Yerim Kim

Entrepreneurial Journey of SVP Alum Joanna Meiseles M’12

On June 3rd, Summer Venture Program alum Joanna Meiseles M’12 visited the 2014 cohort to share her entrepreneurial journey. Meiseles is founder of Snip-its, the largest chain of children’s hair salons in the US, and is now Senior Director of Programs and Operations at MassChallenge, the largest start-up accelerator and competition in the world. The…

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Yerim Kim

Takeaways from SVP Alum Carl Sanders-Edwards M’12

On May 22, Carl Sanders-Edwards M’12, founder and CEO of Jump Shift came to Babson to share his entrepreneurial journey with the Summer Venture Program participants. JumpShift is a company that helps organizations develop better leaders and managers by inspiring them to take smart action. Sanders-Edwards emphasized the importance of decisions throughout the session. Originally…

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Yerim Kim

How to get the most out a conference

Lauren DiPerna M’ 15, one of the Summer Venture Program participants, shared what she learned from attending the 2014 CropLife America’s National Policy Conference in Washington DC at a peer to peer session on May 28. CropLife America is a trade association that represents more than 60 developers, manufacturers, formulators and distributors of crop protection…

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Barbara DeLoureiro

Connections through Technology: The Givve Collection

I am one of the faculty members who teaches Global Connections through Technology, a core IT class for every MBA student at Babson College. As part of the course, student teams are connected with startups, non-profits, or small businesses to take on a seven-week consulting project. The result of the student project is the creation…

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Breaking New Ground Finalist – Brittany Lo ’14

Post from SoYoon Jun ’14, founder of How To Marry: Brittany Lo’14, the founder of BeautyBar by B.LO, believes that women should feel beautiful every day. BeautyBar by B.LO is a physical place where women can go anytime of the day to get their hairs styled and get their make-up done while enjoying complementary cocktails. Since…

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Passion

I love nature. I want my children to grow in a world where they can live. I want them to enjoy climbing a tree, picking up wild fruits, and sharing experiences with wildlife. I want to teach my grandchildren how to fish, the same way my grandfather taught me. I believe the world has taken…

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Breaking New Ground Winner – Macy Horton ’14

Post from SoYoon Jun ’14, founder of How To Marry: A graduating senior, Macy Horton’14, recently won SGA’s Breaking New Ground competition and received $3,000 cash prize. I got to interview Horton to learn more about her entrepreneurial journey with her venture, Rock Dust Soil Solutions. Coming from the small town in Maine, Macy Horton’14 was…

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KP Rhee

Lessons learned from online marketing – Dan Marques

The importance of marketing does not change regardless of size of a firm. Small and large firms should invest in marketing aggressively in order to get their name out and to go against competitors. On Wednesday, April 16, Dan Marques ’07, senior online marketing manager at Reebok visited Babson. Although he is working at one…

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Benefits of Networking

We think that why should we meet with people, We feel strange talking to our competitors, We are often mistaken.   I started my business at MyFaci.com with a idea I thought it would make it big. The problem was not in the idea but in the mindset. I was clear that my idea was…

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KP Rhee

Intelligent Payment Networks – A Babson Hatchery Business

Receiving payments is crucial part of business. A majority of customers pay merchants with credit cards. In order to receive payments, businesses need to open merchant accounts in order to accept, process, and manage their credit card payment system. Max Miller ’16 and Eveline Dang ’14 from Intelligent Payment Networks (IPN) shared the story on…

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