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VC & Angel Investing: The Next Big Opportunities

The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum has been a flagship event during Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week for a few years now. This year, the 2015 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum transformed the traditional conference. Speakers and attendees had the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops and engaging panels. One of the panels I attended was VC & Angel Investing:…

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…

Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Today marks the start of Babson’s 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week! From November 12-19, there will be a series of events and activities celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creat​​​ivity during GEW. GEW brings together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuit​y through local, national, and global activities.  The Babson events are part of…

Secrets to the Venture Capital Industry

Venture capital. The industry can seem like a mystery. For individuals wanted to become VCs, they don’t know how to get their foot into the door. For entrepreneurs, they don’t know how to get funding for this source of capital. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and in partnership with the Venture Capital Private Equity…

Demystifying the App Development Process

As part of last month’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Butler Venture Accelerator in collaboration with Alpha Software, Babson Entrepreneurship Club and Babson Tech Club to held a panel on demystifying the app development process. Izi Aviyente M’15, CTO of Date My Wardrobe, Gordon Fontenot, iOS Developer at Thoughtbot, Bob Moore, VP of Mobile Development at Alpha…

Lessons from the 2015 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs Inductees

To kick off last month’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Babson held an induction ceremony for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Three new members were recognized for their outstanding business accomplishments as well as their contributions to society. This year’s inductees were Diane Hessan, founder and chairman of Communispace, Alan…

Dividing Equity Among Founders

On November 17, Professor Les Charm hosted a workshop on dividing equity among founders for Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week. Professor Charm started out with a scenario. There were five different characters working at a lab and each fighting for their equity. Each student became one of the characters and started discussing how much equity they…

Get to know Babson BRIC

The BRIC countries, covering over 25% of the world’s land and accounting for more than 40% of the world’s population, are significant driving forces in today’s global marketplace.  Babson BRIC: The Cornerstone of the New Global Economy is a semester-long, globally comparative and academically rigorous study abroad experience. Babson students travel together to three unique…

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…

Division of Equity

The ownership of a company depends on equity. The amount of equity you have reflects how much ownership you have the company. Every percentage counts. Most entrepreneurs unfortunately do not know how to distribute equity among founders. Professor Les Charm facilitated a group workshop for the Butler Venture Accelerator to give participants an idea of how…