Tag: Entrepreneurs

Michael Chmura

Babson College Undergraduate Among 17 Future Founders Fellows

Christopher de Leon ‘16, CEO and founder of HubCharge, is among the 17 entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the Future Founders 2017 Fellowship.  HubCharge transforms your venue into a smart hub by enabling you to engage with customers, track valuable data, and create amazing experiences all through our smart charging hardware.  HubCharge…

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Antonette Ho

Are You Up For the B.E.T.A. Challenge?

Babson is the first academic institution to have a business plan competition. We were also the first to get rid of it. With the growing trend that action is what helps entrepreneurs get ahead, the Blank Center reshaped Babson’s business competition to what is now the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge. Now in its…

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Stephanie Bannister

Asking for What You Want: Lessons from the NAWMBA Conference

This year’s National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) annual conference was held in Stamford, CT. The official theme was Connecting with Confidence, but the message I took away was much more profound than some well-worn networking tips and tricks. Jodi Glickman– author, entrepreneur, and professional coach- spoke at one of the sessions during the first…

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Michael Chmura

80+ Startups At Babson College’s Rocket Pitch For Entrepreneurs

More than 80 startups will participate in the Babson College Rocket Pitch event for entrepreneurs, Thursday, November 3, 2016 on the Wellesley campus. The 17th annual event showcases Babson (students and alumni), Olin College of Engineering and Wellesley College entrepreneurs who are invited to pitch their business ideas to a large audience of students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors,…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Starts First of its Kind Operations for Entrepreneurs Course

Nine times out of ten, entrepreneurs neglect to consider the role of Operations Management, which is a critical component for the successful launch and growth of every startup.  This is the problem that Professor Jennifer Bailey is trying to prevent. Bailey has started the Operations for Entrepreneurs course for undergraduate students at Babson.  Launched this…

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Babson San Francisco

SF Summer Venture Showcase Recap!

Our first ever Summer Venture Showcase in San Francisco was a huge success! Over 110 attendees gathered to watch 10 teams present their businesses at Mozilla. Leading up to Showcase, the teams participated in a 10 week intensive Summer Venture Program designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising…

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Meredith Dziuba

Leaving Home to Come Home

Post written by Dina Weick ’17 on her education abroad experience in Shanghai My name is Dina. I’m a rising senior at Babson and to put it frankly, going abroad changed my life. In a way, I regret not documenting more of my experiences during my time abroad. However, I feel as though it is…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts Summer Entrepreneurship Program for Bulgarian Students

Babson College is serving as host for a Summer Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) administered by the Institute of International Education, providing a short-term, non-degree, experiential learning opportunity for 30 Bulgarian students from all accredited universities in Bulgaria and for young professionals under 35 years-old. During five weeks of intensive entrepreneurship training, participants learn the business fundamentals…

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