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How to Make a Great PowerPoint Presentation

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. We all know the basics of a good PowerPoint presentation – captivating visuals, concise statements, and thoughtful animations and transitions. Though we know these factors make an excellent presentation, we don’t always employ them. Why? Because we’re more comfortable…

Morgan Newman

The Importance of Gender Balance in Founding Teams

By Molly Hayward & Morgen Newman, co-founders of Cora Morgen Newman ’06 is also the co-founder of IdeaPaint and Bushwick Kitchen @MorgenNewman | @CoraWomen ____________________________________________________ Investors and founders agree there’s one indicator of the future success of a business even more important than the idea or business model: the team. However, often overlooked is the…

Babson San Francisco

Week 1: SF Summer Venture Program

On Monday May 23, we kicked off the 2016 Summer Venture Program in San Francisco! SF SVP Director, IdaRose Sylvester welcomed our 11 teams to the Bay Area and introduced the Silicon Valley mindset and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Afterward, we solved a team building puzzle and went bowling, which was a great opportunity to connect with each other…

Participating in a Case Competition can Build your Resume

This blog post was originally written by Peer Career Ambassador Gyda Sumadi, ’18 for the Undergraduate Career Development Blog This past weekend, myself and a team of three other students were flown out by Babson to the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) to compete in an International Business Case Competition. Out of twelve teams, I…

How to Overcome Stage Fright

The following post is from Emily Denoble ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Sharon Sinnott, faculty member and Director of the Babson College Speech Center, took center stage for Thursday’s lunch-and-learn workshop. The Speech Center assists the entire Babson community, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni, enhance their verbal communication skills. This is a…

Babson Hatchery

How Surfing Changed My Life

The following post is from Diego Pacheco M’16, co-founder of Cociel, a spring 2016 hatchery business. I would like to tell you the story on how surfing changed my life and how because of it, I’m graduating from my MBA at Babson. When I was 12 years old my uncle Rafael (One of the first…

Overcome Your Fear of Networking

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. Networking may be seamless or challenging for you, but whatever it is, we all can attest to its power. For instance, according to Kim Miles, Founder of Miles In Heels Productions, effective networking got her to where she is. …

Babson San Francisco

2016 San Francisco Summer Venture Program Teams

In our pilot year, we will have 11 teams working on their ventures in San Francisco! Babson entrepreneurs will receive advisors, mentors, co-working space, and valuable resources to accelerate their business throughout the 10 week Summer Venture Program. We also have 16 teams at Babson’s main campus in Wellesley. Our first San Francisco cohort includes the…

2016 Summer Venture Program Wellesley

Today we start the Summer Venture Program in Wellesley! We are excited to have 16 teams in the Wellesley program this year. The Summer Venture Program is a a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. SVP supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering,…

Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…