Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Summer Venture Program

Babson Hatchery

The Value of a MVP

The following post is from Diego Pacheco M’16, founder of Cociel, a fall 2015 hatchery business. Hi my name is Diego Pacheco a second year in the two year MBA of 2016. Since I was 12 years old I started coding websites, designing and start selling services to my family & friends. Years after, I…

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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…

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Being Your Own CTO – Advantages, Disadvantages, and Roadblocks

The following post is from Dylan Husted ’17, founder of SaveOhno.org, a fall 2015 hatchery business. In the early days of SaveOhno.org, one of the top questions people asked me was, “Who’s going to build this platform?” When my response was, “Me” the subject of the conversation seemed to shift from a practical venture to…

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Tracking an Industry On the Move

The following post is from Bryanne Leeming MBA ’16, founder of JumpSmart. JumpSmart creates interactive products that teach kids coding and the engineering process from ages 8-12. Our first product is an electronic, programmable floormat with lights and sensors that children can use to create games, designs, and animations they play on their feet. I’ve…

Techstars Hosts Babson Entrepreneur at its Startup Boot Camp in Detroit

Deniz Emre M’16 and Founder of Qopy was recently selected to represent Babson at Patriot Boot Camp in Detroit, a three day intensive program presented by leading startup accelerator Techstars.  PBC is aimed at equipping Military Veterans with the education, resources, and community needed to be successful technology entrepreneurs.  Below are a few thoughts and…

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Obtaining Strategic Partnerships

The following post is from Dylan Husted ’17, founder of SaveOhno.org, a fall 2015 hatchery business. While I was building SaveOhno.org’s 1.0 beta, I had the challenge of finding, reaching out, and landing strategic partnerships with relevant corporations and nonprofits for the platform. My credibility was low as a 19-year-old college student, but I ended…

Tips from Web Summit Attendees

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Dylan Husted ’17 and Linh Le M’16, students from Babson, went to Web Summit in Ireland earlier this month. As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, they joined the Butler Venture Accelerator for a peer to peer session on November 19…

Prototyping and Product Development

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. “You can make a great prototype without an engineering background. For me, it was very helpful to work with engineers at the beginning to design a prototype, then to build it myself at the Artisan’s Asylum. Now I can drive the…

Accepting First Credit Card Payment at Your New Business and Legal Structure

The following post is from Jake Cho ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On November 9, Max Miller ’16, president of Intelligent Payment Networks, shared his lesson learned from his experience in the transaction industry at a peer-to-peer session held by the Butler Venture Accelerator. Intelligent Payment Network consults and provides businesses with transaction…

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5 Tips to Market Yourself Using LinkedIn

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a fall 2015 hatchery business. Professionals in every industry around the world enjoy connecting with other hard-working professionals within and outside of their trade. After the advent of Facebook, it was very easy to see that there was room for social medias to target…