Tag: Olin College of Engineering

Meet the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists

  Later this evening, nine startups will present in front of a panel of judges for their share of $200K+ in cash and prizes during the B.E.T.A. Challenge finals. Who are this year’s finalists? Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics is empowering single mother families and creating lasting social impact through every day natural personal care and…

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Congrats 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists. Watch the entrepreneurs compete for $200,000 in cash and in-kind services on Thursday, April 12! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio MBA’17 and Ankit Newaskar MBA’17) SlapFive (Jeffrey Ernst ’86, MBA’89) Graduate Challenge Dondoctor…

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2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2018 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 4 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Clarke’s Organics (Daniel Dalet ’03) COI Energy Services Inc. (Prakash Bhatia MBA’10) Curious Reactor (Gideon Coltof MBA’12) Hostel Point, Co. (Leonardo Robiglio…

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Olin And Babson Team Takes Home Prize in “Arc Tank” Competition

At Northeast Arc’s first “Arc Tank” competition, an Olin College and Babson College team won $2500 for their design idea of a wheelchair attachment that simplifies the transport and accessibility of goods, allowing for increased independence and an easier traveling experience for people who use wheelchairs The students, Andrew Holmes ’19, Mica Chiang ’19, Daniel…

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Olin/Babson Team Earns Second Place Award at National Ford C3 Competition

At the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) celebrating its 10-year anniversary the Olin College and Babson College team earned a second place award and $20,000 for a hands-on, project-based exploration of arts, technology, and entrepreneurship, accessible to rural youth in Coahoma County, Mississippi. The Coahoma Mobile Education project will support mentors working with youth in the community to build…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: CrossRoad Optics

Founders: Jacob Riedel, F.W. Olin College of Engineering’17: CEO Ryan Louie, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’17: CTO What’s CrossRoad Optics? CrossRoad Optics uses Computer Vision to monitor and track road users, including pedestrians, bikes and cars. The data we provide quantifies the road and provides new insight for advocates, retail shop owners, developers, municipalities,…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: TheraKnetic

Team: Wilson Tang, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’18: CEO and Founder Development Team: Yuzhong Huang, Isaac Getto, Trent Dye, Jordan Van Duyne, Hillary Tong What’s TheraKnetic? TheraKnetic is making recovering from a broken bone, or even surgery, easier. We help: Patients stay motivated and get them to understand their recovery process Physical therapists so…

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SVP Advisor Profile: Keith Hopper

The Blank Center is delighted that Keith Hopper is part of the 2017 Summer Venture Program team as an advisor for the second consecutive year! Keith is an invaluable resource to the Boston startup community and the SVP teams. We recently chatted about how being an advisor for SVP differs from typical mentor relationships and…

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80+ Startups At Babson College’s Rocket Pitch For Entrepreneurs

More than 80 startups will participate in the Babson College Rocket Pitch event for entrepreneurs, Thursday, November 3, 2016 on the Wellesley campus. The 17th annual event showcases Babson (students and alumni), Olin College of Engineering and Wellesley College entrepreneurs who are invited to pitch their business ideas to a large audience of students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors,…

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The Olin-Babson Jazz Band

Hi! My name is Molly Farison and I’m a senior at Olin College, right next door. I’ve been in the Olin-Babson jazz band for a couple years now, starting with singing, playing some keyboard, then picking up the saxophone and taking the opportunity to learn something new. It’s a fun, low-key group, and I always…

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