Author: Emily Denoble

Emily Denoble

Babson Welcomes C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68 into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®

In early November, Babson welcomed double-alumnus C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68, back to campus! Mr. Metropoulos, executive chairman and CEO of Metropoulos & Company, a boutique acquisition and management firm, was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®! His company has transformed more than 80 global organizations and brands, including Pabst Brewing Company and Hostess…

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence Profile: Len Green

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with esteemed entrepreneur, advisor, consultant, and author, Len Green! Len taught at Babson as an adjunct lecturer between 2001-2016 and has continued to impact the Babson community by serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Len’s book, The Entrepreneur’s Playbook, was published in March 2017 and has quickly become…

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Honoring Cyril Camus ’91 and 2017 Rising Stars

To kick off this year’s Back to Babson weekend, the college hosted the Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® awards gala. During this event, Babson recognized alumni entrepreneurs who create economic and social value everywhere. Attendees included members of Babson’s governance, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This year’s Rising Star Honorees were Leon Logothetis…

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How 2 Uncover and Shape Your Value Proposition

Our How 2 Tuesday series returned for the year with an interactive workshop with Professor Andrew Corbett! Professor Corbett is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson Research Scholar and serves as Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division. He joined us to teach Babson entrepreneurs how to uncover and shape the value propositions of their businesses. Professor Corbett…

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Demystifying BCERC

Professor Andrew “Zach” Zacharakis is the John H. Muller, Jr. Chair in Entrepreneurship at Babson and the Director of BCERC. His academic interests include entrepreneurship, venture capital, and new venture creation. Professor Zacharakis teaches courses at the graduate level and his research has been published in academic journals including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Small…

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Brett Markinson: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Brett Markinson ’89 is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in the development of many successful businesses, including HauteLook.com, SoleSociety.com, Innovent Capital, and TheOIX.com. At Babson, he pursued concentrations in entrepreneurship and finance. Brett brings a great amount of expertise to his newest role on the Blank Center’s Advisory Board. During the recent Back…

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Demystifying the STEP Project

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in Babson’s Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and the Academic Director for Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP). He has taught entrepreneurship and family entrepreneurship courses to students at levels ranging from undergraduates to graduates and executives. Babson has recently emphasized the importance of…

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Demystifying the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

Dr. Donna Kelley is a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and serves as the Frederic C. Hamilton Chair of Free Enterprise. Her research in global entrepreneurship has been published in journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. She sat down with me to discuss her extensive…

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