Tag: social impact

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Yad

Babson SVP venture Yad’s line of mugs and pillows add a splash of color to any room. And just in time for the dog days of summer, they have a line of beach towels as well! But did you know that Yad is making a major social impact in Guatemala? The colorful works of art…

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Jake Maude

2018 B-SEEDs Competition

This year as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a handful of Babson’s most promising startups gathered to pitch their social impact missions in the B-SEEDs Social Impact Business Competition. B-SEEDs is a student-run organization and stands for Babson Sustains the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Drive Social change. The judges for the event were: Rich Bryden –…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Breathe

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Luke Martiros (’21) Breathe The semester is coming to an end and I cannot believe how fast it has gone. It felt like just a few days ago that I was back on campus for the start of my Sophomore year. While time has gone by…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Starting a PCA Role

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Martiros (’21) As a new Peer Career Ambassador at the Undergraduate Center for Career Development at Babson, I’m trying to both fulfill the role in order to help better my peers, and also learn everything there is to know about this new job, and how…

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Friends in the Workplace

When I started to work at my internship I was very anxious. A lot of the people I was around were accomplished artists and creatives that I had admired for a very long time. Meanwhile the only recognized artwork I had was a framed drawing from my oil period on display in my parent’s basement.…

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Excel in Excel

Hi all, thanks for tuning in. So, I spent the last week migrating over our internal reporting and metrics SaaS offering from Excel to, at first, R, then Python. There is some pride in the fact that the workflow eventually shifted from Excel- to Python-intensive. I like to think that my Excel-bonded peers are living…

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Finance for Impact

This summer I’m interning at Flat World Partners, an impact investing firm. I’m working to plan the build- and roll-out of Exponential, their proprietary ESG impact investing analytics and reporting platform. While I am on the Exponential team, I also have the opportunity to work with the advisory and alternative investment platform arms of the…

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