Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Skill Building

Emily Denoble

How 2 Avoid Top Startup Mistakes

Startups commonly make the same legal mistakes. Jack Steele, a lawyer at Pierce Atwood LLP, who works with new businesses, recently visited Babson and shared how to avoid these familiar problems. Presenting with him was Joanna Geisinger, MBA ’17 and founder of TORq Interface. TORq Interface is a platform that allows hospitals and medical device…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Raise a Seed Round as a Babson Entrepreneur

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues after spring break on Tuesday, March 28 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Raise a Seed Round with Babson venture, Gravyty! Raising a seed round is not an easy task. Hear how Babson venture, Gravyty, raised their round and what happened after as they transitioned…

Emily Denoble

Recap: Len Green’s Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge

Beloved by the Babson community and an invaluable resource for countless companies, Blank Center entrepreneur in residence Leonard (Len) Green has impacted thousands of lives as a professor of entrepreneurial strategy. On a sunny Friday morning last week, he hosted a three-hour business case competition at Babson. Before the session, ten standout students were selected…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Build a Personal Board of Advisors

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, March 7 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Build a Personal Board of Advisors with Sarah Hodges MBA’10 of Pillar VC! Leading a company can be a lonely gig. The key to success is surrounding yourself with a community of supporters to provide…

Antonette Ho

Blank in Boston: Fundraising for First Time Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Early stage VC firms appear to be popping up faster than tech startups here in Boston, however, it’s still very difficult to raise capital as a first time entrepreneur. First time entrepreneurs have everything going against them – small network, no track record,…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Avoid Top 10 Startup Mistakes

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, February 28 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Avoid the Top 10 Startup Mistakes, featuring Jack Steele, Esq. of Pierce Atwood and Babson’s own Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 of TORq Interface. As an entrepreneur starting a new venture, you are constantly faced with making…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Divide Equity

For the Blank Center’s first How 2 Tuesday event of the semester, Senior Lecturer Les Charm hosted a workshop on approaches and important topics to consider when dividing equity among the founders of a new business. He calls this the “kitchen table discussion” because it often takes place at an informal location, such as a…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How To Do In Depth Market Research

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, Tuesday, February 21 at 5pm! How 2 Do In Depth Market Research with Angelo Santinelli, Adjunct Lecturer of Entrepreneurship! Just Start! Act! Go talk to Customers! For today’s millennial entrepreneur this means email or survey people. However, most entrepreneurs really don’t know how to create and administer…

Antonette Ho

February Blank in Boston Event – NEW DATE – Thursday, February 16

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. We are excited to share that we have rescheduled the Blank in Boston Fintech Panel for Thursday, February 16. Fintech from a Founder’s Perspective Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Babson Boston 100 High Street, 1st Floor (entrance on Federal…

Antonette Ho

Len Green’s Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge

Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence Len Green is coming back to campus on Friday, February 24 for a special treat! If you’re an undergrad a Babson, you’ve probably heard of the “Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge.” The Blank Center is proud to be hosting a special edition of this course! As Len Green shared, “The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge is like…