Tag: Entrepreneurship

Shannon Sweeny

The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

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Babson Hatchery

How Surfing Changed My Life

The following post is from Diego Pacheco M’16, co-founder of Cociel, a spring 2016 hatchery business. I would like to tell you the story on how surfing changed my life and how because of it, I’m graduating from my MBA at Babson. When I was 12 years old my uncle Rafael (One of the first…

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Babson San Francisco

2016 San Francisco Summer Venture Program Teams

In our pilot year, we will have 11 teams working on their ventures in San Francisco! Babson entrepreneurs will receive advisors, mentors, co-working space, and valuable resources to accelerate their business throughout the 10 week Summer Venture Program. We also have 16 teams at Babson’s main campus in Wellesley. Our first San Francisco cohort includes the…

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2016 Summer Venture Program Wellesley

Today we start the Summer Venture Program in Wellesley! We are excited to have 16 teams in the Wellesley program this year. The Summer Venture Program is a a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. SVP supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering,…

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Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

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Babson Hatchery

5 Businesses to Start from your College Dorm Room

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a spring 2016 hatchery business. College is a magical time filled with new experiences, exploring yourself, making lifelong friendships, joining a billion clubs, and doing homework into the early AM hours. But one detail that often gets overlooked is how a student might pay…

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Babson Hatchery

Four Mantras for Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Adam Martel M’17 and Richard Palmer M’16, co-founders of Gravyty, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  Four thoughts for the wary, ambitious, overworked, underpaid, overextended, underappreciated, overwhelmed, brilliant entrepreneur; no matter where you may be on your entrepreneurial adventure Starting a business is hard, really hard.  You lose friends, see your…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson to Hold First Annual Multi-school Business Plan Competition for Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Through Babson’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program will be holding their first annual Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Competition on Friday May 13, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Trim Dining Hall at Babson. The Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program launched this spring semester as a sister program…

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