Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Social Impact

2019 SVP Startup Profile: Yad

Babson SVP venture Yad’s line of mugs and pillows add a splash of color to any room. And just in time for the dog days of summer, they have a line of beach towels as well! But did you know that Yad is making a major social impact in Guatemala? The colorful works of art…

Jake Maude

2018 B-SEEDs Competition

This year as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a handful of Babson’s most promising startups gathered to pitch their social impact missions in the B-SEEDs Social Impact Business Competition. B-SEEDs is a student-run organization and stands for Babson Sustains the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Drive Social change. The judges for the event were: Rich Bryden –…

Jake Maude

Babson Built | Daniel Dalet & Abel Gonzalez of SoloCoco

Babson Built is a dive into the entrepreneurial mindset and journey, brought to life through the stories of Babson founders. From dorm room startup to Shark Tank to Series A, our interviews depict the highs, lows, and thrills of starting and scaling a venture.  The Babson Built podcast is now live and can be listened…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Gentle

Entrepreneur April Chen ‘19 Tell me a little bit about your company Gentle? Gentle bridges the gap between empathy and action. We provide a meaningful way for people to connect with each other, and we do this through cards. What is the story behind Gentle? During my sophomore year of college, Babson’s campus was going…

Emily Denoble

Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity

At the 2017 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, the closing event was a panel titled “Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity.” Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of the Lewis Institute, introduced the session. “The theme of the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum is to make an impact. This panel will explore ecosystems that support socially-focused ventures. A startup’s connection to…