Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Products

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Make a Prototype

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 24 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Make a Prototype with SOLIDWORKS! Looking to create a hardware prototype? Our friends at SOLIDWORKS will be coming to campus to share their experiences and resources available to Babson entrepreneurs! Some of the topics that…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How to Source and Import Goods from Overseas

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, October 17 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How to Source and Import Goods from Overseas with John Busch! Please note we’re back in the Blank Center for the rest of the semester! From a small office in Waltham, Acquest Company sourced and imported $71MM…

Babson Hatchery

Crowdfunding Tips from Teplo

The following post is from Kazu Kawanobe M’16, founder of Load&Road, LLC, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Crowdfunding is getting popular for entrepreneurs to raise fund. If you have an awesome idea, you should definitely use it. We developed Teplo, the world 1st smart bottle for tea drinkers, and successfully raised over $73,000 with 1,200…

Babson Hatchery

3D Printing

The following post is from Kazu Kawanobe M’16, founder of Load&Road, LLC, a fall 2015 hatchery business. For hardware design, it is very difficult to imagine actual product until we touch and feel. For example, the first prototype we ordered from Chinese machining company was far bigger and far heavier than we had expected, even…

Antonette Ho

Five Mistakes Startups Make

Never a dull moment in the Blank Center! We have been gearing up for new and returning students looking to advance their entrepreneurial ventures through the Butler Venture Accelerator. The sixth year of the Summer Venture Program finished August 1, where we had 16 Babson businesses participating in SVP, a 10-week intensive experience designed to…

Fan Bi

Building product for the mean vs niche user groups

Who will be the end user of your product? What will they use it for? Sometimes these questions are easy to answer with “we work in industry X, providing product Y to solve problem Z in market G.” However, often with large general consumer focused products and services, the product need’s to service many users,…