today from Babson students (ugrad, MSEL, MBA), Wellesley College students and Babson alumni, each with only three minutes and three slides to clearly and succinctly deliver the critical differentiating elements…

Lula Technologies, Inc. Wins SoFi Entrepreneur Program Pitch Competition at Babson

Undergraduate hatchery team Lula Technologies, Inc. (Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19 and Michael Vega-Sanz ’19) won the SoFi Entrepreneur Program Pitch Competition at Babson on October 24. Lula competed against four other graduate and undergraduate startups. The winner received a $2,000 cash prize from SoFi and automatic entry into the SoFi Entrepreneur Program. Congratulations to all participants!…