Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Summer Venture Program

Emily Denoble

Self-Reflection

Have you ever felt at home while at work? Before working at the Blank Center, this was an unfamiliar concept to me. Today, I know exactly how it feels. I am incredibly fortunate to have spent four years working in the entrepreneurship center of America’s top-ranked school for entrepreneurship. Throughout my time here, I have…

Antonette Ho

2018 Summer Venture Program

In 10 days, we will be kicking off the 10th year of the Babson Summer Venture Program! We are excited about the 15 teams this year and are looking forward to hosting the program at Workbar South Station for the second year in a row! The Summer Venture Program (SVP) is a 10-week intensive experience…

Antonette Ho

Spring 2018 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Launch Pad, 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. Here are the businesses that participated in the hatchery…

Emily Denoble

Jennifer Pierre MSEL’16: Female Founder Stories (Part 5)

Jennifer Pierre, MSEL’16, is the founder of Melanites, a company on a mission to inspire children of color to be thinkers, doers, makers, and performers. I got to know Jennifer through the 2016 Summer Venture Program and am thrilled to see the traction that Melanites has gained since! Learn more about her story below. Tell…

Emily Denoble

Yulkendy Valdez ’17: Female Founder Stories (Part 4)

Yulkendy Valdez ’17 co-founded Project 99 with Josuel Plasencia ’17 in 2014 to encourage diversity in the workplace. At Babson, Yulkendy was a CWEL Scholar and a recipient of the Glavin Global Leadership Award. She now works full-time as the Managing Partner of Project 99. Yulkendy and Josuel are creating important and meaningful changes in…

Emily Denoble

April Chen ’19: Female Founder Stories (Part 3)

April Chen ’19 is a Co-Founder of Gentle. In 2017, Gentle surpassed its goal on Kickstarter, raising nearly $5,500 from 120 backers. It is now a running business, with exciting developments ahead. April is also a freelance graphic designer and was involved in last year’s Summer Venture Program. Tell me about Gentle. Our mission is…

Babson San Francisco

Babson to Offer Summer Experience for Entrepreneurs in San Francisco

This summer, we’re excited to offer Babson entrepreneurs another experience in San Francisco at Babson’s location in SoMa, the hub of the startup ecosystem. Babson Summer Catalyst is a 10-week pre-accelerator experience in San Francisco designed to help early-stage seed-level entrepreneurs through co-working and access to the SF/Silicon Valley ecosystem. Throughout the experience, Summer Catalyst teams are…

Emily Denoble

Angeli Tarsadia Reddy: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Angeli Tarsadia Reddy ’09 is the Head of New Ventures at T2 Hospitality, her family business. After graduating from Babson with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management, Angeli gained experience in hospitality at Hilton Hotels and founded her own fashion brand! Her diverse skill set is an invaluable asset to the Blank Center’s Advisory Board.…

Emily Denoble

Blank Center Sponsor Profile: Pierce Atwood LLP

Jack Steele is a Partner of Pierce Atwood’s Business Law Practice Group and has specialized in helping startups and entrepreneurs through the firm’s Catalyst Program. Pierce Atwood has been a sponsor of the Blank Center since 2014 and is a great resource for Babson entrepreneurs! What is the history of Pierce Atwood? Pierce Atwood began…

Antonette Ho

Accelerate Your Startup This Summer

“SVP ’17 was the best way I could’ve ever imagined spending 10 weeks. The amount of resources, mentorship, and love we received from the Babson and Boston communities as student entrepreneurs exceeded all our expectations. The program is a must for any founders from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley.” – Derek Tu ’18 Looking to accelerate your startup…