Tag: Entrepreneurship


Inc Names 3 From Babson To 30 Under 30 List

Three businesses of Babson graduates – Naturebox, ThinkLite and Wanderu – are among Inc.’s 10th 30 Under 30 list members for 2015. “Our 2015 honorees are hacking how you sleep, shop, and listen to music. They’re making your shoes more comfortable, helping your kids learn more efficiently, providing loans for your business, and serving hearing-impaired…

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San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Taylor Stitch

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s monthly spotlight on alumni businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15 of Parrot Foods. Title of each founder: We are all co-founders Industry: Clothing Design & Retail What do you sell: Tailored casual men’s and women’s clothing and accessories…

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B.E.T.A. Challenge Finals – who will win $20,000??

The day is finally here! Starting at 1pm in Olin 120, watch entrepreneurs as they compete for over $100,000 in cash and in-kind services! The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni challenges each win $20,000 in cash plus “services in kind” donations…

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Beginning a Business at Babson

The following post is from William Ruiz M’16, co-founder of FoodME , a spring 2015 hatchery business. There’s an invisible line between fantasy and reality as far as idea generation goes. In a competitive environment that is saturated by so many entrepreneurs, ventures are being conceptualized left and right.  Some ideas are considered better than…

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Kent Jones on Ending the US Trade Embargo Against Cuba

Prof. Kent Jones has been following the debate over ending the decades-old US trade embargo against Cuba, recently loosened by President Obama.  In “The Coming Boom in US-Cuba Trade” he notes that, before Castro, the US was Cuba’s largest trading partner and its major source of foreign investment.  Economic models of trade intensity predict that…

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Expansion of client portofio: how to best strategize it? – Intelligent Payment Networks

As Intelligent Payment Networks (IPN) moves into its third year of operations, in retrospective, we have changed tremendously in comparison to when we first started out a few years ago. The size of our company increased and our clients are now spanning multiple industries (and growing.) Babson has definitely helped us get to where we…

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

The following post is from Akeem Allen ’17, founder of CREED , a spring 2015 hatchery business. In 1985, Steve Mariotti founded the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship; an entrepreneurship education program targeted toward low-income youth in inner-city areas all across the United States. Since its inception, NFTE has been able to impact over half a…

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B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

This past Monday, March 30, the Blank Center announced the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge semifinalists. Meet the semifinalists on Wednesday, April 8 at the Venture Expo! The event starts at 4:30pm and will be on the ground floor of Olin Hall. Audience members get to help chose who are finalists are by…

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Babson San Francisco

Candida Brush, Chair of Babson’s Entrepreneurship Division, to Kick Off a New Babson SF Series, Pioneers and Perspectives

Babson San Francisco is launching a new speaker series, Pioneers & Perspectives, which is designed to engage Bay Area audiences in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (ET&A). Babson College is globally recognized for its one-of-a-kind ET&A methodology, which emphasizes action, experimentation, and creativity as they relate to diverse endeavors: innovating within a large corporation, raising a…

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