Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: entrepreneurial journey

Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 1

At the 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April, Babson named four alumni of its undergraduate and graduate programs as Rising Star honorees. Touring musician and founder of Road Dog Music Group, Jamie Kent ’09 walked onstage and shared that he is often asked how being an entrepreneur and a…

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Working in the Hatchery

The following post is from Jack Rokous ’19, founder of Roko Design & Apparel Co., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Roko is a hand designed apparel company. The undergraduate hatchery space has been a game-changer for my business and myself. After running my clothing brand out of my dorm room, and then eTower’s conference room…

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Many Paths to Entrepreneurship

The following post is from David Mungai MBA’17, co-founder of Newton Tree Capital, a spring 2017 hatchery business. Newton Tree Capital is a search fund that is looking for an established and successful small business to acquire and operate. In Olin Hall there is a big banner that says “Entrepreneurs Of All Kinds,” meaning we…

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Setting the Road to Succeed

The following post is from Juan Giraldo MBA’18, co-founder of Wanku – Healthy Tradition, a spring 2017 hatchery business. WANKU is an ancestral and refreshing herbal infusion made out of more than 20 medicinal herbs and aromatic flowers from the Andes. WANKU sources 100% organic ingredients directly from Andean smallholder farmers at fair trade prices. When…

Emily Denoble

Honoring Thomas MBA’63 and Laurie Cunnington

At the Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® event, Babson was proud to name Thomas W. Cunnington, MBA’63, and his wife, Laurie Cunnington, to the Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. They are both partners of Cunnington & Cunnington, a consulting firm based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, that specializes in energy projects. They started this…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Raise a Seed Round

The Blank Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, a firm that helps nonprofits raise more money and build better relationships with donors. In the last year, Gravyty raised a seed round and returned to campus to help Babson startups to do the same. One of…

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Developer Options

The following post is from Sean O’Neill MBA’18, founder of Hangout, a spring 2017 hatchery business. Hangout is making hangovers history, one shot at a time Like many young entrepreneurs, when I started my first company I was basically flying by the seat of my pants. Not only had I never started a business before,…

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Use Your Network

The following post is from Charles Morris ’19, of Briggs Original Inc., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Briggs Original Inc. has created the worlds first all-natural, gluten-free, spiked sparkling water made with real New England Cranberry. The company will be launching its first product, Boston Cranberry, in Boston, in the Spring of 2017. One of…