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Semester in San Francisco (Spring 2017)

Since fall 2014, Babson ugrads have had the opportunity to spend a Semester in San Francisco, a city known for its entrepreneurial activity, disruptive technology, and culture of innovation. The SF Bay Area is home to some of the most influential businesses + startups in the world and is the leading center for venture capital investment. Most…

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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…

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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Allan Nudelman ’17

“I attained a newfound interest in technology and I am now looking to get into tech as a career path.” Allan participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? I wanted to get away and study somewhere different, but I didn’t want…

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San Francisco Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Emily Jones ’17

“It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco.”  – Oscar Wilde Emily Jones participated in the Semester in San Francisco Ugrad Program during Spring 2016: >> Why did you choose Babson SF? About six months previously, I received a call from a very close friend and he told me…

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San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…

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Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

  Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits! Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…

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SF Summer Venture Showcase Recap!

Our first ever Summer Venture Showcase in San Francisco was a huge success! Over 110 attendees gathered to watch 10 teams present their businesses at Mozilla. Leading up to Showcase, the teams participated in a 10 week intensive Summer Venture Program designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising…

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SF SVP Silicon Valley Trip!

This week our SVP teams ventured to Silicon Valley and toured 500 Startups, Facebook, and Google! The treks introduced everyone to the entrepreneurial ecosystem outside of San Francisco. It was an immersive experience and each location had their own unique personality. In fact, many compared Facebook to Disneyland and immediately noticed Google’s convenience in making mundane tasks…

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Week 7: SF Summer Venture Program

All 11 teams at Babson San Francisco are building momentum and preparing for the August 4th Venture Showcase! This week, we had two *Hot Seats* and speakers Brad Kondracki and Mike Pestana from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati (WSGR) and CiCi MacDonald from Chew on this Storytelling. We also had special guest Will Lamb, Dean of Babson’s…

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Week 6: SF Summer Venture Program

This week, we had several special guests @ Babson San Francisco including: Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of the Blank Center, Kathleen Utecht, Babson alum and managing partner @ Core Innovation Capital, and Stuart Goldstein, Babson alum and managing partner of Samuel Goldstein and Co (Certified Public Accountants).  Debi moderated a fireside chat with Kathleen, a VC who…