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Alexandra Dunk

Funding Fit: How 2 Be Bankable

When entrepreneurs are looking to fund their startup, generally they first think of raising money from investors. But, according to the Kauffman Foundation, “about 40% of initial startup capital in a newly founded business is debt that originates from banks.” Lindsay Blakey, Vice President, Business Development Sales Manager, and Michael DiCiaccio, Vice President, Business Banking…

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Alexandra Dunk

Goal Getters: The 2018-2019 Fast Track Cohort

Building a business while juggling academics and life is no easy task – but there are Babson entrepreneurs who are doing it. And, for them, there is the Butler Launch Pad‘s Fast Track Cohort. The 2018-2019 cohort, a group of undergraduate and graduate student and alumni entrepreneurs, met weekly through the academic year to get…

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Alexandra Dunk

Ups, Downs, and Lessons: How 2 Survive from Failure

Is failure a f-word? We say no – As tough as it can be, there are opportunities that come along with failure. Moderated by Mary Gale, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship, a panel of Babson alumni and professors – Emily Lagasse MBA’15, Fedwell Pet Foods and Petwell Supply; Kenneth (K.J.) Neilson MBA’11, entrepreneur; Ian So ’08,…

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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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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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Patricia Berens

Attend WSJ Student Editor Summit April 5th

Students:  You’re Invited to the Wall Street Journal’s Student Editor Summit The invitation says: As part of our commitment to inspiring the next generation of editors and journalists, The Wall Street Journal is hosting our Student Editor Summit on Friday, April 5, 2019. Join us at The Wall Street Journal’s Boston office for workshops and panels with the Journal’s…

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