Author:

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…

Posted In News & Announcements Blog

Babson Global — Shaping Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurial Leaders

Shahid Ansari, chief executive officer, Babson Global and Provost, Babson College, explains how extending Entrepreneurial Thought And Action ® to new populations puts the power of entrepreneurship ─ as the greatest force for social and economic value creation ─ into the hands of tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders. Shahid Ansari Chief Executive Officer, Babson Global sansari@babson.edu

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Why Food Entrepreneurship Matters

Food Sol Director Rachel Greenberger (http://www.foodsol.org/; @Food_Sol; @businessforfood) posts a Food Day blog on the importance of entrepreneurial leadership in bringing tangible change to the global food systems marketplace. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable,  and sustainable food. Rachel’s Food Day blog:  http://www.foodday.org/why_food_entrepreneurship_matters

Posted In News & Announcements Blog

Babson Entrepreneurs Make Finalist Stage Of MassChallenge 2012

Ten Babson entrepreneurs from nine new startups are among the 125 finalists for the 2012 MassChallenge competition. All 125 finalists will receive 3+ months of intensive mentorship and other free resources including office space and introductions to customers and funding sources. In October, a final round of judging will identify the 10-20 startups which will…

Posted In News & Announcements Blog

Auto-Analytics = Big Improvement In Job Performance

The Wall Street Journal; April 2, 2012 “Employees Measure Yourselves” — A new wave of technologies called auto-analytics allows workers to analyze how much time they spend working on their computer. H. James Wilson, a senior researcher at Babson Executive Education, writes about the new technologies and how they can encourage workers and make  them healthier and more…

Posted In News & Announcements Blog

A Cup Of Rice Feeds Understanding Of Social Context

In January I  went with a large group of Babson students to Ghana. In the evenings, students meet with individuals who have concerns about their own businesses, most of which are located in a small kiosk, in the market, or on the side of the road. As always, the students find grappling with the everyday…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog