Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Avoid Top 10 Startup Mistakes

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, February 28 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Avoid the Top 10 Startup Mistakes, featuring Jack Steele, Esq. of Pierce Atwood and Babson’s own Joanna Geisinger MBA’18 of TORq Interface. As an entrepreneur starting a new venture, you are constantly faced with making…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Divide Equity

For the Blank Center’s first How 2 Tuesday event of the semester, Senior Lecturer Les Charm hosted a workshop on approaches and important topics to consider when dividing equity among the founders of a new business. He calls this the “kitchen table discussion” because it often takes place at an informal location, such as a…

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Hanson Grant, Founder of Think Board, graduated from Babson’s undergraduate program in 2016. His ground-breaking company sells dry-erase film that turns any surface into a whiteboard. Hanson’s energy, focus on customer engagement, and passion drove Think Board to win the 2015 undergraduate B.E.T.A. Challenge. Although the chance to win $20,000 was the main motivation Hanson…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How To Do In Depth Market Research

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, Tuesday, February 21 at 5pm! How 2 Do In Depth Market Research with Angelo Santinelli, Adjunct Lecturer of Entrepreneurship! Just Start! Act! Go talk to Customers! For today’s millennial entrepreneur this means email or survey people. However, most entrepreneurs really don’t know how to create and administer…

Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Lakshmi Balachandra

Lakshmi Balachandra is one of the friendliest professors I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She walks around campus with a smile on her face and an interest in what her former students are involved in now. I know this because she was my FME professor! Professor Balachandra is persistent, dedicated, loyal, and silly,…

Antonette Ho

February Blank in Boston Event – NEW DATE – Thursday, February 16

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. We are excited to share that we have rescheduled the Blank in Boston Fintech Panel for Thursday, February 16. Fintech from a Founder’s Perspective Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Babson Boston 100 High Street, 1st Floor (entrance on Federal…

Antonette Ho

Len Green’s Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge

Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence Len Green is coming back to campus on Friday, February 24 for a special treat! If you’re an undergrad a Babson, you’ve probably heard of the “Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge.” The Blank Center is proud to be hosting a special edition of this course! As Len Green shared, “The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge is like…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Divide Equity

We’re thrilled for our first #How2Tuesday of 2017! Tuesday, February 14 at 5pm in Luksic 101: How 2 Divide Equity with Professor Les Charm, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship! Not sure how to divide equity with your founders? Join us for an interactive workshop with Professor Les Charm on Tuesday, February 14 at 5pm in Luksic…

Antonette Ho

How 2 Use Storytelling

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Our last #How2Tuesday  this past fall was Pitching: The Art of Storytelling. We had the honor of having Professor Lakshimi Balachandra host this session. Speaking from her own VC background, Professor Balachandra identified/ranked the five most important factors an investor is…

Antonette Ho

Blank in Boston: Fintech from a Founder’s Perspective

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Are you interested in the intersection of finance and technology? You have likely been hearing a lot of buzz around Fintech. It is a sector that is set to attract global investment of over $150 Billion within the next 3-5 years and…