Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Startups

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…

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:…

Rachel Kim

2015 MassChallenge

MassChallenge recently visited Babson to share what their competition and accelerator are all about. MassChallenge is the world’s largest startup accelerator and competition and the first of its kind to support high impact, early stage entrepreneurs with no strings attached. They give entrepreneurs everything that they need to succeed for example they provide resources for marketing,…

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Artis Coffee

The San Francisco Alumni Club is launching a monthly spotlight on alumni businesses. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods.  Artis is the Latin word for “craft”; Artis Coffee is a business dedicated to the art and craft of coffee. San Francisco Alumni Club…

Emily Lagasse

Have a BIG Idea? Start Small.

By definition, entrepreneurs dream big. We envision a product, a service, or a world made better by our efforts and contributions. We believe anything is possible. We even daydream about our eventual interview with Oprah after making a huge impact on our communities, our country, and our world. For entrepreneurs, the dreaming part is easy.…

Balancing A Startup and School – Intelligent Payment Networks

Post from Katya Bilonog of Intelligent Payment Networks: Being a busy college student, I find it to be an art to balance academics and running the company that was founded during my time here at Babson, Intelligent Payment Networks. IPN was founded by my colleagues, Max Miller and Eveline Dang, who saw a problem to be…

Abby Speicher

The Power of Experimentation for DARTdrones

Babson professors tell their students that we need to learn by trial and error, by asking for feedback, and by conducting small experiments. Learning this in class is one thing, but actually building a business model based on small experiments is another. Working in the Hatchery this summer showed me first hand that experimenting and…