Author: Nedda Bozorgmehri

Summer Catalyst: Week 4

Within a cohort environment like Babson’s Summer Catalyst, entrepreneurs have the opportunity to learn and grow collaboratively. Starting a venture is by no means an easy endeavor, but working alongside a group of supportive peers and mentors and asking for help can alleviate challenges as they arise. Summer Catalyst emphasizes the theme of community and…

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Summer Catalyst: Week 3

During Week 3 of Summer Catalyst, participants engaged in an innovative round of Team Updates, along with expert office hours, Lunch & Learns, and Hot Seat sessions. This week in particular highlighted a significant part of the entrepreneurial journey: personal discovery, development, and growth.   Monday For this week’s Team Updates session, participants were split up into…

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Summer Catalyst: Week 2

During the second week of Summer Catalyst, teams participated in a variety of activities including Team Updates, Hot Seat, Lean Canvas Coaching, and Lunch & Learns. The teams refined their milestones, learned from experts, practiced giving and receiving feedback, and developed new customer discovery strategies.  Let’s delve into the details: Monday:  Today, Summer Catalyst participants…

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Summer Catalyst: Week 1

Monday June 1st, 2020 marked the launch of the Blank Center’s new virtual accelerator: the Summer Catalyst. Over the next 10 weeks, 16 teams will innovate, collaborate, and work toward accelerating their businesses. Together, these exceptional participants will learn, grow, support one another, and navigate the entrepreneurial journey amidst a global pandemic.  Despite the unprecedented…

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