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8 Lessons Learned Last Year as an Entrepreneur

The following post is from Juan Giraldo MBA’18, co-founder of Waku – Healthy Traditions. Waku is a delicious herbal infusion known as “the healing water” that has been consumed for centuries in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador for its health benefits. It’s all about momentum: David Chang – Summer Venture Program Director – always spoke…

Antonette Ho

B.E.T.A. Challenge 2018: What You Need to Know Now

Want to win $20,000 for your venture? Now in its seventh year, the Blank Center’s B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate, and alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge each win a grand prize of $20,000 in cash plus​ “services in kind” donations from corporate sponsors respectively. In…

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Unicorns (or Unicamels) in the Middle East

The following post is from Ralph Haddad ’20, founder of Taste by Numeral Solutions, Inc. Numeral Solutions aims to change the way people’s tastes are integrated with their daily experiences. Our first platform called Taste is an innovative modern approach to restaurant discovery. This blog was originally posted on Medium. Access here >> I was…

Jake Maude

Marijuana and the Entrepreneur

The Blank Center’s Marijuana and the Entrepreneur was both an information session on an emerging industry and a Q&A with experts in the industry, rolled into one, and has likely sparked the imagination of numerous attendees. The panel was made up of Ben Ferri, founder of Kind & Co, Mark Slater, Chief Investment Officer at…

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The Truth Behind Finding a Tech Co-Founder

The following post is from Ernie Valladares ’20, co-founder of Third Eye Innovation. Third Eye Innovation is building an aftermarket heads up display that projects the vehicles blind spot. So you have that billion dollar “blockchain peer-to-peer app” idea but realize you have no technical background. Contrary to popular belief, “handling the business side” is…

Emily Denoble

Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity

At the 2017 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, the closing event was a panel titled “Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity.” Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of the Lewis Institute, introduced the session. “The theme of the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum is to make an impact. This panel will explore ecosystems that support socially-focused ventures. A startup’s connection to…

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Trust Your Struggle

The following post is from Jason Henares ’20, founder of .US .US is a lifestyle apparel brand that represents universal sub-cultures. I found my love for entrepreneurship in high school. On a limb I took a class called small business management in high school, similar to that of FME. I instantly fell in love with…

Jake Maude

SVP Blog Series: DetraPel

DetraPel is an amazing product that you can be sprayed on anything to make it water repellent, like a pair of shoes or a sweater. The company is run by a team of four, and headed up by David Zamarin (interviewed here), a sophomore at Babson College. Recently, they are excited to have raised some funding, and are…

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GEIR Blog Series: Rapidly Testing your Startup Idea as a Student

The following is a blog post from Joe Zhou. Joe is the founder & CEO of firstblood and a Global Entrepreneur in Residence (GEIR) at Babson College. This is the first in a series of posts by Babson’s GEIRs where they will share lessons and tips from their experience as startup founders.  As a GEIR…

Jake Maude

Launchpad Venture Group

The Launchpad Venture Group is one of the largest and top three most active Angel groups in the country, in terms of deal volume and dollars invested. The group is capped at 150 investors, and has a long waitlist to get in. The group puts about $8 million to work per year, and currently has…