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Many Paths to Entrepreneurship

The following post is from David Mungai MBA’17, co-founder of Newton Tree Capital, a spring 2017 hatchery business. Newton Tree Capital is a search fund that is looking for an established and successful small business to acquire and operate. In Olin Hall there is a big banner that says “Entrepreneurs Of All Kinds,” meaning we…

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Will Lamb

Ring founder and Chief Inventor Jamie Siminoff at Babson San Francisco

On Tuesday May 2, a large group of students, alumni, and friends of Babson College convened at our San Francisco location for a very special event: Babson Connect. This year’s special guest at connect was 1999 undergraduate alumnus Jamie Siminoff, founder and Chief Inventor of Ring. Jamie spoke with Babson’s Carol Hacker—who has known him…

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Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Beth Goldstein

Beth Goldstein is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and will serve as an advisor for this year’s Summer Venture Program! She recently spoke with me over the phone about her passion for applying entrepreneurial approaches to all aspects of her life and what most excites her about SVP. What is your role at…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Engage with the Media

Babson College’s Public Relations (PR) team stopped by the Blank Center to share their tips for interesting the media in your business and how to handle it when they are. Babson’s PR team works specifically for “earned media” by providing media outlets with great Babson-related stories. Their techniques are applicable to businesses at every stage.…

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Babson Hatchery

Setting the Road to Succeed

The following post is from Juan Giraldo MBA’18, co-founder of Wanku – Healthy Tradition, a spring 2017 hatchery business. WANKU is an ancestral and refreshing herbal infusion made out of more than 20 medicinal herbs and aromatic flowers from the Andes. WANKU sources 100% organic ingredients directly from Andean smallholder farmers at fair trade prices. When…

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Emily Denoble

Honoring Thomas MBA’63 and Laurie Cunnington

At the Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® event, Babson was proud to name Thomas W. Cunnington, MBA’63, and his wife, Laurie Cunnington, to the Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. They are both partners of Cunnington & Cunnington, a consulting firm based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, that specializes in energy projects. They started this…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Raise a Seed Round

The Blank Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, a firm that helps nonprofits raise more money and build better relationships with donors. In the last year, Gravyty raised a seed round and returned to campus to help Babson startups to do the same. One of…

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Will Lamb

A Lesson From Babson’s First TEDx Event

On Saturday, April 22 a group of enterprising Babson students hosted the first ever Babson TEDx event. Conceived and organized by a group of MSEL students, the event was a huge success, attended by an audience of 70-100 people who arrived early and stayed until the finish. Titled “Disruption 360,” the event included a fascinating…

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Developer Options

The following post is from Sean O’Neill MBA’18, founder of Hangout, a spring 2017 hatchery business. Hangout is making hangovers history, one shot at a time Like many young entrepreneurs, when I started my first company I was basically flying by the seat of my pants. Not only had I never started a business before,…

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