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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Brad George

Professor. World traveler. Sustainability. Dance studio. What do these things have in common? Brad George! Professor George has been part of the Babson community for the last ten years. During the last decade, Professor George has advised students and educators from all the around the world. He has also practiced being an entrepreneur – through…

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#How2Tuesday: How to Use Storytelling

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues on Tuesday, November 8 at 5pm! How 2 Use Storytelling with Lakshmi Balachandra, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson! This session focuses on what entrepreneurs should consider when crafting their pitches – specifically, the how stories can capture investors’ interest when entrepreneurs pitch their ventures for funding.  Participants will…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Anne Donnellon Appointed to National Small Business Development Centers Advisory Board

Associate Professor of Management Anne Donnellon has been appointed to the National Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Advisory Board as the Region I representative. America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers– the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories. The mission of America’s SBDC is…

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What’s the business model of your venture?

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Professor Andrew Corbett and Professor Erik Noyes hosted two business model sessions for Butler Venture Accelerator cohort members on October 6, helping them revisit the business model and walking them through how to articulate theirs. Business model, by definition, is the…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Caroline Daniels

Caroline Daniels has been an integral community member at Babson since 2010. From advising students in the Butler Venture Accelerator, to teaching students of all ages in-person and online, she is always on the go! One of the newest initiatives that Dr. Daniels is working on is FEI (Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative), a community that supports…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Gig Economy is Here to Stay, and Means the End of Jobs as We Know Them

New Book By Award-Winning Entrepreneurship Expert Explains How to Survive and Thrive by Redefining Work, Income Security, Career Risks and Vacation Think the safest route to a secure financial future is to get a full-­‐time salaried job? Think again. In her new book, The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Andrew Corbett

I recently sat down with Professor Andrew Corbett to discuss the start of the school year and plans for Babson’s Butler Venture Accelerator.  As part of the Accelerator program, the Blank Center works closely with the entrepreneurship faculty in curating, building and innovating the resources for student and alumni entrepreneurs.  As Professor Corbett shared what…

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Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Mary Gale

Mary Gale is a prominent member of the Babson community, adored campus-wide for her giving nature and infectious energy. I got to know her while working for the Summer Venture Program, for which she is the faculty director. While out of state for the San Francisco Summer Venture Showcase, she shared via phone call her…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Importance of Ethics in Business Education

Babson management professors James Hunt, Melissa Manwaring and Danna Greenberg are contributing authors to Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice published by the Principles for Responsible Management Education and Greenleaf Publishing.  They have authored a chapter entitled Walking the Talk: Empowering undergraduate business students to act on their own values. This chapter outlines…

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