Tag: Bootstrapping

Relationships Matter: How 2 Grow Your Services Business

New services ventures face an uphill battle as they work towards building their credibility and winning early clients. In a competitive services landscape, what can founders do to ensure that their businesses have the best chance for growth? As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Babson Global Entrepreneur in Residence (GEIR) Akhil Suresh Nair MBA’18 led…

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Summer Catalyst Kickoff in San Francisco

This week, we are excited to kick off Babson’s Summer Catalyst Program in San Francisco with 6 teams of entrepreneurs. The Summer Catalyst Program is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience that offers co-working space, mentors, and guidance to help early-stage/seed-level entrepreneurs develop their startups. Throughout the summer, they will be working among like-minded entrepreneurs in the most…

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Week 4: SF Summer Venture Program

Lot’s of happenings @ Babson San Francisco! We had a very eventful week including 3 all star speakers Elliott Adams (Customer Development), Armando Biondi (Growth Strategies), and Dwight Gertz (Decisions), our 5th *Hot Seat*, a Gari focus group, office hours with mentors, and we celebrated IdaRose’s birthday! Elliott, one of our SVP advisors, gave an overview of the business…

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Act, Now!

Do you have a big business idea? A way to improve a process or system at work? Maybe you really want to talk to that one person who keeps stealing your gaze away? Why not make a million dollars, get the promotion at work or begin a new relationship? Does fear, over-thinking, or over-planning tend to stop you?…

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Interns and Interviewing

Hire Slow, Fire Fast. Every Good Employer This season of summer brings great weather, fresh summer produce, and an abundance of college students looking to intern. This is for the most part a very American phenomenon. People who are paying $50,000 for their education every year, are willing to give up their time to work…

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Practical PR Advice for Start-ups

This is a repost from an article on Greenhorn Connect, a platform and resource for young rookie entrepreneurs in Boston. The author, Danny Wong, is a 19 year-old, PR rock-star for Blank Label, whose been featured in New York Times, BusinessWeek, ReadWriteWeb. All startups wish to be featured on MSNBC, the New York Times, Mashable…

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Starting a business doesn’t have to be expensive

Many people think that starting their own business is a costly affair. This doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. Of course there are many costs involved. Think of renting office space, hiring of employees, cars and trucks, legal fees, your corporate identity, letter headed paper, advertising, taxes, and so on. Also the development of…

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