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Alexandra Dunk

Vision, Mission, Action, Traction: Professor Julian Lange on the B.E.T.A. Challenge

With the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®) Challenge Finale just days away, we took the opportunity to explore why and how action became the cornerstone of the competition. To help us understand the evolution of the B.E.T.A. Challenge, we turned to Associate Entrepreneurship Professor Julian Lange, who, in his words, has been involved “since…

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Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists! Watch the nine startups pitch in front of a panel of judges for their share of over $300,000 in cash and prizes on Thursday, April 11 during the B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale. In celebration of Babson’s Centennial, three additional awards will be given during…

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Alexandra Dunk

What Is Your Action That Matters?

To celebrate the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge, the Blank Center is inviting the Babson community to share a short video about an action they recently took that made an impact for them or others. Whether it’s your latest pitch, a goal achieved, an insight gained, or even your newest dance move, it can be whatever you…

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Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 3 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Artyfactos (Angela Sanchez MBA’11 and Jaime Gomez) Forefront (Yulkendy Valdez ’17 and Josuel Plasencia ’17) Legably (San Dahan MBA’17, Daniel Reilly, and…

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Antonette Ho

Talk Tech with John Landry, Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Newly appointed Entrepreneur-in-Residence John Landry ’69, MP’08 is no stranger to technology or startups. From his time at Shawmut Bank in the 1970s running the bank’s automated system, to founding Lead Dog Ventures, which invests in early-stage tech companies, John has navigated the web of Boston’s tech scene. And now we’re bringing the Spiderman (of…

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Antonette Ho

How 2 Tuesdays Spring 2019!

Want to learn something really practical to get your startup moving in the right direction? #How2Tuesdays are short, workshop style sessions meant to bring you very specific, user friendly instruction on some of the most important things you need to know how to do for your venture. Every Tuesday at 5pm in the Blank Center…

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Alexandra Dunk

Babson’s New EIR: Tech Entrepreneur & Executive Derek Schoettle Keeps His Eyes on the Horizon

Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of ZoomInfo Derek Schoettle MBA’03 “would kill to be 24 right now.” He keeps going: “Or 22. I’ll go back to 18.” Why? Because the proliferating access to software and skills is making it easier than ever to start a startup, especially in tech, and the rate of innovation is speeding…

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