Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Use Free Tools for Your Startup

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 17 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How 2 Use Free Tools for Your Startup with Greg Gomer ’07, co-founder of HqO. Starting a company isn’t always glamorous, especially when cash is low (or doesn’t exist). Sometimes as an entrepreneur, you have to be…

Antonette Ho

Meet the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists

  Later this evening, nine startups will present in front of a panel of judges for their share of $200K+ in cash and prizes during the B.E.T.A. Challenge finals. Who are this year’s finalists? Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics is empowering single mother families and creating lasting social impact through every day natural personal care and…

Antonette Ho

2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Judges

We’ve been highlighting the B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists a lot lately, so we wanted to take the time to showcase some of judges for tomorrow’s presentations! The B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge is Babson’s annual business competition, recognizing major milestones startups have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate, and alumni B.E.T.A.…

Antonette Ho

Congrats 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists. Watch the entrepreneurs compete for $200,000 in cash and in-kind services on Thursday, April 12! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio MBA’17 and Ankit Newaskar MBA’17) SlapFive (Jeffrey Ernst ’86, MBA’89) Graduate Challenge Dondoctor…

Jake Maude

Founder Friday with Mike Sepso of Major League Gaming

Mike Sepso recently participated in the Blank Center’s Founder Friday, where he shared how he went from an undergrad at Babson in 1994 to starting Major League Gaming, which was sold to Activision Blizzard Inc for $46 million in 2016. The History Sepso was into broadband even before it was a big thing. At that…

Antonette Ho

2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 4 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) COI Energy Services Inc. (Prakash Bhatia MBA’10) Curious Reactor (Gideon Coltof MBA’12) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio…

Jake Maude

Ralph Wagner | Walnut Ventures

The Walnut Ventures meeting provides a relaxed, casual setting for angel investors from diverse backgrounds. The format was similar to other investor meetings I’d attended. There was is an introduction and the pitch itself, which was followed by a round of questions. After a company presents, the entrepreneurs are asked to leave the room and…

Antonette Ho

Female Founder Resources

In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight how we are supporting female founders at Babson. The Blank Center, in partnership with our colleagues at the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), has compiled some specific resources that female founders can take advantage of through our centers and beyond. This fall, the Blank…

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Babson to Offer Summer Experience for Entrepreneurs in San Francisco

This summer, we’re excited to offer Babson entrepreneurs another experience in San Francisco at Babson’s location in SoMa, the hub of the startup ecosystem. Babson Summer Catalyst is a 10-week pre-accelerator experience in San Francisco designed to help early-stage seed-level entrepreneurs through co-working and access to the SF/Silicon Valley ecosystem. Throughout the experience, Summer Catalyst teams are…

Jake Maude

Jeff Bussgang’s Entering Startupland

On February 15th, Babson hosted Jeff Bussgang, a venture capitalist at Flybridge Capital Partners, and the author of Mastering the VC Game. His latest book, Entering Startupland, draws from a breadth of experience in startups and venture capital. The book focuses on helping “joiners” figure out how to get into a startup, and setting their…