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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Summer Catalyst Showcase

Where can I access the Facebook Live?

Please go to Facebook at 12 p.m.


If I didn’t register on the Eventbrite, can I still watch the Facebook Live?

Absolutely! Please go to Facebook at 12 p.m. to watch the livestream.


Do I need a Facebook account to watch the Facebook Live?

No, you do not. 


Where can I learn more about the Summer Catalyst program?

Please visit our Summer Catalyst webpage.


Where can I learn more about the Summer Catalyst ventures?

Please visit our 2020 Ventures webpage. You can see information about all of the ventures and watch their one minute pitch videos.


Who is the fireside chat guest?

Our fireside chat guest is Mandy Bowman ’12, CEO and founder of Official Black Wall Street. You can learn more about Mandy on her website.


When will networking be held?

The entrepreneurs will host networking on Zoom immediately following the Showcase.


Where can I access the details for the Zoom networking?

Each team’s Zoom room link is posted in its profile on our 2020 Ventures webpage.

If you registered in advance on the Eventbrite, you will also receive an email with all Zoom room links. You will receive this email at the email address you used to register for the Eventbrite.


I’m looking for a specific team’s Zoom room link - can you help?

Of course!

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Meet Avanti

Meet BONAMI

Meet Cabana Health

Meet CNF/Rhinno Industries

Meet Disliz

Meet Exidio

Meet Flow Taxes

Meet Leue Home

Meet LIT Learning

Meet Mai Soli Foundation

Meet MATR

Meet ReServe

Meet TicketRev

Meet UNfabricated

Meet VADATI


I don’t have a Zoom account. Can I still network with the teams?

You can still take part in the networking on Zoom. We can provide you with the meeting ID and password if you let us know which venture you want to meet. You’ll then go to Zoom and click Join a Meeting. Then you’ll enter the meeting ID and password.

You can also contact the ventures by visiting our 2020 Ventures webpage. Each team’s website and social media handles are linked in its profile.


If I miss networking or don’t get to talk to the ventures I am interested in, how can I contact them afterwards? 

Please visit our 2020 Ventures webpage. Each team’s website and social media handles are linked in its profile. 


I want to apply to Summer Venture Program/Summer Catalyst! How can I do that?

We generally open applications in January for the following summer. We would love to have you be a part of our entrepreneurial community in the meantime! Join the Butler Launch Pad to stay up to date on events and opportunities, connect with entrepreneurs, and access resources. You can join here.

Is Summer Venture Program/Summer Catalyst open to Babson alumni?

Not currently, but we love hearing of your interest and we are always interested in working with our alumni. We hope you will consider joining the Butler Launch Pad if you are looking for opportunities and resources for your venture. You can join here.


How can I learn more about the Blank Center and stay up to date?

Join our monthly newsletter! You can subscribe here.


Where can I give to the Blank Center?

Thank you for your generosity! You can give here.


I have a question that is not answered here. Who can I contact?

Please email the Blank Center.