Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Butler Venture Accelerator

Jake Maude

SVP Blog Series: Magnomer

Magnomer is a Babson startup focused on improve recycling efficiency through a patent-pending process. The name Magnomer is a mashup of magnetic and polymer, since the company is applying magnetized materials to plastics so that recyclers can separate plastics from other items. The company is currently working with Preserve (also started by a Babson alum),…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Raise a Seed Round

The Blank Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, a firm that helps nonprofits raise more money and build better relationships with donors. In the last year, Gravyty raised a seed round and returned to campus to help Babson startups to do the same. One of…

Antonette Ho

Introducing the Butler Launch Pad

The following post is from Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. What’s in a name? Well, a lot actually. It’s about brand, identity, personality and vision. For us at the Blank Center, we specialize in helping our student and alumni startups get the connections, resources, mentorship, experiences and knowledge…

Emily Denoble

Welcoming David Chang, 2017 Summer Venture Program Director!

The Blank Center is thrilled to announce that the director of the 2017 Summer Venture Program is David Chang! David has extensive experience both as an entrepreneur and an angel investor and is excited to work directly with Babson startups for ten weeks this summer. I reached out to David to learn more about his…

Babson Hatchery

Scaling Your Startup

The following post is from David Zamarin ’20, founder of DetraPel, a fall 2017 hatchery business. Every startup founder will always hit a block on the road. Sometimes those blocks could include a manufacturing issue, a loss of customers, or an internal issue with the team. But, there is almost certainly one problem that every…

Emily Denoble

How 2 Avoid Top Startup Mistakes

Startups commonly make the same legal mistakes. Jack Steele, a lawyer at Pierce Atwood LLP, who works with new businesses, recently visited Babson and shared how to avoid these familiar problems. Presenting with him was Joanna Geisinger, MBA ’17 and founder of TORq Interface. TORq Interface is a platform that allows hospitals and medical device…

Babson Hatchery

Be Intentional

The following post is from Daniel Brassloff ’20, founder of Uncontained LLC., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Many entrepreneurs are passionate about moving to the next step, and constantly being able to show proof of concept throughout their endeavors. I myself realize I’ve made a habit of showing growth even if through minute details throughout…

Antonette Ho

Spring 2017 Hatchery Businesses

As part of the Butler Venture Accelerator, the Blank Center awards about a dozen entrepreneurs each semester with access to professional and semiprivate workspace to grow their ventures. The undergraduate and graduate hatcheries provide a vibrant atmosphere conducive to sharing ideas and information amongst student entrepreneurs. Read more about the spring 2017 hatchery businesses: Graduate…

Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Raise a Seed Round as a Babson Entrepreneur

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues after spring break on Tuesday, March 28 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room! How 2 Raise a Seed Round with Babson venture, Gravyty! Raising a seed round is not an easy task. Hear how Babson venture, Gravyty, raised their round and what happened after as they transitioned…