Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Undergraduate

Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Hanson Grant, Founder of Think Board, graduated from Babson’s undergraduate program in 2016. His ground-breaking company sells dry-erase film that turns any surface into a whiteboard. Hanson’s energy, focus on customer engagement, and passion drove Think Board to win the 2015 undergraduate B.E.T.A. Challenge. Although the chance to win $20,000 was the main motivation Hanson…

Meredith Dziuba

IES Abroad: Study Abroad Advice from IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month Gwendolyn Lee: How to Work Study Abroad into Your Academic Timeline

Meet Gwendolyn Lee, January 2017 IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month! Gwendolyn is a junior at Babson College, where she majors in Business Administration. She spent Spring 2016 on the IES Abroad Paris – Business & International Affairs Program and is excited to go abroad again to Spain this spring! Gwendolyn describes what drew her…

Babson Hatchery

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…

Meredith Dziuba

Study Abroad: You Are What You Eat

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor Julie Zhou ’17… When I ask people where they want to go abroad, they almost always answer with a specific country name. However, when I ask them why they chose the country, they are usually at a loss of words. There are many considerations that…

Babson Hatchery

Perseverance and Raising Capital

The following post is from Michael Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple When word got around that my brother and I raised $200,000 in a four week span…

Babson Hatchery

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.…

Babson Hatchery

Team First

The following post is from Brian Kelley ’18 , founder of Kanga Trash & Energy Systems, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Former Hall of Fame UCLA basketball coach and educator John Wooden always valued teamwork from his squads. Some of his best teams in fact were the ones that featured no selfish players. Everyone was…

Babson Hatchery

Update on Carewell

The following post is from Jonathan Mleczko ’17 & Lexi Smith, co-founders of Carewell, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Since Carewell’s first blog post we have released a newer, but not yet complete, version of Carewell to our wait list of users. It seems that our target audience, caregivers aged 50+, desire a more complete…

Babson San Francisco

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…

Meredith Dziuba

My Experience at the United Nations Day Luncheon

This blog post was written by Aidan Dennis ’19… On October 24th, the United Nations celebrated its 70th anniversary. This has been seventy years of growth and prosperity after World War II. For those that do not know, the United Nations was formed by a plethora of countries as member states in order to achieve…