Graduate Blog / Author: Janco Damas

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MBA’s interested in Media meetup in New York

If like the Babson MBA students pictured above you have an interest in media and entertainment, you might agree that opportunities are sparse in Wellesely Massachusetts.  Babson does not have much in the way of structured programs to offer aspiring media professionals.  However, as a Babson student there is access available through the Student Leadership…

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2015 Babson Energy Conference blows up!

The Annual Babson Energy & Environment Conference did indeed blow up this year.  Whereas it was once a comfortable gathering of Babson students.  This year, it caught fire and blew up into a gathering dominated by industry professionals. Many Babson alumni are currently among the foremost implementing new technology into an otherwise historic energy grid. …

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Energy Intelligence Software takes center stage at the Babson Energy Conference

This year’s BEC conference is focusing on “Harnessing Entrepreneurial Energy”.  Based on the roster of guest speakers, attendees can expect a robust conversation around emerging opportunities in the Energy space for entrepreneurs. The current state of the industry is that government and utilities across the country are looking for solutions to better help manage demand…

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No dot com’s allowed, 8 Hardware Innovations from Babson College PDD class

This year’s Product Design and Development course at Babson College introduced 8 new hardware products to the world within a few short weeks.  Students who enrolled in the Fall offering of the course were divided into teams and challenged to come up with a new product innovation that solved a problem in a given industry.…

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The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor annual meeting in Mexico (video)

While at Babson I’ve had the privilege of a Graduate Assistantship with The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and it has been an inspiring experience thus far.  In a few words, I find the most impressive aspect are the people belonging to the organization.  GEM member research represents nearly 80% of the world’s population spread out over…

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Recalling 2014, Babson’s Annual Entrepreneurship Forum

As this year is all but wrapped up, one event protrudes from recorded memory of this year, The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum (BEF). For  most of the fall semester Babson students worked diligently to organize the event. Unlike the other singular events held on campus typically each week, the BEF is an entire day of events…

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10 Babson Startups to watch in 2015

2014 brought about all sorts of interesting discussion amongst the entrepreneurs at Babson.  Ongoing was the discussion of how to better shift desktop platforms for an increasingly mobile audience.  That particular discussion has changed the way founders approach new ideas as many are starting with a mobile-first strategy, such was the case with the first…

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Drones Meet Farming at Babson

Babson entrepreneurs and students represent a diverse group of perspectives. Projects they collaborate on take into account demand across varying markets and borders. In the video, we introduce two students to consider how a drone technology startup from Belgium might help to improve farming yield of a farm in Peru. This is a solution that…