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Meet the 2016 SVP Cohort at Venture Showcase!

2016 SVP Wellesley Cohort

2016 SVP Wellesley Cohort

Join us today in Olin Auditorium for this year’s Summer Venture Showcase! 15 startups from the Summer Venture Program Wellesley cohort will share their stories and present their business ventures. Can’t come to campus? We’ll be streaming live >>

Registration opens at 1pm, opening remarks/presentations begin at 2pm. Walk-ins welcome!

The Summer Venture Program is a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of student entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, F.W. Olin College of Engineering, and Wellesley College. Approximately 15 teams are chosen to participate in the program each summer. Teams receive housing, work space, advisers, a speaker series, and other resources to help the entrepreneurs and their businesses develop throughout the 10 weeks.

Hear from:

Altus (Sam Barber ’16 and Robert Lally) Cannabis Powered Beverage. Choose Your Experience.

BarnManager (Nicole Lakin MBA’17) is an easy-to-use web-based software platform designed to organize and streamline every barn’s program. Users can track horses’ work schedule, maintain detailed medical records, create monthly invoices and manage their barn’s entire calendar from their computer or mobile device.

Busy Beauty (Jamie Steenbakkers ’18 and Michael Leahy ’18) has created a Showerless Shave™ that allows women to shave anywhere, on-the-go. Whether you are traveling, in a rush, or not in the mood for shower acrobats – we’ve got you covered.

Cleancult (Ryan Lupberger ’18 and Samuel Gaudet ’18) is making laundry great again. Cleancult delivers the most effective, non toxic laundry pods so that you can feel clean, not chemicals.

Clubes de Ciencia Latin America (Luis Ortiz MBA’17 and Marcos Vinicius Tedrus Cezar Bento MBA’17) is a non-profit that brings Ph.Ds from top Universities in the US to teach hands-on week-long STEM workshops to students in Latin America at no cost and to mentor and inspire them to pursue careers in STEM.

Dkora Box (Isabella Soto MBA’16) is an e-commerce platform that reinvents the purchasing process of home goods by providing ready to buy curated boxes of essentials and décor per room.

DropZone (Courtney Wilson M’17) is an online marketplace showcasing local veteran opportunities.

Hostel Point, Co. (Peter Creech MBA’17, Leo Robiglio MBA’17 and Ankit Newaskar MBA’17) is a booking platform with a social network element, where users can choose hostels based on mutual interests and intended activities with other guests, and communicate with each other before and during their trip.

Load&Road LLC (Kazu Kawanobe MBA’16, Abhinav Sureka MBA’16 and Mayuresh Soni MBA’16) is the creator of Teplo. Teplo provides the next generation tea experience!

Lucky Ly (Lyana Kahn MBA’16) is a direct-selling company that creates flexible entrepreneurial opportunities for young women, providing them with the means to create their own jewelry and accessories business.

Melanites (Jennifer Pierre MSEL’16) designs diverse toys, storybooks, and games that celebrate Brown Boyhood! Our mission is to inspire children of color to dream big, stand tall, and live out their childhood.

Raised Right (Braeden Ruud MSEL’16) delivers custom & nutritionally balanced pet meals to your doorstep.

Rapidocc (Chirag Shah MBA’16 and Ashok Vairavan MBA’16) offers a SaaS for medical clinics and practices. The application streamlines the after-hours call process for patients and providers, reducing time spent on each call, while improving patient satisfaction.

At Think Board (Hanson Grant ’16) we help students, innovators, and entrepreneurs create a new thinking space by allowing them to turn any existing surface into a dry erase board. We help unlock personal and professional creativity in homes, offices and school classroom by overlaying Think Boards onto workspaces, walls and school desks worldwide.

TORq Interface (Joanna Geisinger MBA’17) aims to improve efficiency, accuracy and safety for surgeries that involve medical devices by creating a platform for hospitals and devices companies to share real-time data. This simple exchange of information will ultimately alleviate price pressure by reducing overhead cost for both segments and allow hospitals to continue making purchasing decision based on quality of care and not cost.

Follow all Summer Venture Program happens on Twitter, #babsonsvp! See you in Olin Auditorium!