Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Skill Building

Emily Denoble

How 2 Engage with the Media

Babson College’s Public Relations (PR) team stopped by the Blank Center to share their tips for interesting the media in your business and how to handle it when they are. Babson’s PR team works specifically for “earned media” by providing media outlets with great Babson-related stories. Their techniques are applicable to businesses at every stage.…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Raise a Seed Round

The Blank Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, a firm that helps nonprofits raise more money and build better relationships with donors. In the last year, Gravyty raised a seed round and returned to campus to help Babson startups to do the same. One of…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Use Google AdWords

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 18 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Use Google AdWords with CODE! Nicholas Bourdon is Vice President of Babson CODE and is also certified in Google AdWords. During this How2Tuesday, Nick will be sharing his knowledge to help your startup take advantage…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Sell Early Stage Tech

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 11 at 5pm in Luksic 101 (new location!) How 2 Sell Early Stage Tech with Janet Comenos, CEO of Spotted Media! Janet will talk about selling in an early-stage tech environment: selling investors, employees, partners and clients. There will be a particular focus on both B2B…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Build a Personal Board of Advisors

Sarah Hodges, MBA’10, is the driving force behind extremely successful consumer and enterprise startups and, last year, entered the venture capital world as a partner at Pillar VC. Sarah recently stopped by the Blank Center to speak about the importance of having a personal board of advisors. For those who are unfamiliar, a personal board…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Engage with the Media

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, April 4 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Engage with the Media with Babson’s Public Relations team! Meet the Babson Public Relations team and participate in a discussion around best practices in planning for promotion, working with the college’s built-in PR machine, and…

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…