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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: BikeLord

Tell me a little bit about your company BikeLord? BikeLord is an online marketplace, focusing on making the process of buying and selling a bicycle a great experience. What is the story behind BikeLord? One day, I needed a new bike so I went to Craigslist (being that it was pretty much one of the only…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Hope Sews

Entrepreneur Maya Mutalik ‘21 Tell me a little bit about your company Hope Sews? Hope Sews is social venture in the fashion industry. We sell modern clothing made of authentic Ghanaian fabric and prints, as well as donate electric sewing machines to seamstresses in local areas of Ghana. What is the story behind Hope Sews?…

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Alexandra Guillot

A Glimpse into my Workday

Whenever I discuss my internship at MainStreet Hammonton with others, they often ask what I do there. My response always contains a myriad of answers, as I have a wide variety of responsibilities at my job. Before beginning back in May, I had some sort of idea of what I’d be doing each day, but…

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Hailey Serna

All Things Data

During week 6 of Summer Venture Program, Jack Steele and Kyle Glover from Pierce Atwood LLP, a sponsor of the Summer Venture Program, spoke to our entrepreneurs about all things data (that is, the legality of data). Kyle begun his talk with a simple question, “What is one way you use data?” Our participants shared…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Dondoctor

Entrepreneur Felipe Acosta MBA’18 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Dondoctor? My name is Felipe Acosta from Bogota, Colombia. I just graduated from the MBA program and I was one of the finalists in the B.E.T.A. Challenge. Because of B.E.T.A. Challenge, I learned about the Summer Venture Program (SVP). I had…

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Viola Du

The Process of Filing a Complaint under Employment Law

Hello everyone, I am back! Last time, we left of with explaining the legal process of filing a complaint at Mass Commission Against Discrimination. Today, I am going to pick it up with several legal terms. Many of you may recall the three main methods of using law to protect your rights: litigation, arbitration, and…

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Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Wish Route

Entrepreneur Jess Lynch ’13, MS’13, MBA ‘18 Tell me a little bit about your company Wish Route? The purpose of Wish Route is to get people motivated and moving in the direction they wish they were going.  We are starting with health and wellness topics like I wish I exercised more or I wish I…

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Food Sol

Finding New Foods and Trends at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Last week, eight Babson MBAs attended the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York—the fourth consecutive year that Food Sol has been able to facilitate free student access* to the Show through our educational partnership with the Specialty Food Association. The cohort met first with Ron Tanner, VP of Philanthropy and Industry Relations for the Association…

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Hailey Serna

SVP Advisor Profile: Eric Braun

A few weeks back, I spoke to Eric Braun about his experience in the entrepreneurship community and specifically as an advisors of the Summer Venture Program.  Our conversation was wonderful and I wanted to share a bit of it with you. What is your role in the Summer Venture Program and within the entrepreneurship ecosystem…

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