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Antonette Ho

Accelerate Your Venture this Fall!

Do you have an entrepreneurial idea? Need help moving it forward? The Butler Launch Pad provides resources to entrepreneurs at all stages, including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more! This fall we are excited to share that to foster deeper relationships within the community and to help entrepreneurs be more…

Antonette Ho

Can You Present Your Startup in Three Minutes?

Today marks the 16th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Pierce Atwood LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 92 presentations scheduled today from Babson students (ugrad, MSM, MBA) and alumni with industries ranging from consumer products to mobile. Over the last couple weeks the Blank Center, Babson Entrepreneurship…

Antonette Ho

15th Annual Rocket Pitch

Three minutes. Three slides. Today marks the 15th annual Rocket Pitch, sponsored by the Blank Center, Pepper Hamilton LLP and Samuel Goldstein and Co. There are 96 pitches scheduled representing a wide range of industries include consumer products, energy, food/beverage, nonprofit, service, technology, web and more. Rocket Pitch is an annual event where Babson (students…

Rocket Pitch Crash Course in a Youtube Video

As a first year in the two-year MBA program, I’ve become a little more than familiar with the all-too famous Babson catchphrase: Rocket Pitch. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it is the phrase that describes a 3-minute pitch to sell your business idea. The Rocket Pitch Challenge is one of the most-widely attended…

Yerim Kim

Past Rocket Pitch Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part III)

David Eddy M’85, founder of Legacy Software, Ltd., recently shared his experience in participating at Rocket Pitch with me. Legacy Software, Ltd. produces a built, working, battle-tested software product that helps to transfer the knowledge about Fortune 350 software portfolios to younger generation. Eddy participated in Rocket Pitch four times, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013. Among…

Yerim Kim

Past Rocket Pitch Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part II)

Andres Valencia M’15, a founder of GoBag, shared his experience in participating at Rocket Pitch. GoBag is a producer of flexible water bottle that can be folded. GoBag provides you a cool way to wear your water. Valencia participated in 2013 Summer Venture Program and 2013 Rocket Pitch. Valencia came up with this idea around…

Yerim Kim

Past Rocket Pitch Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part I)

Octavia Costea M’15, founder of Spreads and Beyond, recently shared with me her experience with Rocket Pitch. Spreads and Beyond is a producer of delicious, 100% pure fruit spreads without any artificial pectin or added sugar. Octavia uses a unique old Romanian family recipe to make this possible. Costea  is currently part of the WIN Lab, participated…

Antonette Ho

What To Do While Exploring

It’s been a couple weeks since we notified our first batch of Accelerator participants about what stage they’ll start out in the Butler Venture Accelerator. Many, like you, may be exploring various ideas and not sure what to do next. Cindy Klein Marmer, advisor to the Explore stage of the Accelerator, hosted a “Welcome to…