Tag: Entrepreneurship

Brenda Kostyk

Indulge Your Curiosity and Find Your Happy Place

While the pace of life doesn’t slow for many of us during the summer, these warmer months can provide opportunities to explore different terrains.  Some are spending the summer trying out new roles with companies, others exploring the world, helping family, or taking classes.  However you’re spending your time right now, let yourself meander into…

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Tim Booker

Prize Winner Speaks To Future Enterpreneurs At BELA Tanzania

This past June, Babson students and staff visited the Ganako Secondary School in Karatu, Tanzania to work with roughly one hundred high school students to teach entrepreneurship. This partnership is a relatively new venture for the Babson Entrepreneur Leadership Academy (BELA) program, which has previously run in Rwanda, Uganda and Ghana. For more information on…

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D Coley

Why I love interning at a startup and you should too!

Internships are a dime a dozen. Students scour the web for months applying to dozens of companies in hope of landing a coveted position. After a grueling search and many interviews, I landed an internship at Evol8tion, based in New York. Here are three reasons I love working at a startup. You have the freedom…

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Emily Lagasse

The 3 Best Lessons I Have Learned:

I became passionate about pursuing entrepreneurship because it’s one of the only jobs where you have to learn new things every day to improve and move business forward. Some of the things I have learned have been very tactical, like how to manage credit card processing, but some of my takeaways are lessons that can…

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Babson Hatchery

Defining a Social Media Strategy

The following post is from Marielle De Blois M’16, founder of Crece, a summer 2015 hatchery business. As entrepreneurs, we all know that it is vital to have an active role in social media. We’ve heard that marketing is no longer about having a monologue with our consumers, but it is now a two-sided conversation;…

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Arjun Bhatnagar

Why You should Tell Everyone Your Ideas

If you are an entrepreneur, you understand the pressure to succeed, the trials of being autonomous, and the triumphs that come with taking risks others will not take. With this accumulated pressure, autonomy, and risk come a natural desire to do everything right and to do it all by yourself. Here is the catch —…

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Akeem Allen

How To Land An Internship In South Africa

After 18 hours of flight and an 11 hour layover in London, I have finally returned, for a third time, to South Africa. My name is Akeem Allen, and I am a rising Junior at Babson College, double-concentrating in Technology, Entrepreneurship & Design (TED), and Business Analytics. This summer, I landed an internship at the University of…

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