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Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson Professor Jay Rao to Speak at the Corporate Intrapreneur Summit in New York on September 9

Babson College Professor Jay Rao will co-lead a session about Enterprise Venture Design at the upcoming Corporate Intrapreneur Summit, alongside IDEO Cambridge Portfolio Director Katherine Londergan. Summit participants, including industry experts and individuals looking to create new business value and respond to competitors, will share best practices on how intrapreneurs can scale innovation and deliver…

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Cathy Merlo

Graduate CCD Social Media Contest — Like Us on Facebook & Twitter!

Hello Graduate Students!   Hope you’ve had an enjoyable summer.  We not only welcome all the new students who have joined us this week, but also look forward to seeing our returning students.  We already have a number of interesting, fun, and informative events planned for the fall, so it promises to be another busy academic…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Business True Fit Raises $25M

True Fit, footwear and apparel’s discovery platform, announced a $25 million Series B financing from Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and Intel Capital. The new funding brings total investment in True Fit to $40 million and it will be used to serve rising demand and growth, as well as to drive continued innovation for retailers…

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The Lewis Institute

Stopping the Cycle of Incarceration

By Jon Feinman M’10, Executive Director and Founder of InnerCity Weightlifting Our brains are wired to quickly categorize people and situations, which helps us navigate a complex and dangerous world. For example, if we see a group of young people standing together in a so-called “rough” area of a city, who look different, dress different,…

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Putting the “Spotlight” on Business Analytics as a Career Option

Information Sessions. Mini flash cases. Career Conversations. These are just a few of the ways that the Babson Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD) has engaged with its Employer Partners over the past year, but this spring, a new kind of engagement arose – the Industry Career Spotlight. On February 3rd, 10 companies gathered in…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni Business wins Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Babson Alumni, Mihael Mikek MBA’06, CEO at Celtra Inc, won the Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the High Tech category, honoring immigrant entrepreneurs in Massachusetts. The award, presented by The Immigrant Learning Center, honors outstanding Massachusetts immigrant entrepreneurs in four categories: business growth, neighborhood business, high-tech and life science. Babson Alum, Edison Almeida…

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Graduate Center for Career Development

Graduate Students and Employers Connect at 2016 Just-In-Time Fair

By Jay Robie, Associate Director, MBA, Relationship Manager for Health Care/Life Sciences, Consumer Products/Retail, Sports and Hospitality What do a brewing company, a Swiss chocolatier and a national drone training school provider have in common? They all attended the 2016 Graduate Just-In-Time Career Fair at Babson College . 40 employers of varying shapes and sizes, including 53% who…

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Graduate Center for Career Development

2016 Babson Connect San Francisco

Babson’s west coast campus hosted its 10th bi-annual Babson Connect event on April 7th for another enthusiastic group of more than 85 members of the Babson community, including current alumni, faculty, staff, and current students from Wellesley and San Francisco.  It featured a lively and interactive conversation with Craig Newmark, the founder of Craig’s List…

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