Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Networks

Babson Hatchery

Use Your Network

The following post is from Charles Morris ’19, of Briggs Original Inc., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Briggs Original Inc. has created the worlds first all-natural, gluten-free, spiked sparkling water made with real New England Cranberry. The company will be launching its first product, Boston Cranberry, in Boston, in the Spring of 2017. One of…

Antonette Ho

3 Important Things I Learned from Early Stage VCs Today

The following post is from Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. Talk about learning from the best! Today in Babson’s MIS3615 Tech Entrepreneurship Bootcamp we were fortunate to have three top Boston-based venture capitalists come to class and share their insights on tech entrepreneurship. I honestly wish we had…

Babson Hatchery

“Share Yourself” – Life As a Student Entrepreneur

The following post is from Brendan Barbato ’17, founder of Shelfie, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Hi, my name is Brendan Barbato and I am a junior concentrating in entrepreneurship. Since my early childhood I have had an obsession with acquiring knowledge, building things, and taking products and enhancing them. Some of these things include:…

Babson Hatchery

Assembling a Team

The following post is from Finn Merrill M’16, founder of PilotHouse, a fall 2015 hatchery business. From the Beginning Enthusiasm and Partners –My business started during the summer before my MBA. I was then working at, Altenex, a small energy company based in downtown Boston. I quickly realized most of the people at Altenex were…

Babson Hatchery

5 Tips to Market Yourself Using LinkedIn

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a fall 2015 hatchery business. Professionals in every industry around the world enjoy connecting with other hard-working professionals within and outside of their trade. After the advent of Facebook, it was very easy to see that there was room for social medias to target…

Yerim Kim

Starting a Food Business

Annie Feldman M’16 and Marla Feldman, co-founders of EnerChi Bites, recently hosted a peer to peer session for the Butler Venture Accelerator. They shared their lessons learned from founding EnerChi Bites. EnerChi Bites is an emerging snack food company producing a healthy, tasty snack that comes in bite-sized portions. The Feldman sisters’ idea started as…

Rachel Kim

Entrepreneurs Are Visionary

Lauren de los Santos M’15 and Seth Fabricant M’15 hosted a peer to peer session on idea generation and prototyping on Thursday, October 30 for the Butler Venture Accelerator. The session was based on how they developed their venture, Cloudanan. Cloudanan is a customer experience and marketing research company that uses technology to collect and…

Yerim Kim

Entrepreneurial Journey of SVP Alum Joanna Meiseles M’12

On June 3rd, Summer Venture Program alum Joanna Meiseles M’12 visited the 2014 cohort to share her entrepreneurial journey. Meiseles is founder of Snip-its, the largest chain of children’s hair salons in the US, and is now Senior Director of Programs and Operations at MassChallenge, the largest start-up accelerator and competition in the world. The…

Han Tran

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2013 – Robin Chase

Robin Chase is the founder and CEO of Buzzcar, a service that enables car owners and car drivers to share and rent cars. She was also the co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the innovative car sharing reservation service. Babson was fortunate to have her speak at the closing remarks of the annual Babson Entrepreneurship…

Abby

I Like Knitting Because I Like Networks

Barbara Selmo: I like knitting because I like networks, color, and process.  Knitting provides me all three. My mother taught me to knit when I was around 6 years old.  Her mother was a legendary knitter, the type that could talk and knit socks without ever looking down.  My mother, by contrast, was an excellent…