Tag: VC & Investing

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Equality in Entrepreneurship? Not Yet
Equality in Entrepreneurship? Not Yet » Babson’s Candida Brush has long studied women entrepreneurs. They have made many strides, but one critical challenge remains.
What Happens to a Woman-Led Business After Startup?
What Happens to a Woman-Led Business After Startup? » New research from Babson College and Bank of America finds that successful women entrepreneurs face barriers beyond capital, yet forge ahead through grit, resilience, and leadership.
Can the Financial Markets Make the World a Better Place?
Can the Financial Markets Make the World a Better Place? » Erika Karp’s investment firm helps clients make a social impact with their money. Babson recently honored her with the Centennial Social Innovator Award.
Apply for the 20th Annual Rocket Pitch
Apply for the 20th Annual Rocket Pitch » For 20 years, Babson and its Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship have helped hundreds of entrepreneurs propel their business ideas at Rocket Pitch—a signature, fast-paced event for the whole community. Apply now!
Fighting the Gender Investment Gap
Fighting the Gender Investment Gap » As the fight to close the gender wealth gap continues, one Babson alumna uses entrepreneurship to take matters into her own hands.
And the Finalists Are …
And the Finalists Are … » On September 20, 2019, as part of Babson’s Centennial Celebration, startups Arist, Gentreo, and TORq Interface will compete for upward of $100,000 at Babson ePitch: Second Century Challenge.
5 Creative Ways Female Founders Fund Their Startups
5 Creative Ways Female Founders Fund Their Startups » Women entrepreneurs are finding creative ways to develop diverse funding portfolios, allowing them to launch, build, and scale their startups without traditional angel and venture capital dollars.
Experts Gather at Babson to Disrupt Financing for Women Entrepreneurs
Experts Gather at Babson to Disrupt Financing for Women Entrepreneurs » Diana International Impact Day convened more than 250 investors, accelerators, policy-makers, researchers, founders, and other disrupters dedicated to changing the landscape of financing women entrepreneurs.
To Scale Startups, Female Founders Think Beyond VC
To Scale Startups, Female Founders Think Beyond VC » Despite a microscope being placed on the lack of capital received by women entrepreneurs, there has been no upward movement. But, as the challenges continue, women founders are blazing new paths toward startup success.
How Solving 1 Problem Led to Millions in Revenue
How Solving 1 Problem Led to Millions in Revenue » Wanderu founder Polina Raygorodskaya ’08 illustrated to the growing startup community of Miami how solving a problem led to more than $100 million in revenue.