Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Events

Alexandra Dunk

Starting Out and Selling Online: How 2 Sell via Ecommerce

For entrepreneurs starting out in the e-commerce space, it can be hard to know what resources to integrate and leverage. In How 2 Sell via Ecommerce, Ross Beyeler ’09, Founder of Growth Spark and COO of Trellis, shared some incredibly valuable resources with us. As Ross explained, “I find early on as an entrepreneur, it’s…

Alexandra Dunk

Decoding Deals: How 2 Come to Terms with Angel and Venture Term Sheets

Term sheets: Can’t live with them, can’t live without them, definitely can’t make sense of them. Mike Conza, Partner at Morgan Lewis, walked us through some of the complexities in How 2 Come to Terms with Angel and Venture Term Sheets. He opened the session by explaining the difference between angel and venture capital. Angel…

Alexandra Dunk

Funding Fit: How 2 Be Bankable

When entrepreneurs are looking to fund their startup, generally they first think of raising money from investors. But, according to the Kauffman Foundation, “about 40% of initial startup capital in a newly founded business is debt that originates from banks.” Lindsay Blakey, Vice President, Business Development Sales Manager, and Michael DiCiaccio, Vice President, Business Banking…

Alexandra Dunk

Goal Getters: The 2018-2019 Fast Track Cohort

Building a business while juggling academics and life is no easy task – but there are Babson entrepreneurs who are doing it. And, for them, there is the Butler Launch Pad‘s Fast Track Cohort. The 2018-2019 cohort, a group of undergraduate and graduate student and alumni entrepreneurs, met weekly through the academic year to get…

Alexandra Dunk

Ups, Downs, and Lessons: How 2 Survive from Failure

Is failure a f-word? We say no – As tough as it can be, there are opportunities that come along with failure. Moderated by Mary Gale, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship, a panel of Babson alumni and professors – Emily Lagasse MBA’15, Fedwell Pet Foods and Petwell Supply; Kenneth (K.J.) Neilson MBA’11, entrepreneur; Ian So ’08,…

Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists! Watch the nine startups pitch in front of a panel of judges for their share of over $300,000 in cash and prizes on Thursday, April 11 during the B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale. In celebration of Babson’s Centennial, three additional awards will be given during…

Alexandra Dunk

Estimating Sales from Samples: How 2 Get Maximum Benefit from Surveys

Surveys are a tremendous tool for entrepreneurs. In fact, you can use surveys to estimate your venture’s potential sales. But this depends on you asking the right questions in the right ways. In How 2 Get Maximum Benefit from Surveys, Professor Alisa Jno-Charles ’05 MBA’11 shared her suggestions for writing an effective survey and leveraging…

Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 3 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Artyfactos (Angela Sanchez MBA’11 and Jaime Gomez) Forefront (Yulkendy Valdez ’17 and Josuel Plasencia ’17) Legably (San Dahan MBA’17, Daniel Reilly, and…

Alexandra Dunk

Spring Break To Do List for Babson Entrepreneurs

Are you headed for the sun, slopes, or a staycation this spring break? Whether you’re resting up or jetting off, here are four must do’s for Babson entrepreneurs to make your break count. Register for the Founders Summit The Founders Summit on Thursday, April 11 is a new event for Babson founders and builders of…