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Ziyan Liu

SVP Advisor Profile: Dan Towvim

The Blank Center is excited that Dan Towvim is a part of this year’s Summer Venture Program as a program advisor. Dan is currently Senior Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Sonesta Hotels. Aside from his marketing expertise in display, paid social, loyalty programs, CRM (just to name a few), Dan is also cognizant…

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Ziyan Liu

Working in a Co-Working Space

For many start-ups, working in a shared workspace is a great bootstrapping solution to reduce fixed expenses. As the Summer Venture Program started last month in Workbar Boston, I have been able to experience what it is like to work in a co-working space. At Workbar Boston, there are five areas our entrepreneurs have access…

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Priscilla Joy Ning

5 Reasons Why Startups Are Stealing The Best Talent

L Marks Working at NatureBox for the past three weeks has been an absolute whirlwind of new experiences. But admittedly, while I was driving to my new home in Silicon Valley, I was wondering what all the fuss surrounding the startup culture was truly about. After all, the area looked exactly like the Southern California…

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Yating Lu

Uncertainty can be an Answer

  My excitement grows as I read an email from a colleague whom I used to work with at IXL Center during my last summer. The email came in with a bold heading of “IXL center is a Forbes Best Management Consulting Firm for 2017.” Additionally, the thrilling content draws in my attention more as…

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Aidan Dennis

Navigating Company Culture

There are actual studies on how culture can make or break a company. It’s crazy, right? Who knew that witty and quirky job titles, cold brew kegs and themed employee dress up days could be conducive to generating profit? According to Forbes, “When we talk about corporate culture, we are really talking about your organization’s…

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Ziyan Liu

Week 5: Summer Venture Program 2017

Time flies when you are crazy busy. We are already halfway through the Summer Venture Program! Our ventures are constantly making connections. On Monday, June 19, we had Jill Becker, a scientist and tech entrepreneur specializing in product commercialization and new market initiatives, hold office hours for our entrepreneurs. Dr. Becker thinks that for any…

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Miranda Ditmore

Chances Are You Won’t Find Your Dream Job at 20

It is so easy to fall into the trap of believing that everyone at Babson knows exactly what they want to do, and already has their job offer lined up. As students, this puts pressure on you to achieve amazing internships that will guide you directly to your dream job. And if you’re really on…

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Brianna Radicioni

The Boston Globe: Five Things You Should Know About David S. Chang—Director of Babson’s Summer Venture Program

As Director of Babson’s Summer Venture Program (SVP), David Chang is now just one month away from his first Summer Venture Showcase—the culmination of the college’s world-renowned 10-week startup accelerator through its Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. 2017 Babson Summer Venture Showcase Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1-6 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic…

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Karen Macias

First Thing’s First, Coffee!

Since my internship is somewhat atypical, with no set agenda or job description, I thought I’d give you a brief outline of what a day at the DEC looks like for me. 9:00 AM: Forever: the time it takes (or feels like) to brew coffee in the morning. Because the DEC is open 24/7 to many…

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Ziyan Liu

Week 4: Summer Venture Program 2017

Lots of events and activities happened during week 4 of Summer Venture Program! During team updates, SVP Director David Chang put up each start-up’s company brief that were filled out during the first week of the program. So many things have changed since the program started! Some have accomplished their top millstones, some have solved…

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