Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Summer Venture Program

Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 1

At the 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April, Babson named four alumni of its undergraduate and graduate programs as Rising Star honorees. Touring musician and founder of Road Dog Music Group, Jamie Kent ’09 walked onstage and shared that he is often asked how being an entrepreneur and a…

Antonette Ho

2017 Summer Venture Program

In less than two weeks, we will be kicking off the 9th year of the Babson Summer Venture Program! We are excited about the 14 teams this year and are looking forward to hosting the program in downtown Boston for the first time. The Summer Venture Program (SVP) is a 10-week intensive experience designed to…

Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Beth Goldstein

Beth Goldstein is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and will serve as an advisor for this year’s Summer Venture Program! She recently spoke with me over the phone about her passion for applying entrepreneurial approaches to all aspects of her life and what most excites her about SVP. What is your role at…

Emily Denoble

GoBag: Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 2)

Serial entrepreneur Andres Valencia, MBA’15, participated in the 2014 Summer Venture Program with the company GoBag, which sold customizable and lightweight water bottles. Although GoBag is no longer in operation, Andres’ entrepreneurial spirit means that he is always looking for new opportunities. Most recently, this passion led him to Indonesia! What made you want to…

Antonette Ho

Congrats 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 5 at 4:30pm in Olin at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge botkeeper (Enrico Palmerino ’11) GEMS Corporation (Annie Feldman MBA’16, Andrew Schwartz, Jeffrey Lipton and Ted Liao) Gopapaya (Jorge Pascual MBA’13) Rapidocc (Chirag Shah…

Emily Denoble

Welcoming David Chang, 2017 Summer Venture Program Director!

The Blank Center is thrilled to announce that the director of the 2017 Summer Venture Program is David Chang! David has extensive experience both as an entrepreneur and an angel investor and is excited to work directly with Babson startups for ten weeks this summer. I reached out to David to learn more about his…

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…