Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Prototyping

Jake Maude

How 2 Make a Prototype with SolidWorks

You can probably recall hearing someone say “I should make that” or “that’s a great idea”, but it never comes to fruition. Babson’s How2Tuesday hosted the session How 2 Make a Prototype with SolidWorks for that very reason. The session was lead by Abhishek Bali and Sal Lama, both employees of 3DEXPERIENCE Labs. The 3DEXPERIENCE…

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…

Babson Hatchery

Inception process: knowing where you should start to build your product

The following post is from Francine Veloni Gervazio M’16, co-founder of Cargo42, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Most of the tech startups always face in their first days the typical question: “What should be the first step to develop my system? What should be prioritized?”. In order to answer this question, our team has decided to…

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

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…

Yerim Kim

Identifying Customer Needs and Prototyping

On October 6th, the Butler Venture Accelerator had a workshop on identifying customer needs and prototyping. This workshop aimed to help entrepreneurs to learn how to generate new business ideas based on customer needs. Participants created a simple prototype of a wallet. In the process, participants interviewed their “customer,” created a simple prototype and pitched…

Yerim Kim

Lessons Learned from SVP Alum Ramón Salinas M’12

On July 8th, Summer Venture Program alum Ramón Salinas M’12 visited the 2014 cohort to share his takeaways from participating in the program and his entrepreneurial journey. Prior to coming to Babson for his MBA, Salinas had experiences in startups and had taught in Universidad de los Andes for several years. Like other SVP participants, Salinas…

Yerim Kim

Prototyping New Ideas: From Zero to One

On June 17th, Ross Beyeler’09, founder and CEO of Growth Spark, visited the Summer Venture Program. Beyeler shared lessons he learned on taking first steps in exploring ideas that has potential as a business. Beyeler’s most important lesson was to always focus on the customer. You need to set a goal to interact with potential…