Tag: Startup

Ways to Take Initiative at a Startup

One of the biggest benefits of working at a startup is the large amount of responsibility you can get. Unlike at corporate companies, interns at early-stage startups usually have direct access to company leadership, work on a variety of projects, and produce work that has a direct impact on company culture/performance. The structure of early-stage…

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3 Tips for Job Searching during COVID-19

Searching for jobs during a pandemic is incredibly difficult– and understandably so. Many companies laid off people and cut down on hiring. I also struggled a bit throughout my summer internship search process, but I learned 3 important things from my experience: #1. Don’t take cancellations personally During my second semester of college, I completed…

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Never Not Negotiating: How 2 Negotiate in the Life of a Startup

Aside from pitching, one of the most important skills for an entrepreneur to master is negotiation. Entrepreneurs find themselves negotiating across all aspects of their venture, from raising funding to convincing co-founders to join their team. The Blank Center recently had the privilege of welcoming one of the foremost experts in entrepreneurial negotiation, Samuel “Mooly”…

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Lessons from the Startup World

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Natalia Castellanos ’21. After immersing myself in the startup world during this past summer, I realized that I gained lots of knowledge and skills through experiential learning. The startup world is challenging and invigorating because it requires constant problem-solving. What makes it so is the fact that…

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The Art of Investor Empathy: How 2 Raise Money

Across all industries and sectors, funding is the lifeblood of growing ventures. But for most first-time founders, raising money beyond the initial friends and family round is an intimidating process. How do founders know they’re taking the “right money” at the right time?  Members of the Babson community found answers to their questions about funding…

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5 Crucial Collaboration Tools for Startups

When working in a startup, like I am, at Arist, team members are often in many places at once. In order to keep our distributed team organized, we use a number of tools for collaboration. Google Apps This is an obvious one, but Google Apps includes Gmail, Drive, Calendar, and the like. These tools are…

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Do you have any bandwidth?

“Do you have any bandwidth?” is not a phrase I was familiar with. In fact, the last time I heard even the word bandwidth was in Joe Rogan’s podcast with Elon Musk almost a year ago where bandwidth was described as the bottleneck to humans becoming functional cyborgs thanks to smart phone technology. I know.…

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How do companies use technology?

The role technology plays in today’s world is irreplaceable. Technology does shape the way employees do their work to a great extent. At Saucey, it is used for menial tasks like making calculations, and for much more complex tasks like analyzing large volumes of data and managing the app and website which enables people to…

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A New Work Environment

Working at a startup in Los Angeles has changed the way I look at the work environment in the United States. The first day of my internship itself was extremely memorable, and this was because it was something out of the ordinary. On my first day, there was a welcome lunch and the entire office…

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What do I want to achieve from my Internship?

This summer, I have the opportunity to be an intern with Saucey, an alcohol delivery company based in LA. Being an international student, my goals for the internship were somewhat unique. Before my internship began, I made a list of things I wanted to achieve from it. While making this list, the first thing I…

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