Tag: Entrepreneur

Babson Hatchery

Entrepreneurs and Perfection

The following post is from Kunal Kumar MBA’18, co-founder of Verrocon, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Perfection can be the biggest obstacle for an Entrepreneur. I realized it the hard way. “Blingtion”, was my first venture that I worked on, it was about shoes with interchangeable shoe accessories. I figured that I’ll make the best…

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Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Yasu Yamakawa

Passionate. Curious. Focused. Resilient. Those are the four words that Professor Yasu Yamakawa uses to describe himself. Having the pleasure of assisting him with the course Made in Japan: Culture and Opportunities the past two years, these four words do ring true. Seeing him in action on and off Babson’s Wellesley campus, Professor Yamakawa has helped…

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Babson Hatchery

Salary Negotiations- Get the Offer You Deserve

The following post is from Shruti  Jadhav MBA’18, founder of Baby Deal, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur should have a contingency plan. This in no way implies that you don’t believe in your venture enough, nor does it define the rate of success or failure of your startup. It’s a part of your…

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Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Donna Kelley

Donna Kelley is a legend at Babson. Not only has she taught hundreds of students all around the world, but her role at the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) has helped bring Babson to the forefront of entrepreneurship research. Professor Kelley recently shared what makes Babson special and how entrepreneurs can create value in society. What…

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Shannon Sweeny

Four Babson MBA Alumni Businesses Take Home Wins at ’50 on Fire’

Innercity Weightlifting, Parlor Skis, Runkeeper and Sam Aquillano MBA ’14 of Design Museum Boston all took home wins in their respective categories at BostonInno’s ’50 on Fire’ event on December 7, 2016.  Innercity Weightlifting took the win in the Civic category, Parlor Skis for Retail, Runkeeper for Sport and Fitness, and Aquillano of Design Museum…

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Antonette Ho

Welcome to Joe Zhou, Global Entrepreneur in Residence!

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. The Blank Center is excited to welcome Joe Zhou as the first Global Entrepreneur in Residence. Joe is the Founder & CEO of FirstBlood, an E-sports startup that recently broke the speed record for crowdfunding. Prior to founding Firstblood, Joe co-founded Alt-Options,…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson Professor Joel Shulman Earns Top Wall Street Journal Ranking with Entrepreneur Fund

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently ranked Babson Professor Joel Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Large Cap Growth Fund No. 5 among 698 similar funds on a YTD basis. The December 2 WSJ’s Category Kings shows that EntrepreneurShares’ Large Cap Growth Fund generated 8.13 percent net performance (after fees) compared to 1.34 percent for the category average. This accomplishment follows…

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