Babson WIN Lab

WOMEN INNOVATING NOW LAB

Created by the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College, Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® provides women entrepreneurs with an inspiring community and a rigorous, experiential process that catalyzes innovative thinking and enables them to successfully scale their businesses.

Now in it's sixth year, WIN Lab® has been designated as one of the top two specialty programs for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship®; earned BostInno’s designation as one of Boston’s “50 on Fire” innovators and visionaries; and was honored by the prestigious Rosoff Awards for diversity. In 2017, it was also listed as a main contributor to Babson College's ranking as the No. 1 school for women entrepreneurs who want to change the world by College Magazine.

WIN Lab is a different kind of venture accelerator, one that broadens the possibilities for women entrepreneurs capable of making a dynamic economic impact. Throughout the five month experience, “WINners”—iterate their ideas, design and test prototypes, and grow their ventures. They also get:

  • 5 months of business curriculum, including Babson faculty and world-renowned pedagogy
  • One-on-one coaching for the duration of the program
  • Access to experts in a variety of industries and subject matter
  • To participate in well-attended public events to showcase your company
  • Milestones to hold you accountable to your goals
  • A cohort of women entrepreneurs who are experiencing the entrepreneurial journey with you

Meet the Boston Cohort

WINner

Sponsored by:

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Meet the Miami Cohort

WINner

Sponsored by:

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