Tag: Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

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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Jake Maude

SVP Blog Series: Waku

As featured in Bostinno, Bevnet, BeverageDaily.com and FoodNavigator-USA, Waku (formerly Wanku) has been described as a “healthy, natural, aromatic” and “delicious” drink. Derived from a traditional recipe of an indigenous people in the Andes Mountains, this is a beverage with an impact. Prior to Waku, there was little market access to the drink, and people…

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Jake Maude

Rocket Pitch 2017

All eyes on you, your idea meets the world, standing room only, 3 minutes, “Go.” Rocket Pitch at Babson is the culmination of countless hours of ideation, action, and the pursuit of something beyond what exists. It brings together many people from diverse backgrounds, especially founders, angel investors, students, and entrepreneurial thinkers. For some, it…

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The Lewis Institute

Collaborating for Solvable Problems

Earlier this year, Babson was invited to participate in PYXERA’s Global Engagement Forum where leaders and influencers from private, public, and social sectors gathered with a goal of developing paths to action on three of the world’s most pressing “solvable problems” – social challenges for which there are known and tested solutions, even on a…

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Jake Maude

How 2 Make a Prototype with SolidWorks

You can probably recall hearing someone say “I should make that” or “that’s a great idea”, but it never comes to fruition. Babson’s How2Tuesday hosted the session How 2 Make a Prototype with SolidWorks for that very reason. The session was lead by Abhishek Bali and Sal Lama, both employees of 3DEXPERIENCE Labs. The 3DEXPERIENCE…

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Emily Denoble

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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The Lewis Institute

Working Together for Positive Change

John Kluge MBA’17, Cheryl Kiser, and the student group The Usurpers have been featured in the most recent issue of Babson Magazine. The story, Working Together for Positive Change, dives into the students’ desire to see the role of business in society more intentionally integrated into the MBA experience, and shares the path that ultimately…

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Babson San Francisco

Semester in San Francisco (Spring 2017)

Since fall 2014, Babson ugrads have had the opportunity to spend a Semester in San Francisco, a city known for its entrepreneurial activity, disruptive technology, and culture of innovation. The SF Bay Area is home to some of the most influential businesses + startups in the world and is the leading center for venture capital investment. Most…

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Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 2

Babson’s 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April named four undergraduate and graduate alumni as Rising Star honorees. The first two alumni were Jamie Kent ’09 and Abby Speicher Carroll MBA’15. The final Rising Star nominees were Karim El-Gamal MBA’11, and Michael Kasseris MBA’11, who founded Rail Trail Flatbread Company…

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Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 1

At the 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April, Babson named four alumni of its undergraduate and graduate programs as Rising Star honorees. Touring musician and founder of Road Dog Music Group, Jamie Kent ’09 walked onstage and shared that he is often asked how being an entrepreneur and a…

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