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Alexandra Dunk

Ups, Downs, and Lessons: How 2 Survive from Failure

Is failure a f-word? We say no – As tough as it can be, there are opportunities that come along with failure. Moderated by Mary Gale, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship, a panel of Babson alumni and professors – Emily Lagasse MBA’15, Fedwell Pet Foods and Petwell Supply; Kenneth (K.J.) Neilson MBA’11, entrepreneur; Ian So ’08,…

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Vision, Mission, Action, Traction: Professor Julian Lange on the B.E.T.A. Challenge

With the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®) Challenge Finale just days away, we took the opportunity to explore why and how action became the cornerstone of the competition. To help us understand the evolution of the B.E.T.A. Challenge, we turned to Associate Entrepreneurship Professor Julian Lange, who, in his words, has been involved “since…

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What Is Your Action That Matters?

To celebrate the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge, the Blank Center is inviting the Babson community to share a short video about an action they recently took that made an impact for them or others. Whether it’s your latest pitch, a goal achieved, an insight gained, or even your newest dance move, it can be whatever you…

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Curious about Connections: Professor Lily Crosina

In the fall of 2001, Lily Crosina joined her first year peers in Babson’s iconic Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship class. This past fall, she was back in the FME classroom – but, this time, as professor. What happened in between is a fascinating journey from Babson student to professor of entrepreneurship, from investment banking…

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Babson’s New EIR: Tech Entrepreneur & Executive Derek Schoettle Keeps His Eyes on the Horizon

Babson Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of ZoomInfo Derek Schoettle MBA’03 “would kill to be 24 right now.” He keeps going: “Or 22. I’ll go back to 18.” Why? Because the proliferating access to software and skills is making it easier than ever to start a startup, especially in tech, and the rate of innovation is speeding…

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