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Antonette Ho

Raising Money

The Summer Venture Program (SVP) was fortunate to have Les Charm, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneur, visit Workbar Boston mid-July. A beloved faculty member, Les has taught graduate students and executives from all over the world. Aside from teaching, Les has had years of experience being on boards of companies. Through his own experiences, Les has…

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Babson Hatchery

Perseverance and Raising Capital

The following post is from Michael Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple When word got around that my brother and I raised $200,000 in a four week span…

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Babson Hatchery

Takeaways from Pitching to Investors

The following post is from Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur that is preparing to pitch to investors or raise capital at some point in the future, should know the words of Richard Harroch, “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and…

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Antonette Ho

How 2 Read a Term Sheet: The Connection

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. We were so lucky to have Professor Santinelli host a #How2Tuesday on how to read a term sheet. He described the relationship between Venture Capitalists and Startups as dating. Before VCs decide to invest in a Startup (before you get married),…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Update: As of May 2018, Gravyty has closed a $2 million round of funding and continues to grow.  Babson’s Adam Martel MBA ’17, a major gifts officer who has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars, and Rich Palmer MBA ’16, a product developer with eight years of experience in data and analytics, are helping nonprofits…

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Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Read a Term Sheet

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, March 29 at 5pm! How 2 Read a Term Sheet with Babson’s Angelo Santinelli! A scenario that you may have faced, or could potentially face: you’ve decided to start dating (raise money) and things are getting serious with several suitors (potential investors).  One has already popped the…

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Antonette Ho

#BeantownThrowdown Recap

On October 9, Summer Venture Program alumnae Emily Levy ’16 and Maria Gomez ’16 of PICCPerfect represented Babson and won the #BeantownThrowdown pitch event. PICCPerfect is creating functional fashion for medical accessories. Its first product is the PICCPerfect PICC line cover for patients undergoing long term IV treatment. PICCPerfect is a safe and stylish way…

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Antonette Ho

Creating a Capital Campaign for Raising Money

Investors hear lots of pitches and read through many business plans – daily. How do you make your venture stand out? Summer Venture Program adviser David Lopez hosted a session for the 2015 cohort on how to create a capital campaign for raising money. Creating a capital campaign is a good process to go through…

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