Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Founder Fridays

Antonette Ho

Hear Founder Story of Mike Sepso ’94, Co-founder of Major League Gaming

In 2002, Mike Sepso’94 co-founded Major League Gaming, transforming the way people play and experience online gaming all around the world. From the first ever televised eSports competition in 2006 to the creation of the first pro gaming circuit of players in North America, MLG has been a leading force in the development of the…

Antonette Ho

Accelerate Your Venture this Fall!

Do you have an entrepreneurial idea? Need help moving it forward? The Butler Launch Pad provides resources to entrepreneurs at all stages, including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more! This fall we are excited to share that to foster deeper relationships within the community and to help entrepreneurs be more…

Antonette Ho

Founder Fridays with Founders from Babson’s Hatchery

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, April 8 at 11am with some of Babson’s hatchery businesses! Here are the founders that will be sharing their stories: Brendan Barbato ’17: Shelfie Shelfie is an interactive, social platform where charities can create value, enhance their image, and strengthen customer intimacy by directly marketing…

Antonette Ho

Apparao Karri’s Story

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On March 25, Apparao Karri M’12 shared his entrepreneurial experience for Founder Friday at the Blank Center. He graduated from Babson Graduate School in 2012 and started his company Cintell, an enterprise technology startup that helps businesses engage with their customers…

Antonette Ho

Founder Friday with Dan Fireman

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, April 1 at 11am with Dan Fireman M’00 of Fireman Capital! Dan founded Fireman Capital Partners in 2008 and currently focuses on all aspects of the Fund’s investment strategy, execution and portfolio company management. Over the last eight years, Dan has been responsible for raising…

Antonette Ho

Jon Carson’s Story

On March 4, the Blank Center hosted Jon Carson ’79 for Founder Friday. Jon is a serial entrepreneur: one of his most well-known ventures being BiddingForGood (BFG) which created an entirely new category of shopping, charitable commerce. Bidding for Good was acquired by FrontStream in July 2015. Jon is currently on his fifth venture, and through…

Antonette Ho

Welcome Back from Spring Break! Blank Center Happenings

Spring break is always a sign that the semester is more than halfway done, and like most departments on campus, the Blank Center has no shortage of events, programs and resources for our entrepreneurs through the Butler Venture Accelerator. Here are some of the highlights this week. We hope to see you at some, if…

Antonette Ho

Founder Friday with Apparao Karri

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, March 25 at 11am with Apparao Karri M’12! Apparao is CEO and Co-Founder of Cintell, an enterprise technology company focused on helping businesses become customer-centric. Apparao is focused on bringing to market the next generation business systems that are smarter and intelligent. At Cintell, Apparao…

Ziyan Liu

Peter Biro’s Story

On February 26, the Blank Center invited Peter Biro, entrepreneur in residence of Babson, for Founder Friday. Peter is a serial entrepreneur and franchise owner of Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Naked Pizza. Peter co-founded the business which currently operates in 12 locations in Middlesex County, MA. After the success with Five Guys, in…