Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Undergraduate

Antonette Ho

September 13 Student Showcase!

The Blank Center, Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD), and the Weissman Scholarships Program will be hosting a student showcase to highlight the different experiences Babson students had during their summer 2017 break. This event will be held on Wednesday, September 13, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Reynolds. Here are the students and experiences…

The Glavin Office

Glavin Office Announces Gilman Scholarship Recipients

The Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education is proud to announce that ten Babson students have been chosen as recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, awarded by the U.S. Department of State. Nationally, only 28 percent of applicants receive this prestigious award, however, two thirds of the Babson applicants were awarded the scholarship for…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Vinci

Team: Eagle Wu ’19: Co-Founder, CEO Tiffany Yue: Co-Founder, CTO What’s Vinci? Using next-gen virtual reality, we help people communicate and experience the 3 dimensional world in a 3 dimensional space – as it should be. VINCI offers a full service integration covering hardware setup, software development and distribution for Enterprise VR solutions. Our services…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Gentle

Founders: April Chen ’19: Co-founder (also SVP designer-in-residence!) Michelle Yu, Wellesley College ’19: Co-founder What’s Gentle? Cards are mainly written on and sent during the holiday season, or for someone’s birthday. However, these small gestures of love are often neglected when people are in most need of encouragement, whether it be after a failure, rejection…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Quonvo

Founder: Mitchell Troyanovsky ’19: CEO and Founder What’s Quonvo? Quonvo is a mobile and web app that connects people looking for questions directly with other users for 1 on 1 chats. We take a user’s question and match them with another user to chat about the question. What is the story behind your startup? I…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: DetraPel

Team: David Zamarin ’20: Founder Stephen McKinney: Head of Operations Tom Leary: Head of Marketing Geoffrey Greenhouse ’20: HR and Public Relations Michael Zhang: Data Analytics What’s DetraPel? DetraPel is a super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray that protects any material from any liquid based substance. DetraPel is the only liquid repellent that is non-toxic, biodegradable,…

The Glavin Office

Spain Elective Abroad: Think + Feel = Theel

This blog post is written by Jie-Ling, a participant of the 2017 Spain Elective Abroad… Full of culture, gorgeous architecture, mouth-wateringly delicious tapas, and lovely people, Spain is definitely all it says it is and more. An enriching and rewarding experience, this Elective Abroad provided me with a glimpse into the socio-economic structure of the…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Vidvision

Founders: Derek Tu ’18: Co-founder Kyle Lawson ’18:  Co-founder What’s Vidvision? Vidvision converts video viewers into customers What is the story behind your startup? We met and started working on this idea in our dorm room in eTower, stayed up late brainstorming on the idea-paint walls. Derek worked for start-ups in marketing roles and saw…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Project 99

Founders: Yulkendy Valdez ’17: Co-founder and Managing Partner Josuel Plasencia ’17: Co-founder and Managing Partner What’s Project 99? Project 99 is supporting leading organizations engage, retain, and advance their diverse millennial talent. What’s the story behind your startup? We decided to pursue Project 99, because we have experienced the problem we are trying to solve…

Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Lula

Founders Michael Vega-Sanz ’19: President Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19: CEO Ryan MacDonell ’19: CMO What is Lula? Lula is an online marketplace, allowing individuals without a car, the ability to rent one from those that do, with an initial focus on college campuses. What is the story behind your startup? Being a college student without a…