Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Entrepreneur

Emily Denoble

Welcoming David Chang, 2017 Summer Venture Program Director!

The Blank Center is thrilled to announce that the director of the 2017 Summer Venture Program is David Chang! David has extensive experience both as an entrepreneur and an angel investor and is excited to work directly with Babson startups for ten weeks this summer. I reached out to David to learn more about his…

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Scaling Your Startup

The following post is from David Zamarin ’20, founder of DetraPel, a fall 2017 hatchery business. Every startup founder will always hit a block on the road. Sometimes those blocks could include a manufacturing issue, a loss of customers, or an internal issue with the team. But, there is almost certainly one problem that every…

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Be Intentional

The following post is from Daniel Brassloff ’20, founder of Uncontained LLC., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Many entrepreneurs are passionate about moving to the next step, and constantly being able to show proof of concept throughout their endeavors. I myself realize I’ve made a habit of showing growth even if through minute details throughout…

Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: John Hallal

Babson is fortunate to have many successful adjunct professors. Although they may not teach year-round, these faculty members contribute real-world experiences that are highly valued by students. Professor John Hallal teaches at Babson in the spring semester and also works as an expert advisor to companies and entrepreneurs for mergers and acquisitions. What is your…

Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Lakshmi Balachandra

Lakshmi Balachandra is one of the friendliest professors I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She walks around campus with a smile on her face and an interest in what her former students are involved in now. I know this because she was my FME professor! Professor Balachandra is persistent, dedicated, loyal, and silly,…

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Strength of the Entrepreneur

The following post is from Ryan Elcock ’18, co-founder of MotivateLabs, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Entrepreneurship is an extremely personal process – at the end of the day, building out your own business literally amounts to you going out of your way to say “yes, I believe in myself enough to bet that I…

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Entrepreneurs and Perfection

The following post is from Kunal Kumar MBA’18, co-founder of Verrocon, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Perfection can be the biggest obstacle for an Entrepreneur. I realized it the hard way. “Blingtion”, was my first venture that I worked on, it was about shoes with interchangeable shoe accessories. I figured that I’ll make the best…

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Business Feasibility – A Journey Common To All Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Aakant Taurani MBA’17, co-founder of Runner’s Convoy, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Many novice entrepreneurs wonder if they are on the right track when working on their business ideas. While guts and luck do play a big role in the success of new businesses, feasibility checks are among the most…

Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Yasu Yamakawa

Passionate. Curious. Focused. Resilient. Those are the four words that Professor Yasu Yamakawa uses to describe himself. Having the pleasure of assisting him with the course Made in Japan: Culture and Opportunities the past two years, these four words do ring true. Seeing him in action on and off Babson’s Wellesley campus, Professor Yamakawa has helped…

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Two Things That Make YOUNG Entrepreneurs Successful

The following post is from Michael Kurson ’18, founder of Briggs Original, a fall 2016 hatchery business. My name is Michael Kurson and I’m a Co-Founder at Briggs Original, an alcoholic seltzer company. I’m a 21 year old junior at Babson College, and I have been working on this company for the last 8 months.…