Living Entrepreneurship Blog

Jake Maude

Marijuana and the Entrepreneur

The Blank Center’s Marijuana and the Entrepreneur was both an information session on an emerging industry and a Q&A with experts in the industry, rolled into one, and has likely sparked the imagination of numerous attendees. The panel was made up of Ben Ferri, founder of Kind & Co, Mark Slater, Chief Investment Officer at…

The Glavin Office

Babson student featured as IDEA Blogger for IES Abroad

Babson Junior Aidan Dennis studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this past Fall and was selected as an IDEA Correspondent (Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad) for IES Abroad, Babson’s education abroad partner.  IDEA correspondents represent students from diverse backgrounds and they share their experiences studying abroad through their own unique lens of diverse personal experiences.…

Antonette Ho

Winter/Spring 2018 at the Blank Center is HOT!

The following post is from Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. With 2017 in the rear view mirror, we are already in the thick of things, planning an awesome 2018 for our great community of Babson entrepreneurs. Here’s a quick run-down of some of the things coming up. Not…

Babson Hatchery

The Truth Behind Finding a Tech Co-Founder

The following post is from Ernie Valladares ’20, co-founder of Third Eye Innovation. Third Eye Innovation is building an aftermarket heads up display that projects the vehicles blind spot. So you have that billion dollar “blockchain peer-to-peer app” idea but realize you have no technical background. Contrary to popular belief, “handling the business side” is…

Jake Maude

Boston Harbor Angels

Boston Harbor Angels (BHA) is one of the most prominent angel investing groups in the US with numerous successful exits. BHA is a tight knit group of investors, who pride themselves on seeking out high quality, high impact companies in which to invest. On December 15th, Babson hosted the Boston Harbor Angels for their year-end…

Emily Denoble

Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity

At the 2017 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, the closing event was a panel titled “Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity.” Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of the Lewis Institute, introduced the session. “The theme of the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum is to make an impact. This panel will explore ecosystems that support socially-focused ventures. A startup’s connection to…

Babson Hatchery

Trust Your Struggle

The following post is from Jason Henares ’20, founder of .US .US is a lifestyle apparel brand that represents universal sub-cultures. I found my love for entrepreneurship in high school. On a limb I took a class called small business management in high school, similar to that of FME. I instantly fell in love with…

Jake Maude

SVP Blog Series: DetraPel

DetraPel is an amazing product that you can be sprayed on anything to make it water repellent, like a pair of shoes or a sweater. The company is run by a team of four, and headed up by David Zamarin (interviewed here), a sophomore at Babson College. Recently, they are excited to have raised some funding, and are…

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GEIR Blog Series: Rapidly Testing your Startup Idea as a Student

The following is a blog post from Joe Zhou. Joe is the founder & CEO of firstblood and a Global Entrepreneur in Residence (GEIR) at Babson College. This is the first in a series of posts by Babson’s GEIRs where they will share lessons and tips from their experience as startup founders.  As a GEIR…

The Glavin Office

Reflections From Studying Abroad

This blog post was written by Jessamine Von Arx, who participated in the IES Abroad Program – Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago this past Spring…  Why do you think it is important for students to go abroad? The best way to understand people who are different than you is to travel. Coming to Babson as a…