Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Team Building

Babson Hatchery

“Share Yourself” – Life As a Student Entrepreneur

The following post is from Brendan Barbato ’17, founder of Shelfie, a spring 2016 hatchery business. Hi, my name is Brendan Barbato and I am a junior concentrating in entrepreneurship. Since my early childhood I have had an obsession with acquiring knowledge, building things, and taking products and enhancing them. Some of these things include:…

Babson Hatchery

Assembling a Team

The following post is from Finn Merrill M’16, founder of PilotHouse, a fall 2015 hatchery business. From the Beginning Enthusiasm and Partners –My business started during the summer before my MBA. I was then working at, Altenex, a small energy company based in downtown Boston. I quickly realized most of the people at Altenex were…

Takeaways from the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As the kickoff event Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, an induction ceremony was held November 12 for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Two new entrepreneurship were honored for their outstanding business accomplishments and their contributions…

Emily Lagasse

Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

Building Your Team

Arjun Bhatnagar ’18 and Andrew Coca ’18 of Hey! HeadsUp (a Babson hatchery business) recently hosted a peer to peer session on building a team for the Butler Venture Accelerator. Hey! headsUp is an interactive service that schedules reminders onto another’s calendar or to-do list. As freshmen in Babson’s undergraduate program, Bhatnagar and Coca have grown their…

Han Tran

Building Your Entrepreneurial Team

Success of a venture depends on feasibility – not just the idea itself, but the people. Building your entrepreneurial team is important when starting a venture. The Butler Venture Accelerator recently held a lunch and learn session on this topic as part of its Global Entrepreneurship Week. During this lunch and learn session, the process…

How start-up founders delegate while developing business

The power of a man is limited, but it is not as he has a team. As we know, the key to maximize team power is to delegate. The following questions are when to hands off, how to delegate, and how to guarantee performance. Three pieces of impressing experiences taught me answers to these three…

Fan Bi

Knowing the functions of your startup

When creating a startup, it’s important that everyone within the company at least has a general grasp of what everyone else does. This way, people can not only help out if need be, but they can also input facets of the different positions into their daily routine. For example, for someone who is working on…