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Entrepreneurs and Perfection

The following post is from Kunal Kumar MBA’18, co-founder of Verrocon, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Perfection can be the biggest obstacle for an Entrepreneur. I realized it the hard way. “Blingtion”, was my first venture that I worked on, it was about shoes with interchangeable shoe accessories. I figured that I’ll make the best…

Antonette Ho

How 2 Position Your Brand

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. This past fall, we had the honor to have Dough Fox of Brand Fox, host a session teaching entrepreneurs how to position a company’s brand to better connect and convert their audience. Doug has twenty years’ experience as a brand strategist.…

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Perseverance and Raising Capital

The following post is from Michael Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple When word got around that my brother and I raised $200,000 in a four week span…

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Business Feasibility – A Journey Common To All Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Aakant Taurani MBA’17, co-founder of Runner’s Convoy, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Many novice entrepreneurs wonder if they are on the right track when working on their business ideas. While guts and luck do play a big role in the success of new businesses, feasibility checks are among the most…

Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Yasu Yamakawa

Passionate. Curious. Focused. Resilient. Those are the four words that Professor Yasu Yamakawa uses to describe himself. Having the pleasure of assisting him with the course Made in Japan: Culture and Opportunities the past two years, these four words do ring true. Seeing him in action on and off Babson’s Wellesley campus, Professor Yamakawa has helped…

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Two Things That Make YOUNG Entrepreneurs Successful

The following post is from Michael Kurson ’18, founder of Briggs Original, a fall 2016 hatchery business. My name is Michael Kurson and I’m a Co-Founder at Briggs Original, an alcoholic seltzer company. I’m a 21 year old junior at Babson College, and I have been working on this company for the last 8 months.…

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Blank in Boston: Sales is Everything

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Are you looking to jumpstart your sales at your startup in 2017? Join the Blank Center in Boston on Thursday, January 12th at 5:30 p.m. for a panel discussion on “Sales is Everything: Tips and Tricks from Successful Babson Entrepreneurs”. Babson alumni…

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Are You Up For the B.E.T.A. Challenge?

Babson is the first academic institution to have a business plan competition. We were also the first to get rid of it. With the growing trend that action is what helps entrepreneurs get ahead, the Blank Center reshaped Babson’s business competition to what is now the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge. Now in its…

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The Start-Up Checklist

The following checklist is from Courtney Wilson MBA’17, founder of DropZone for Veterans, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Below is The Start-Up Checklist that I created: standardizing routine operations maximizes efficiency. Getting Started Register Website Domain Install Google Analytics on Website Register Company E-Mail Address Install Boomerang Install Rapportive Install Calendly Create MailChimp Account Register…

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Future of Fashion

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative hosted a panel: The Future of Fashion. The panelists included Jay Adams, Co-Founder and CEO of BRASS, Dan Marques, Director of Online Marketing at Talbots, Aman Advani, CEO of Ministry…