BABSON SUMMER VENTURING DEMO DAY TAKES PLACE JULY 28TH

Babson college entrepreneur teams will present.

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Babson College’s leading student entrepreneurs will present their business plans to venture capitalists, angel investors, friends, and family during the Babson Summer Venture Program Demo Day July 28th at 2:00 p.m. on campus. Click here to register for the event. 

Babson Summer Venture Program, an initiative of The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, offers one of the foremost collegiate programs in the country that supports startups.

* Common work space allows teams to network, assist one another, and share resources.
* Many teams live in Babson dorms so they can work around-the-clock to refine their ventures.
* In-house mentoring from the program director and advisors at least once a week.
* Weekly status updates when teams share ideas and solve the week's business challenge.
* Tuesday and Thursday lunches with professors and prominent business guest speakers.
* "Hot Seat" Wednesdays allow a single team to deliver a presentation and receive intensive feedback.
* Steve Gold is the SVP Director; mentors are Mary Gale, Kevin Mulcahy and Jeff Schiebe.

Student/Alumni Businesses 

BioS2 (Jeff D'Agostino M'11) - BioS2is developing a flexible bioactive material to fix bone in load bearing applications. The company has platform patent pending. The markets for the material are total joint replacements, femoroplasty, vertebroplasty, and filling bone voids.

Footsteps (Richard Agnew M'11) - Footsteps is a software system that provides child care and early education centers with the ability to captures and share in-classroom information. This benefits these centers with improved customer relations and retention, and marketplace differentiation.

Gloat It (Milind Doshi '11, Ricardo Escobar ’11 & Poonam Doshi ‘14) - Gloat It is an online marketplace for micro services that people can list, buy and sell for $5. Everyone can offer a service that is valuable to someone else. Our mission is to help people from all around the world showcase and monetize their talents, skills and creativity.  

Golden Health Guide (Laura Mitchell M'11 & Seth Burstein M'11) – Golden Health Guide is a website helping seniors and their families make more informed purchasing decisions by providing professional and consumer reviews of home medical products.  

JumpShift (Carl Sanders-Edwards M'12) – JumpShift offers training programs that improve productivity of organizations. We offer two programs; Leadership Development and Personal Productivity. JumpShift programs take a revolutionary approach to training and development that builds on what participants are already good at, and provides inspiration from best-practice models.  

KokoBerna (Belinda Ephraim M'11) – Inspired by the revival of ancient beauty treatments and a 400 year-old family-owned formula, KokoBerna develops and markets a proprietary range of holistic facial care products using centuries-old flora medicines and bio-healing restoratives that target the unique skin care needs of the diverse, luxury female market.  

RooferQuotes (Johan de Borst M'12, Kevin Kauzlaric M'12 & Matt Pecci M'12) – RooferQuotes matches quality Roofers with homeowners as a “concierge level” service.  

SpecialNeedsSitter.com, Inc. (Zachary Kysar M'12 & Alex Chang M'12) – SpecialNeedsSitter.com enables families who have members diagnosed with special needs to easily and effectively find qualified sitters in their communities.

YouMeeTv (Gaurav M'11 & Luke Cooper M'11) – YouMeeTv is the first online video platform where you get personalized feedback from real experts and share it with the world.

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide.


By Nancy Sullivan, sullivann@babson.edu, 781-239-4623 | 07/07/2011 06:00