Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Startups

Babson San Francisco

Announcing Summer Venture Program in San Francisco!

This summer, we’re excited to launch Babson’s signature accelerator here at our San Francisco campus located in SoMa, the center of the start-up scene in SF. Within blocks of the campus are headquarters of some of the biggest names in tech, as well as a host of co-working spaces, accelerators, and VC firms, making San…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Cafe X

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s spotlight on Babson businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15. http://cafexapp.com/ The TechCrunch Disrupt conference brought Henry Hu and Jack Sun to San Francisco for partner meetings in addition to a little downtime to meet our roving entrepreneurial reporter…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: SpaceJam

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s spotlight on Babson businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15. Who decides what retail stores will rent space in strip malls near you?  If Benji Cohen has anything to do with it – YOU do!  Learn how www.spacejamdata.com will…

Startup Tips from the Summer Venture Program

We’ve been busy gearing up for the start of the school semester and a new year for the Butler Venture Accelerator. The Butler Venture Accelerator provides resources including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more. The program is open to Babson students and alumni, Olin Engineering and Wellesley College during…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Organic Meets Good

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods.   http://www.organicmeetsgood.com http://www.altalenawholesale.com Founder: Roni Gloger, CEO (34), M’13 Industry: Food industry What you sell: Organic super foods, grains, seeds, nuts and other organic ingredients…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: HigherMe

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods. Founder’s Names, ages and graduation years: Evan Lodge (29) M’14  Head of Product Rob Hunter (30) M’14  CEO Industry: HR Tech / Vertical marketplace What…

Yerim Kim

An exploration of entrepreneurship education in Africa

On April 22nd, Akeem Allen ’17 of CREED and Marvin Tarawally ’17 of Students Making a Real Transformation (SMART) Liberia (formerly Student Reform Initiative) joined members of the Butler Venture Accelerator on their experience of spreading Entrepreneurship spirit in Africa. CREED was established in November of 2014 to provide education to broader education in Mamelodi…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Taylor Stitch

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods. Title of each founder: We are all co-founders Industry: Clothing Design & Retail What do you sell: Tailored casual men’s and women’s clothing and accessories…

B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

This past Monday, March 30, the Blank Center announced the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge semifinalists. Meet the semifinalists on Wednesday, April 8 at the Venture Expo! The event starts at 4:30pm and will be on the ground floor of Olin Hall. Audience members get to help chose who are finalists are by…

Business Insurance for Startups

The following blog is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member.  On March 4th, the Butler Venture Accelerator held a peer to peer session focused on discussing various types of insurance start-up companies need to consider when creating a business at all stages. We talked about four main topics of business insurance:…