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Blockchain Is Not Magic

Post by Douglas Antin Wait…What’s Blockchain Again? Ok, so maybe you or someone you know could use a brief explanation on what blockchain is again. Blockchain enables peer to peer (P2P) transactions using complex math with a lot of computing power (cryptographic functions) to remove the need for a middleman to enforce the transaction. Removing…

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Antonette Ho

Talk Tech with John Landry, Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Newly appointed Entrepreneur-in-Residence John Landry ’69, MP’08 is no stranger to technology or startups. From his time at Shawmut Bank in the 1970s running the bank’s automated system, to founding Lead Dog Ventures, which invests in early-stage tech companies, John has navigated the web of Boston’s tech scene. And now we’re bringing the Spiderman (of…

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Tommy Wang

The Core Technologies for Making a Cover Tape

During the cover tape manufacture process, the company applies glue, hot-melt adhesive, and the antistatic agent on the base tape material, which is made from PE and Polyester film. The semi-finished product would then be placed in a high-temperature environment and slit into tapes with a width of 5.25mm. After the slitting is complete, the…

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Tommy Wang

What is a Carrier Tape

I would like to share a particular industry that I have researched with the company that I worked for during my summer internship. Carrier Tape is a supplementary product for the electronic packaging industry. The tapes are mainly used as protective packages for electronic components, integrated circuits, and other devices. The tape serves as not…

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Muna Salad

Understanding the Business

FRT provides for institutional investors with comprehensive securities class action with filing and recovery services. On my first week of work, I have not performed any major tasks but I have been to a lot of meetings that educated me about the company’s services. In these meetings, the team has educated me about some of…

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Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Catalyst Showcase (August 2, 2018)

Join the Babson Bay Area community to network and hear pitches from the Summer Catalyst entrepreneurs. Summer Catalyst is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience in San Francisco designed to help early stage/seed-level entrepreneurs through co-working and access to the SF/Silicon Valley ecosystem. Let’s celebrate their business ventures and accomplishments together! Date: Thursday August 2nd Time:…

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Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK6: Jed Christiansen, TechStars + Showcase Prep

With only a handful of weeks left in the program, participants have been perfecting their pitches in preparation for the Summer Catalyst Showcase. Although every participant has been working hard to make progress in their own respective venture, it’s refreshing to see everyone in the program actively sharing resources and supporting each other. This week’s…

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Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK5: Showcase Preparation + OKRs

We are halfway into the Summer Catalyst Program and our teams are becoming more confident about the progress they’ve made so far! As everyone continues to refine their pitches, participants have expressed their excitement be regards to the insights they’ve gained while becoming more familiar with the entrepreneurial ecosystem of San Francisco. In preparation for showcase, each…

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Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK4: Ian Thiel M’12, Alto Pharmacy + Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt

Another productive week @Babson San Francisco! We had 2 amazing guest speakers who shared wisdom about the value of customers and retaining them. Our first speaker was Ian Thiel M‘12, the current Head of Growth for Alto Pharmacy and the former Head of New Products at Optimizely. Ian explained the importance of understanding your customer segment, recommended several books,…

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