Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Rocket Pitch

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…

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…

Emily Denoble

Self-Reflection

Have you ever felt at home while at work? Before working at the Blank Center, this was an unfamiliar concept to me. Today, I know exactly how it feels. I am incredibly fortunate to have spent four years working in the entrepreneurship center of America’s top-ranked school for entrepreneurship. Throughout my time here, I have…

Emily Denoble

Blank Center Sponsor Profile: Pierce Atwood LLP

Jack Steele is a Partner of Pierce Atwood’s Business Law Practice Group and has specialized in helping startups and entrepreneurs through the firm’s Catalyst Program. Pierce Atwood has been a sponsor of the Blank Center since 2014 and is a great resource for Babson entrepreneurs! What is the history of Pierce Atwood? Pierce Atwood began…

Jake Maude

Rocket Pitch 2017

All eyes on you, your idea meets the world, standing room only, 3 minutes, “Go.” Rocket Pitch at Babson is the culmination of countless hours of ideation, action, and the pursuit of something beyond what exists. It brings together many people from diverse backgrounds, especially founders, angel investors, students, and entrepreneurial thinkers. For some, it…

Antonette Ho

Three Minutes. Three Slides. 18th Annual Rocket Pitch

Today marks the 18th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pierce Atwood LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 48 presentations scheduled today from Babson students (ugrad, MSEL, MBA, CAM) and alumni, each with only three minutes and three slides to clearly and succinctly deliver the critical differentiating elements of their business…

Antonette Ho

Rocket Pitch 2.0!

Join us for our 18th annual Rocket Pitch! Rocket Pitch is an annual event where Babson (students and alumni), Olin Engineering and Wellesley College student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a large audience of students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers. Each entrepreneur is given three minutes and three PowerPoint slides to quickly and succinctly deliver…

Emily Denoble

GoBag: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Serial entrepreneur Andres Valencia, MBA’15, participated in the 2014 Summer Venture Program with the company GoBag, which sold customizable and lightweight water bottles. Although GoBag is no longer in operation, Andres’ entrepreneurial spirit means that he is always looking for new opportunities. Most recently, this passion led him to Indonesia! What made you want to…

Antonette Ho

Three Minutes. Three Slides. 17th Annual Rocket Pitch

Today marks the 17th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pierce Atwood LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 86 presentations scheduled today from Babson students (ugrad, MSEL, MBA), Wellesley College students and Babson alumni, each with only three minutes and three slides to clearly and succinctly deliver the critical differentiating elements…