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The Glavin Office

Join us as we Celebrate International Education Week!

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange here at Babson College and worldwide. Babson has students representing 83 different countries and now offers over 100 different international opportunities between Education Abroad (semester/year-long) programs, Electives Abroad, International Consulting, Service Immersion Opportunities, etc. – these are just some…

Emily Denoble

Dan Marques: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Dan Marques ’07, a digital marketer by trade, has impacted the Blank Center significantly through the creation of the Summer Venture Program and by scaling the Blank Center’s existing programs to support all Babson entrepreneurs. Dan has graciously returned to the Blank Center as a member of its Advisory Board. I called Dan to learn…

Babson Hatchery

I Hate Entrepreneurship

The following post is from Akhil Suresh Nair MBA’18, founder of Fluxcon Management Consulting. Fluxcon is a management consulting firm for mid-size businesses, start-ups and non-profit companies who gain valuable knowledge through our extensive market research, problem solving and strategic consulting services. This blog was originally posted on LinkedIn. Access here >> ‘I hate entrepreneurship’…

Emily Denoble

Babson Welcomes C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68 into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®

In early November, Babson welcomed double-alumnus C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68, back to campus! Mr. Metropoulos, executive chairman and CEO of Metropoulos & Company, a boutique acquisition and management firm, was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®! His company has transformed more than 80 global organizations and brands, including Pabst Brewing Company and Hostess…

Jake Maude

SVP Blog Series: Waku

As featured in Bostinno, Bevnet, BeverageDaily.com and FoodNavigator-USA, Waku (formerly Wanku) has been described as a “healthy, natural, aromatic” and “delicious” drink. Derived from a traditional recipe of an indigenous people in the Andes Mountains, this is a beverage with an impact. Prior to Waku, there was little market access to the drink, and people…

Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurial Quotes to Live By

As Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration comes to a close, we wanted to share some entrepreneurial quotes that some of our community members live by. These quotes were collected as part of the Blank Center’s “Entrepreneurial Quotes to Live By” Instagram Contest. Enjoy! “A true entrepreneur is a doer. Not a dreamer.” “The best time…

The Glavin Office

Eat, Braai, Love

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Danielle Cataldo ’17… “What did you just say?” was the first phrase that came to mind when a local friend approached me and asked if I was going to the braai later on that night. In that moment I went through numerous options as to…

Jake Maude

Rocket Pitch 2017

All eyes on you, your idea meets the world, standing room only, 3 minutes, “Go.” Rocket Pitch at Babson is the culmination of countless hours of ideation, action, and the pursuit of something beyond what exists. It brings together many people from diverse backgrounds, especially founders, angel investors, students, and entrepreneurial thinkers. For some, it…

Antonette Ho

Marijuana and the Entrepreneur

It’s not too often that a new industry springs up seemingly overnight, but that is increasingly the case for cannabis as more and more states create regulatory environments in which consumers can purchase and consume marijuana. And this industry is not just about growing and smoking pot: join Pierce Atwood and the Blank Center on…

Babson Hatchery

Instagram’s Changing Algorithm and What it Means for Your Business

The following post is from Lucas Lee-Tyson ’20, founder of Gloomy Season. Gloomy Season is a mid-range streetwear and skatewear apparel company that primarily focuses in t-shirts, sweats, and jackets. After being bought by Facebook, Instagram began to undergo changes to its back-end that radically changed how content was served to it’s users. Previously, pictures…