Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: New Ideas

Antonette Ho

Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative Hosts Imagine-A-Thon ™

The Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative, in partnership with the Digital Experience Initiative, the IoT and Babson Marketing Clubs, will be hosting Imagine-A-Thon ™ on February 8-9, 2018 in the Blank Center. This creative hack-a-thon challenges you to think and act entrepreneurially combining art and science, vision and technology, to design a park experience for the…

Emily Denoble

FEI Hosts Future of Fashion

Babson’s Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) is a group of Babson students and community members involved in the fashion industry who aim to identify action steps to create economic and social value. Last month, FEI hosted its second-annual “Future of Fashion” panel in which representatives of well-known international companies discussed upcoming innovation in the fashion industry.…

Antonette Ho

Future of Fashion

The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) will be hosting its second event of the semester, The Future of Fashion, as part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. Speakers will include representatives from TJX, Life is Good, Baycrew’s Group (one of the largest fashion retailers in Japan), and Wolverine to talk about the future trends in the Fashion…

Antonette Ho

The Fashion Table!

The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) will be hosting its kick-off event, The Fashion Table, on Wednesday, October 25! During this interactive session, attendees will be discussing topics that they are passionate about regarding the fashion industry, and how to work on these initiatives at Babson. This is a great opportunity for attendees to share their…

Babson Hatchery

5 Businesses to Start from your College Dorm Room

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a spring 2016 hatchery business. College is a magical time filled with new experiences, exploring yourself, making lifelong friendships, joining a billion clubs, and doing homework into the early AM hours. But one detail that often gets overlooked is how a student might pay…

Babson Hatchery

Beginning a Business at Babson

The following post is from William Ruiz M’16, co-founder of FoodME , a spring 2015 hatchery business. There’s an invisible line between fantasy and reality as far as idea generation goes. In a competitive environment that is saturated by so many entrepreneurs, ventures are being conceptualized left and right.  Some ideas are considered better than…

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…

Antonette Ho

Idea Generation and Innovation

What do you think of when someone says “innovation”? Many people think of product innovation, such as Apple, or process innovation, such as Dell. On October 15, the Butler Venture Accelerator held a lunch and learn session on idea generation and innovation. Innovation is not the same as idea generation, it is a much longer…

Antonette Ho

What To Do With a Really Big Idea

Entrepreneurs have ideas, sometimes lots of ideas. But how do you get from idea, to an actual business opportunity? Oftentimes many entrepreneurs think they have a great idea, create the product/service, but don’t think about the other dimensions of the business. On October 2, the Butler Venture Accelerator had a lunch and learn session on…

Yerim Kim

Generating New Business Ideas: Empathy and Customer Focused Design

The idea is crucial in starting a business. The first Butler Venture Accelerator activity this year was a lunch and learn session on how to identify, refine ideas, move forward, while keeping customer design in mind. Great ideas often solve problems that are not our own. Usually the group of people that we solve problems…