Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: JumpSmart

Antonette Ho

Founder Stories from the Babson Hatchery

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On April 8, we were honored to have three hatchery members for Founder Friday! They shared their entrepreneurial experiences with us as well as valuable advice for future entrepreneurs. The first hatchery member we met was Brendan Barbato ’17. Inspired by…

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JumpSmart at Constructionism 2016

The following post is from Bryanne Leeming MBA ’16, founder of JumpSmart, a spring 2016 hatchery business. In early February, the JumpSmart team traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to attend and present at the Constructionism 2016 conference. We found ourselves in the presence of legends. What is Constructionism? Constructionism is an educational theory originating from Seymour…

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…

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Tracking an Industry On the Move

The following post is from Bryanne Leeming MBA ’16, founder of JumpSmart. JumpSmart creates interactive products that teach kids coding and the engineering process from ages 8-12. Our first product is an electronic, programmable floormat with lights and sensors that children can use to create games, designs, and animations they play on their feet. I’ve…

Antonette Ho

Prototyping and Product Development

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. “You can make a great prototype without an engineering background. For me, it was very helpful to work with engineers at the beginning to design a prototype, then to build it myself at the Artisan’s Asylum. Now I can drive the…

Antonette Ho

Startup Tips from the Summer Venture Program

We’ve been busy gearing up for the start of the school semester and a new year for the Butler Venture Accelerator. The Butler Venture Accelerator provides resources including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more. The program is open to Babson students and alumni, Olin Engineering and Wellesley College during…