Presented by the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, the annual B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®) Challenge recognizes the progress and potential of Babson ventures as they seek to solve problems and create impact. The competition embodies Babson’s entrepreneurial spirit and focus on taking action.

The Undergraduate, Graduate, and Alumni Track winners each receive a grand prize of $25,000, plus in-kind services donated by sponsors. The runners up in each track each receive $2,500 and in-kind services. 

The 2024 competition will feature special awards; the current available awards are outlined below. Additional awards will be introduced until March 1st, so be sure to revisit for the latest updates to the list.

In Kind Sponsors

Cummings Properties

Draper University


Meet the 2023 B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prize Winners »

Meet the 2023 B.E.T.A. Challenge Special Award Winners »

2023 B.E.T.A. Challenge Tech Innovation award winner

Technology Innovation Award

Anh Thu Le '24 Sebela

2023 B.E.T.A. Challenge Fashion and Textile Innovation Award

Fashion and Textile Innovation Award

Aleksandr Malashchenko MBA'24 LOYKO

Zajac and Clarkson

Watch Dylan Zajac '25, 2023 B.E.T.A. Challenge Undergraduate Winner, have a conversation with Kelly Clarkson about Computers 4 People.


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