Babson Hatchery

Perseverance and Raising Capital

The following post is from Michael Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple When word got around that my brother and I raised $200,000 in a four week span…

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Ken Mattsson

How Companies Can Find You Easier on LinkedIn

I often hear that people know they need to utilize LinkedIn for their job search and career management, but are unsure of what to include to leverage it most effectively.  I was fortunate this past week attend a webinar sponsored by the Alumni Career Services Network and presented by Lindsey Day, who teaches corporate recruiters how to utilize…

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Brianna Radicioni

KYBOE! and Alumnus Marc Bell ’89 Launch Babson College Edition Watch—10 Percent of Sales to Be Donated to Babson

KYBOE! has launched a first-of-its-kind Babson college edition watch. It was inspired by Babson College alumnus, President’s Advisory Council member, and entrepreneur Marc Bell ’89 who, after falling in love with KYBOE!, its products, and founders, jumped on the opportunity to help the Netherland-based company launch in North America in 2015. 

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Michael Chmura

Babson College Undergraduate Among 17 Future Founders Fellows

Christopher de Leon ‘16, CEO and founder of HubCharge, is among the 17 entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the Future Founders 2017 Fellowship.  HubCharge transforms your venue into a smart hub by enabling you to engage with customers, track valuable data, and create amazing experiences all through our smart charging hardware.  HubCharge…

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Brianna Radicioni

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Babson College Professor Frederick Opie’s New Book—Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution

Babson College Professor Frederick Douglass Opie has authored Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution—his latest book which exposes readers to the importance of food in fueling a movement. From the publisher: Food has been and continues to be an essential part of any movement for progressive change. From home cooks and professional chefs…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

jcarbone

Meet the Director of Graduate Admissions at Babson College

A common greeting I received over the past couple weeks from various members of the Babson community is ‘Welcome back’.  It’s been a while, but it feels like yesterday that I worked across the parking lot in undergraduate admissions where I began my career.  After I left Babson, I had the privilege to work at…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson College Ranked No. 7 for Job Placement Amongst Undergraduate Business Programs Nationwide

Poets & Quants named Babson College No. 7 in its newest ranking: Job Placement at the Best Undergraduate Business Programs. The news publication gathered data from the top 50 business schools and asked each to report on the amount of students accepting jobs within three months after graduation. With a 95 percent job placement rate,…

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