Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Summer Venture Program

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’18 of TORq Interface. As an entrepreneur starting a new venture, you are constantly faced with making…

Antonette Ho

Blank in Boston: Sales is Everything

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Are you looking to jumpstart your sales at your startup in 2017? Join the Blank Center in Boston on Thursday, January 12th at 5:30 p.m. for a panel discussion on “Sales is Everything: Tips and Tricks from Successful Babson Entrepreneurs”. Babson alumni…

Antonette Ho

Are You Up For the B.E.T.A. Challenge?

Babson is the first academic institution to have a business plan competition. We were also the first to get rid of it. With the growing trend that action is what helps entrepreneurs get ahead, the Blank Center reshaped Babson’s business competition to what is now the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge. Now in its…

Babson Hatchery

The Start-Up Checklist

The following checklist is from Courtney Wilson MBA’17, founder of DropZone for Veterans, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Below is The Start-Up Checklist that I created: standardizing routine operations maximizes efficiency. Getting Started Register Website Domain Install Google Analytics on Website Register Company E-Mail Address Install Boomerang Install Rapportive Install Calendly Create MailChimp Account Register…

Antonette Ho

Fall 2016 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Venture Accelerator, the Blank Center awards about a dozen entrepreneurs each semester with access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their ventures. The undergraduate and graduate hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information amongst student entrepreneurs. Read more about the fall 2016 hatchery businesses:  …

Antonette Ho

Student Showcase Recap

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. “What should I do for the summer? Should I apply for a summer internship? Should I go for a big corporation?…” Many students try to get in big firms for their summer internship, either for the name or for the feeling…

Antonette Ho

September 29 Student Showcase!

The Blank Center, Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD), and the Weissman Scholarships Program will be hosting a student showcase to highlight the different experiences Babson students had during their summer 2016 break. This event will be held on Thursday, September 29, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Hollister Atrium. Here are the students…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…

Emily Denoble

Summer Reflection

Having the opportunity to work with the Butler Venture Accelerator and Summer Venture Program (SVP) this year opened my eyes to the severely challenging yet incredibly rewarding reality of entrepreneurship. Despite frequent challenges, the entrepreneurs I worked with always maintained hope. This appears to be a common thread between successful business people- having the confidence…

Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

  Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits! Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…