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Meet the 2017 SVP Cohort at Venture Showcase!

Join us on Thursday, July 27 for this year’s Summer Venture Showcase at The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston! 14 startups from the Summer Venture Program cohort will share their stories and present their business ventures. Register now (pre-registration is required) >>

Registration opens at 1pm, opening remarks/presentations begin at 2pm.

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 College, 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 develop entrepreneurial skills and accelerate their businesses throughout the 10 weeks.

At the culmination of the Summer Venture Showcase, the teams present their accomplishments and results of their hard work to the local startup community. We look forward to having you share in the celebration.

Hear from:

BioStructures (Chad Caisse MBA’18 and Gus Barber MBA’18) is the maker of custom-fit safety boots. BioStructures’ boots improve worker safety, comfort, and health while increasing company productivity and cost savings.

Cathexis (John Whalen MBA’18 and Simon Kohnstamm MBA’18) helps food businesses save money, reduce waste, and bolster food safety by giving them real-time insight into their supply chain.

CliqBit (Olivia Joslin, Wellesley College ’19 and Hannah Wei, Wellesley College ’18) seamlessly connects companies to Generation Z for consumer research.

CrossRoad Optics (Jacob Riedel, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’17 and Ryan Louie, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’17) provides new insight into traffic flow through video analysis.

DetraPel (David Zamarin ’20) is a superhydrophobic liquid repellent spray that protects anything from ever getting wet or dirty.

Lula (Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19, Michael Vega-Sanz ’19, and Ryan MacDonell ’19) is the only peer-to-peer, car-sharing platform for college students.

Magnomer (Ravish Majithia MBA’18) uses cradle-to-cradle principles to redesign plastic packaging by adding visual magnetizable elements that complement brand designs and enable recovery from waste streams for better recyclability.

Project 99 (Yulkendy Valdez ’17 and Josuel Plasencia ’17) is a leadership development company that is helping leading organizations engage, retain, and advance diverse millennial talent through workforce development programs and events.

Quonvo (Mitchell Troyanovsky ’19) is a web-based Q&A service that connects people looking for answers or advice with other people online for chat-based, one-on-one conversations.

TheraKnetic (Wilson Tang, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’18) is building wearable technology that provides real-time data analytics to help patients undergoing physical therapy on-track for a faster recovery.

Thero (Chloris Ruohan Yang MS’17, Allen Zhang MS’17, Anmol Garg MS’17 and Nathen Xin Nie) is bridging the gap between aerospace and consumer goods with a mug that will bring your drinks from scalding hot to perfect in less than a minute.

Vidvision (Derek Tu ’18 and Kyle Lawson ’18) helps convert video viewers into customers and leads.

Vinci (Eagle Wu ’19 and Tiffany Yue) makes product design cheaper and faster with immersive virtual reality.

Wanku (Juan Giraldo MBA’18 and Nicolás Estrella) is a delicious herbal infusion known as “the healing water” that has been consumed for centuries in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador for its health benefits.

Follow all Summer Venture Program happens on Twitter and Instagram, #babsonsvp! See you on July 27!