Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

Babson San Francisco

Week 4: SF Summer Venture Program

Lot’s of happenings @ Babson San Francisco! We had a very eventful week including 3 all star speakers Elliott Adams (Customer Development), Armando Biondi (Growth Strategies), and Dwight Gertz (Decisions), our 5th *Hot Seat*, a Gari focus group, office hours with mentors, and we celebrated IdaRose’s birthday! Elliott, one of our SVP advisors, gave an overview of the business…

How to Deal With the Unexpected

What happens to a business when an unexpected obstacle occurs? To emulate what could happen in starting a new venture, Stephen Brand, co-director of Wellesley’s Summer Venture Program, facilitated an “enterprise game” for participants of the Wellesley cohort several weeks ago. The participants were divided into groups and were tasked with creating a new venture…

Babson San Francisco

Week 3: SF Summer Venture Program

Another productive and fun-filled week @ Babson San Francisco! This week featured Babson @ the Ballpark, two *Hot Seats*, guest speakers, and an SVP alumni panel! For Wisdom Wednesday, digital marketing expert Adam Helweh helped our entrepreneurs with their landing pages and offered office hours to discuss UI and UX.  We then listened to a presentation about target…

Babson San Francisco

Week 2: SF Summer Venture Program

Babson’s SF Summer Venture Program is in full swing! Our entrepreneurs are acclimating to the Bay Area and progressing on their startups. Every Monday, everyone updates the community on their achievements, key learnings, and goals that they hope to accomplish that week. The next day, we had a presentation from Michelle Messina and Jon Baer, co-authors…

Babson San Francisco

Week 1: SF Summer Venture Program

On Monday May 23, we kicked off the 2016 Summer Venture Program in San Francisco! SF SVP Director, IdaRose Sylvester welcomed our 11 teams to the Bay Area and introduced the Silicon Valley mindset and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Afterward, we solved a team building puzzle and went bowling, which was a great opportunity to connect with each other…

Babson San Francisco

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,…

Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On Wednesday, April 13, the Blank Center co-hosted Babson Celebrating Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®. The event took place in Knight Auditorium, where Babson College recognized this year’s four Rising Stars, announced winners of the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge,…

Babson Hatchery

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…