Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Emily Denoble

Emily Denoble

Honoring Cyril Camus ’91 and 2017 Rising Stars

To kick off this year’s Back to Babson weekend, the college hosted the Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® awards gala. During this event, Babson recognized alumni entrepreneurs who create economic and social value everywhere. Attendees included members of Babson’s governance, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This year’s Rising Star Honorees were Leon Logothetis…

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How 2 Uncover and Shape Your Value Proposition

Our How 2 Tuesday series returned for the year with an interactive workshop with Professor Andrew Corbett! Professor Corbett is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson Research Scholar and serves as Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division. He joined us to teach Babson entrepreneurs how to uncover and shape the value propositions of their businesses. Professor Corbett…

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Demystifying BCERC

Professor Andrew “Zach” Zacharakis is the John H. Muller, Jr. Chair in Entrepreneurship at Babson and the Director of BCERC. His academic interests include entrepreneurship, venture capital, and new venture creation. Professor Zacharakis teaches courses at the graduate level and his research has been published in academic journals including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Small…

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Brett Markinson: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Brett Markinson ’89 is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in the development of many successful businesses, including HauteLook.com, SoleSociety.com, Innovent Capital, and TheOIX.com. At Babson, he pursued concentrations in entrepreneurship and finance. Brett brings a great amount of expertise to his newest role on the Blank Center’s Advisory Board. During the recent Back…

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Demystifying the STEP Project

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in Babson’s Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and the Academic Director for Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP). He has taught entrepreneurship and family entrepreneurship courses to students at levels ranging from undergraduates to graduates and executives. Babson has recently emphasized the importance of…

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John Grayson: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

John Grayson, MBA ’97, is the Founder and President of Genuine, one of the nation’s top digital advertising agencies. Genuine was recently acquired by the Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG), a publicly traded advertising company. We are thrilled that John has returned to Babson as a member of the Blank Center’s Advisory Board! While he…

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Demystifying the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

Dr. Donna Kelley is a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and serves as the Frederic C. Hamilton Chair of Free Enterprise. Her research in global entrepreneurship has been published in journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. She sat down with me to discuss her extensive…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: William B. Gartner

Professor William B. Gartner is a prominent researcher of entrepreneurship and has won several prestigious awards for his work. We are thrilled that he has joined Babson’s entrepreneurship division this year! I recently called Professor Gartner to learn what excites him about his new role and how he hopes to engage the Babson community. What…

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How 2 Understand Investor Agreements: A Play in 3 Acts

For our final How 2 Tuesday of the academic year, the Blank Center invited law firm Morgan Lewis to explain the basics of angel and venture capital investor agreements. Morgan Lewis provides invaluable services to emerging businesses and is a generous sponsor of the Blank Center. The creative presentation was titled “Angel Financing: A Play…

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How 2 Use Google AdWords

Do you have a website? Have you wondered how to use Google AdWords to increase traffic to your site? At a recent How 2 Tuesday event, Nicholas Bourdon taught us how. Nicholas is a sophomore at Babson and serves as the Vice President of the newly-established undergraduate organization Babson CODE. He took an “Ultimate Google…