Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Pitch

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Shriyans Bhandari & Greensole

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Ryan Lupberger & cleancult

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

Alexandra Dunk

Meet the IAN Global Startup Competition Finalists: Anup Gosavi & Spext

This fall, we presented a one-of-a-kind opportunity, the IAN Global Startup Competition, to our community of entrepreneurs. Babson students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents were invited to apply to pitch their startups ready for angel funding to the Indian Angel Network for a $250,000 equity investment. Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is…

Jake Maude

2018 B-SEEDs Competition

This year as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a handful of Babson’s most promising startups gathered to pitch their social impact missions in the B-SEEDs Social Impact Business Competition. B-SEEDs is a student-run organization and stands for Babson Sustains the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Drive Social change. The judges for the event were: Rich Bryden –…

Alexandra Dunk

Pitch to Progress: Rocket Pitch Results

You practice for weeks. You make your pitch. Now what? Rocket Pitch, presented by the Blank Center, is a different kind of pitch event. Presenters have only three minutes and three slides to communicate the differentiating elements of their business ideas. Feedback is built into the event, with every presenter getting live feedback on the…

Alexandra Dunk

Prepare to Pitch: Three Tips for Rocket Pitch Presenters

The 19th annual Rocket Pitch is just a few weeks away, and this year’s student and alumni presenters are in the middle of preparing and practicing – and practicing again. Here are three tips for presenters, from Babson entrepreneurs with pitching experience under their belts. Know your stuff – but remember that your audience doesn’t…

Babson San Francisco

Babson joined Stanford, UCBerkeley + Wharton for B-School Disrupt in San Francisco

Babson College joined other leading Bay Area business schools for the 2nd annual B-School Disrupt SF on September 5, 2019 hosted at the LinkedIn San Francisco headquarters. This special startup pitch event is meant to gather alumni around TechCrunch Disrupt SF—an annual local event debuting revolutionary startups and game-changing technologies, taking place in the city that same…

Antonette Ho

2018 Rocket Pitch – Call for Pitches!

Working on a business opportunity? Want to pitch your idea and get meaningful, immediate feedback? The answer is simple: participate in Rocket Pitch on Thursday, November 8! Now in its 19th year, Rocket Pitch is an annual event where Babson (students and alumni), Olin Engineering and Wellesley College student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to…

Hailey Serna

Making A Great First Impression

“What percentage of what we discuss today, will you remember tomorrow?” asked Beth Goldstein during her Lunch and Learn. Beth is an advisor of the Summer Venture Program with an expertise in marketing and consulting. She spoke with our entrepreneurs all about forming the perfect pitch in a sales situation. Beth explained that on average…

Hailey Serna

Communicating with Impact

How do you most effectively package your pitch? Andy Tollison, a Babson Speech Center consultant, taught the Summer Venture Program participants just how important it is to consider not only the content of a pitch, but also the way it is presented. Did you know that about a quarter of what people recall from a…