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The Glavin Office

Join us as we Celebrate International Education Week!

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange here at Babson College and worldwide. Babson has students representing 83 different countries and now offers over 100 different international opportunities between Education Abroad (semester/year-long) programs, Electives Abroad, International Consulting, Service Immersion Opportunities, etc. – these are just some…

The Glavin Office

Eat, Braai, Love

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Danielle Cataldo ’17… “What did you just say?” was the first phrase that came to mind when a local friend approached me and asked if I was going to the braai later on that night. In that moment I went through numerous options as to…

Antonette Ho

Future of Fashion

The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) will be hosting its second event of the semester, The Future of Fashion, as part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. Speakers will include representatives from TJX, Life is Good, Baycrew’s Group (one of the largest fashion retailers in Japan), and Wolverine to talk about the future trends in the Fashion…

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…

Antonette Ho

Customer Learning

Learning about your customers may seem obvious to first-time entrepreneurs. However, for many founders, the moving pieces of a business sometimes gets in the way. We lose sight about what is important to the customer and, as a startup, we forget that we are providing value to the customer. During the Summer Venture Program (SVP),…

Antonette Ho

What Are Investors Looking For?

As fundraising is an area that entrepreneurs often have questions about, the Summer Venture Program invited three investors to share their side of the story. We were privileged to have Natalie Bartlett of General Catalyst/Rough Draft Ventures; Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels; and Jason Frishman, Founder of NetCapital provide their insights. The three…

Antonette Ho

How to Raise a Seed Round

Being an entrepreneur and angel investor himself, Summer Venture Program director David Chang has seen both sides of the fundraising process. As part of “fundraising week” at SVP, David hosted a session for participants covering the basics of fundraising and tactics. David started the session by sharing the different sources of capital. The ones we…

Antonette Ho

Tips for Entrepreneurs from the 2017 Summer Venture Program Cohort

This past summer, the Blank Center had the privilege of accelerating 14 startups through the Summer Venture Program. Over the last 10 weeks, our participants have gone achieved many milestones, but have also faced challenges. Here are tips for aspiring entrepreneurs from this year’s SVP cohort: Just get started doing things – nothing is worse…

Antonette Ho

Raising Money

The Summer Venture Program (SVP) was fortunate to have Les Charm, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneur, visit Workbar Boston mid-July. A beloved faculty member, Les has taught graduate students and executives from all over the world. Aside from teaching, Les has had years of experience being on boards of companies. Through his own experiences, Les has…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Vinci

Team: Eagle Wu ’19: Co-Founder, CEO Tiffany Yue: Co-Founder, CTO What’s Vinci? Using next-gen virtual reality, we help people communicate and experience the 3 dimensional world in a 3 dimensional space – as it should be. VINCI offers a full service integration covering hardware setup, software development and distribution for Enterprise VR solutions. Our services…