Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Undergraduate

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…

Babson Hatchery

Takeaways from Pitching to Investors

The following post is from Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur that is preparing to pitch to investors or raise capital at some point in the future, should know the words of Richard Harroch, “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and…

Meredith Dziuba

Multicultural Festival

This post was written by undergraduate student, Jose Damasceno, as part of an FYS assignment… When I went to the Multicultural Festival last week, I was surprised to see how diverse our college is. Although Babson is proud of such diversity, only after the festival had I realized that I have had superficial contact with this diversity.…

Meredith Dziuba

International Education Week Chinese Language Table

This post was written by Ruiyi (Ricki) Huang as part of her FYS assignment on International Week here at Babson… As an international student, I was eager to teach other students about Chinese culture. I hosted a language table of Chinese and was surprised to find out that there are so many people who have learned Chinese…