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Action tank hosted by CWEL and Lewis Institute

ACTION TANK- FOOD ENTREPRENEURS On April 23, Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) and the Lewis Institute for Social Innovation hosted a unique event that emphasized Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®. They called the event ‘Action Tank’. The unique concept of this event was that four food entrepreneurs presented a unique business problem that…

Using Social Media Strategically

So what is social media? Social media is media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. It is categorized based on content- rich content, real-time content, social applications and social networking platforms. So how can social media be used strategically? The first step in using social media effectively for businesses is to…

What is Social Media?

Social media has become an indispensable part of our personal lives. Counting all of its members, Facebook is the third largest country in the world next to China and India. Every second two new members join LinkedIn which in total is equal to the entire enrollment of the Ivy League Universities. Social media not only…

Forms of Business Organization Bootcamp

The Butler Venture Accelerator Program in collaboration with Pepper Hamilton LLP (http://www.pepperlaw.com) hosted a boot camp to help Babson entrepreneurs better understand the basics of business entity formation. Matthew Gilman and Steven London, representatives from Pepper Hamilton, spoke about the different forms of business organization, criteria in selecting appropriate form, formation of a corporation and…

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7 Networking Tips

It’s not what you know or who you know, but who knows you. Susan RoAne Having a strong network is important in the business world. But, it’s even more important if you aim to be an entrepreneur. Having a strong network is only the start, though. Entrepreneurs should perpetually be working on growing their network.…

Business Plan Competition

Submissions are due for our annual business plan competitions, the longest-standing of their kind and one of Babsons’ greatest traditions. Our annual John H. Muller Undergraduate and Douglass Foundation Graduate business plan competition will take place on Thursday, April 22nd , 2010. Registrations and business plan submissions are due by Sunday, February 28th, 2010. To…

Making your holiday invitations for Thanksgiving and Christmas

We are finally far enough along with technology that sending out holiday invitations for Thanksgiving and Christmas is as easy as abc! Do not plan on making some fancy design yourself for each individual holiday card because it will take you forever. Instead, use the web and its powerful technology to make the invitations for…

How to find the perfect Christmas card

First off, don’t pick a card just because it’s “cute”, there are many factors to consider when picking out the perfect card for someone. Consideration #1: who is the Christmas card for, co-worker, family member or friend? If it’s a family member, then you are ok regardless of what you pick because they’ll appreciate the…

Rocket Pitch

Hear and assess more than 90 new venture ideas each pitched in three minutes or less by Babson alumni and students at Babson’s 10th Annual Rocket Pitch Event on Friday, October 30, 2009 in Olin Hall on the Babson College campus. Babson invites its alumni and student entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a…

Mass customization panel

Hear about how mass customization can create value and profit from a panel of leaders. They’ll discuss the impact of using technology to enhance customer experiences, economic benefits behind mass customization, how buying practices might change consumer habits,technology practices in the future and various impromptu topics. Join Scott Kirsner, Boston Globe columnist, as he leads an interactive…