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: 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

This past 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,…

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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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Kyaw Thant

A Final Farewell

I sit back and stare at my computer after finishing the final sentence of my real-estate evaluation report. After a few days of number crunching and writing, my take-home final exam was finally done. In fact, I was done with college. My last assignment proved to be a difficult but rewarding experience. And so was…

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Heatherjean MacNeil

How CWEL is Closing the Gender Gap

The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College created the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab to empower women to launch big, bold companies, and to close the gender gap by increasing the pipeline of women founders into the greater entrepreneurial ecosystem. As the Lab graduated its second class of powerful start-up entrepreneurs this…

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Ashni Shah

The Last Lecture

As you get ready to walk past the lush green canopy beside the front gates of Babson College I hope you carry with you the first aid advice kit handed out at the last lecture at Olin Hall yesterday. As the graduate students prepare themselves for commencement day the last lecture is designed for the…

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