Creating Social Value

Misconceptions about Social Value Creation

By Krista Buckland Reisner, Babson MBA student. This post is the first in a series providing a glimpse inside the stories and experiences in the newly released book, Creating Social Value. Before taking a class on social value creation at Babson, these words had little or no meaning to me, other than the broad idea…

Living Entrepreneurship

Christine Yoon

Introducing the New Pride Alliance!

Post by Matt Hard, Class of 2017 Babson’s undergraduate LGBTQ + Ally organization, formerly known as Prism, has undergone a few changes in the last couple of weeks, including the decision to formerly change the name to Pride Alliance. The name change has come with the realization that the word “Prism” has no direct connection…

Living Entrepreneurship

KP Rhee

Intelligent Payment Networks – A Babson Hatchery Business

Receiving payments is crucial part of business. A majority of customers pay merchants with credit cards. In order to receive payments, businesses need to open merchant accounts in order to accept, process, and manage their credit card payment system. Max Miller ’16 and Eveline Dang ’14 from Intelligent Payment Networks (IPN) shared the story on…

Undergraduate

Ellen Zatkowski

See You at Preview Day!

At this point in the admission cycle, we are starting to wrap up our campus events for the academic year.  One of our last major events of the spring will be our final Preview Day on Saturday, April 26th.  We typically hold these events in both the fall and spring to provide an opportunity for…

Living Entrepreneurship

Ryan Narod

Web Strategy for Startups

Helping companies succeed using technology is one of my passions, and I get to do this every day for clients. I started Wiz Studios just over 6 months ago, and since then, I have met with numerous startups through the Butler Venture Accelerator who all have the same questions about their web strategy. Here are some tips…

News & Announcements

Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

Nailing the Bullet: Resume Tips in a Jiffy

This post was written by Nicole Cartier ’14, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Employers spend less than ten seconds looking at your resume . . . yes, I will say that again; less than ten seconds are spent reviewing your resume. So, how do you make your resume stand out? How do you make your past…

Undergraduate

Tommaso Canetta

Tommaso’s 7-Day: Babson168

I suppose I should start today’s entry with an apology for the lack of posts the last couple weeks (especially embarrassing considering I’m usually the one nagging our other bloggers to post new content). As you may have heard, this past Friday was our admitted student day, Babson168. Over 350 admitted students descended on campus…

Living Entrepreneurship

Michelle McCormack

Marketing your International Experience

Post by Victoria Bills, a Peer Career Ambassador for the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Whether you went abroad last semester, or you’ve spent your past four years here at Babson after leaving your home country, companies are now working to achieve a more global mindset, and are becoming interested in study abroad and the…

Creating Social Value

Honoring Social Innovators

We are proud to announce our 2014 Social Innovator Awards recipients, Mick Jackson and Razia Jan. Mick is the Founder and Chairman of WildHearts, a charity that launches businesses and uses their profits to fund global micro-finance. We’ve written about them here and here, and are inspired by their pioneering business model just as much…