Cheryl Kiser

Providing Pathways Not New Ways for Change

“You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.” -E. O. Wilson We love this quote…

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Play Lighted Flag Football At Babson

AfterDark Technologies, founded by CEO Dan Wilson M’13, is “revolutionizing team sports by enabling your team to play anywhere, anytime. With our products, your playing time is no longer limited by daylight or finding a lighted field at night. Play flag football through the night with fiber optic jerseys lighting the players, LED cones defining…

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Emily Lagasse

Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

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Josuel Plasencia

Why your professional life should be online

This blog first appeared in LinkedIn as part of their Student Voices series on May 19th, 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-your-professional-life-should-online-josuel-plasencia. First things first. Google your name (along your college or workplace if your name is not very unique). Gauge your online presence with the search results. Millennial’s are missing out on a large opportunity to use the internet to grow…

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2015 Summer Venture Program

On Monday, May 18, the Butler Venture Accelerator kicked off its 2015 Summer Venture Program. The Summer Venture Program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson College, F.W. Olin College of Engineering, and Wellesley College. 15 teams were chosen to participate in the program each summer. For the next ten weeks, the 15…

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InnerCity Weightlifting Honored With Ad Club’s Rosoff Award

InnerCity Weightlifting, established by Jon Feinman M’10, has received the Ad Club’s Rosoff Award for Non-Profit Initiative. According to the Ad Club, “Established by Babson College MBA graduate Jon Feinman, InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW) works with young people at the highest-risk for violence, aiming to reduce youth violence by getting students off the streets and into…

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Babson Alumni Featured On “From Founder To CEO” Podcasts

Several alumni entrepreneurs were interviewed for the “From Founder To CEO” podcasts of Todd Uterstaedt during its Babson College Week. Daquan Oliver “Daquan earned his Bachelor of Science from Babson and leads Jossle, a company that connects college students with brands. This young Co-founder & CEO continues to expand his company’s reach to over 25 cities.…

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Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Joel Shulman Ranked #1 Large Cap Blend Equity Manager By Pensions & Investments

Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Joel Shulman, who pioneered investing in publicly-traded entrepreneurial companies through his company EntrepreneurShares, LLC, has been ranked the #1 US Large Cap Blend Equity Manager for separate accounts by Pensions & Investments for the five year period ending March 31, 2015. His US Mid Cap strategy ranked #5 for gross returns in…

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Writing a Cover Letter? Here’s Why You Should Avoid Google

As a Writing Center Consultant at Babson College, I proofread a wide variety of writing pieces: analytical essays, fiction works, and professional assets—resumes and cover letters. Recently, I have been working with many of these professional assets (specifically cover letters), and I am noticing that college students are missing the mark. Often, students are simply…

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