Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Passion

Peter Biro’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On February 26, the Blank Center invited Peter Biro, entrepreneur in residence of Babson, for Founder Friday. Peter is a serial entrepreneur and franchise owner of Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Naked Pizza. Peter co-founded the business which currently operates…

Greg Gomer’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. We were honored to have Greg Gomer as our first speaker for Founder Fridays. Greg graduated from Babson in 2007 and after spending some time at Fidelity, Greg decided to start his own venture. In 2009, Greg became part of the…

Takeaways from the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Fifi Shi ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As the kickoff event Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, an induction ceremony was held November 12 for the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, the world’s first entrepreneurship hall of fame. Two new entrepreneurship were honored for their outstanding business accomplishments and their contributions…

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…

The End of Semester event- Butler Venture Accelerator Program

Last week the Babson Entrepreneurship Club and the Butler Venture Accelerator Program hosted the end of semester dinner for Accelerator members. Three businesses were recognized for recent accomplishments: Game Day, Thirty-One Gifts and Zingfin Technologies. The founders of each of the businesses talked about their business and their entrepreneurial experience. Game Day is run by…

The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum

On Friday, the 9th of November 2012, Babson College hosted its flagship event the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum. Celebrating entrepreneurs of all kinds, the event was kicked off with a performance by songwriter Amber Rubarth, and was followed by a keynote from Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group. Various panels and workshops took place throughout…

Abby

Singing as a Passion

Rebecca Cooper: Everyone has something special in their life, something that they must do in order to replenish the energy of their soul. For others it may be hiking, boating, writing, painting, etc… for me, it is singing. At every point in my bumpy and somewhat chaotic path, music has found its way into my…