Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

Emily Lagasse

Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

2015 Summer Venture Program

On Monday, May 18, the Butler Venture Accelerator kicked off its 2015 Summer Venture Program. The Summer Venture Program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson College, F.W. Olin College of Engineering, and Wellesley College. 15 teams were chosen to participate in the program each summer. For the next ten weeks, the 15…

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: HigherMe

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods. Founder’s Names, ages and graduation years: Evan Lodge (29) M’14  Head of Product Rob Hunter (30) M’14  CEO Industry: HR Tech / Vertical marketplace What…

Building Your Team

Arjun Bhatnagar ’18 and Andrew Coca ’18 of Hey! HeadsUp (a Babson hatchery business) recently hosted a peer to peer session on building a team for the Butler Venture Accelerator. Hey! headsUp is an interactive service that schedules reminders onto another’s calendar or to-do list. As freshmen in Babson’s undergraduate program, Bhatnagar and Coca have grown their…

Yerim Kim

An exploration of entrepreneurship education in Africa

On April 22nd, Akeem Allen ’17 of CREED and Marvin Tarawally ’17 of Students Making a Real Transformation (SMART) Liberia (formerly Student Reform Initiative) joined members of the Butler Venture Accelerator on their experience of spreading Entrepreneurship spirit in Africa. CREED was established in November of 2014 to provide education to broader education in Mamelodi…

Leverage insights from payment data analytics

We are all aware that one of the key success drivers for startups is understanding and making the most out of the resources available. Having dived deep into the payment industry, Intelligent Payment Networks (IPN) team realized how valuable the insights gained from analyzing the business’s electronic payment processing could be the overall business decision-making…

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Taylor Stitch

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods. Title of each founder: We are all co-founders Industry: Clothing Design & Retail What do you sell: Tailored casual men’s and women’s clothing and accessories…

B.E.T.A. Challenge Finals – who will win $20,000??

The day is finally here! Starting at 1pm in Olin 120, watch entrepreneurs as they compete for over $100,000 in cash and in-kind services! The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni challenges each win $20,000 in cash plus “services in kind” donations…

Babson Hatchery

Beginning a Business at Babson

The following post is from William Ruiz M’16, co-founder of FoodME , a spring 2015 hatchery business. There’s an invisible line between fantasy and reality as far as idea generation goes. In a competitive environment that is saturated by so many entrepreneurs, ventures are being conceptualized left and right.  Some ideas are considered better than…