B.E.T.A. Challenge

The Blank Center’s B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action.

Winners of the graduate, undergraduate, and alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge each win a grand prize of $20,000 in cash plus​ “services in kind” donations from corporate sponsors respectively. In addition, $2,500 is awarded to the two other finalist ventures in each of the three competitions. Applicants compete for prizes by demonstrating success in achieving major milestones by taking action.

The 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge finals were held on Thursday, April 13.

Congrats to our 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge Winners!

Alumni Challenge
botkeeper (Enrico Palmerino ’11)

Graduate Challenge
TORq Interface, LLC (Joanna Geisinger MBA'17, Prashant Mohan MBA'17
  and Dan King)

Undergraduate Challenge
DetraPel (David Zamarin ‘20, Jacob Heller ‘20, and Larry Ng ’20)

2017 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Babson Alumni Association 

The Babson Alumni Association (BAA) works to ensure that there are opportunities for all alumni to feel connected to Babson. The BAA is committed to supporting the mission of the College by enhancing the incredible network of 37,000 alumni around the world. With each graduating class, the network becomes brighter, more diverse, and increasingly successful, thus providing a truly valuable resource to each other.

Samuel Goldstein & Co. is a multi-generational CPA and advisory firm that collaborates with clients spanning from incubators and entrepreneurs to small and mid-size established business owners. The firm helps young executives with start-up strategies, including back-office accounting support, cash flow management, tax strategies and financial reporting and counsel seasoned owners with financial decisions, profit enhancement and succession planning. Samuel Goldstein & Co. works to help create a successful business and achieve the proper work life balance.

Silver Sponsor

Morgan Lewis offers more than 2,000 lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 29 offices across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, immigration, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes—from globally established industry leaders to just conceived start-ups.

More Information

​​​​​​Please contact Antonette Ho at aho1@babson.edu. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​