Tag: Entrepreneurship

Brian Hickey

JMCFE: International Consulting Experience

Babson offers a variety of unique learning and personal development opportunities throughout the academic and over school breaks. During winter break I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take part in the Babson JMCFE Program in which we acted as consultants for a company in Switzerland. This program, similar to the MCFE program at…

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Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching

The Marvels of 3D Printing – Makerbot Case Study

The Marvels of 3D Printing – MakerBot Case Study Ruth Gilleran, Lecturer of Information Technology Erik Noyes, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship MakerBot is an industry leader in the production of affordable 3D printers.  3D printing is an emerging technology that promises to disrupt manufacturing as we know it. The MakerBot story explores the intersection of…

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Brenda Kostyk

Take a Risk

I spent time thinking about risk-taking over the winter break.  For sure, it’s part of my Babson ET&A mindset, but it likely also had something to do with getting back on alpine skis for the first time in over a decade!  As I strove to keep my fears in check, and to set a good…

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Brenda Kostyk

Roxbury Innovation Center – Setting the Stage for a New EdTech Revolution in Boston

Happy Holidays Innovation Hub!  Last Friday, Boston’s Mayor Walsh announced the launch of the Roxbury Innovation Center in Dudley Square.  By Fall 2015, the Center will serve as the new headquarters for Boston Public Schools (BPS), relocating over 500 BPS employees from their downtown Court Street location.  In an exciting move, Walsh selected The Venture Café…

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Brian Hickey

Top Babson Social Media Moments of 2014

As the year draws to a close, another exciting semester of school has occurred at Babson. Serving as a Social Media Ambassador at Babson, here are some of the top Babson moments I’ve seen over the past semester through social media: Babson Welcomes the Class of 2018: #Babson2018, around 500 students, come to #Babson from 35 states…

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Brenda Kostyk

WOW! WIN!

Congratulations to Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab for receiving a BostInno 50 on Fire Award last Thursday evening!  In front of an audience of over 600 of Boston’s hottest gamechangers, disruptors, and innovators,  WIN was awarded a prestigious 50 on Fire Award for breakthrough accomplishments in the Education sector.  Recognizing that women build businesses differently than…

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Secrets to the Venture Capital Industry

Venture capital. The industry can seem like a mystery. For individuals wanted to become VCs, they don’t know how to get their foot into the door. For entrepreneurs, they don’t know how to get funding for this source of capital. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and in partnership with the Venture Capital Private Equity…

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Emily Lagasse

Have a BIG Idea? Start Small.

By definition, entrepreneurs dream big. We envision a product, a service, or a world made better by our efforts and contributions. We believe anything is possible. We even daydream about our eventual interview with Oprah after making a huge impact on our communities, our country, and our world. For entrepreneurs, the dreaming part is easy.…

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Yerim Kim

Lessons from the 2015 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs Inductees

To kick off last month’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Babson held an induction ceremony for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Three new members were recognized for their outstanding business accomplishments as well as their contributions to society. This year’s inductees were Diane Hessan, founder and chairman of Communispace, Alan…

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Brenda Kostyk

Innovators, Disruptors, & Inventors . . . Oh My!

Interested in mingling with startups leading the way in Techology, Marketing & Advertising, Dining & Retail, Media, Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Medicine, Education, Design, and Arts & Entertainment?  Plan to be at BostInno’s 3rd Annual 50 on Fire event this Thursday evening, December 4th, recognizing Boston’s leading inventors, disruptors, luminaries and gamechangers.  Sponsored in…

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