Tag: Team Building

Unicorns (or Unicamels) in the Middle East

The following post is from Ralph Haddad ’20, founder of Taste by Numeral Solutions, Inc. Numeral Solutions aims to change the way people’s tastes are integrated with their daily experiences. Our first platform called Taste is an innovative modern approach to restaurant discovery. This blog was originally posted on Medium. Access here >> I was…

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Setting the Road to Succeed

The following post is from Juan Giraldo MBA’18, co-founder of Wanku – Healthy Tradition, a spring 2017 hatchery business. WANKU is an ancestral and refreshing herbal infusion made out of more than 20 medicinal herbs and aromatic flowers from the Andes. WANKU sources 100% organic ingredients directly from Andean smallholder farmers at fair trade prices. When…

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Takeaways from the 2016 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame, was held November 10 as the kickoff event of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week. Two new entrepreneurs were recognized for their outstanding business achievements and their contributions towards society. This year’s…

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5 Lessons from co-founding and co-running a High Growth Non Profit: Science Clubs Colombia

Early in 2015, I had the luck and the privilege to have been invited to co-found and launch the Colombian chapter of Science Clubs, a non-profit that provides access to high quality scientific education and inspires the next generation of STEM professionals, with the goal of triggering a scientific revolution that could socially and economically…

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Assembling a Team

The following post is from Finn Merrill M’16, founder of PilotHouse, a fall 2015 hatchery business. From the Beginning Enthusiasm and Partners –My business started during the summer before my MBA. I was then working at, Altenex, a small energy company based in downtown Boston. I quickly realized most of the people at Altenex were…

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Takeaways from the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As the kickoff event Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, an induction ceremony was held November 12 for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Two new entrepreneurship were honored for their outstanding business accomplishments and their contributions…

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Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

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Building Your Team

Arjun Bhatnagar ’18 and Andrew Coca ’18 of Hey! HeadsUp (a Babson hatchery business) recently hosted a peer to peer session on building a team for the Butler Venture Accelerator. Hey! headsUp is an interactive service that schedules reminders onto another’s calendar or to-do list. As freshmen in Babson’s undergraduate program, Bhatnagar and Coca have grown their…

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Building Your Entrepreneurial Team

Success of a venture depends on feasibility – not just the idea itself, but the people. Building your entrepreneurial team is important when starting a venture. The Butler Venture Accelerator recently held a lunch and learn session on this topic as part of its Global Entrepreneurship Week. During this lunch and learn session, the process…

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