Artists & Entrepreneurs

Artists and entrepreneurs face similar sets of objectives and challenges. Aspiring entrepreneurs and the artistically inclined are often driven to accomplish something that has never been done before. Both pursuits require persistence, creativity, and various degrees of risk taking. Babson has established its reputation as a world leader in entrepreneurial education over the past several…

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Spring 2014 Promises Teamwork, Competition, and Fun for MBAs

The Spring Semester will arrive on Tuesday bearing ample opportunities for Babson students to satisfy their competitive and entrepreneurial cravings in 2014. Students will pit their ideas against those of others’ for fun and the opportunity to win cash prizes to help fuel their respective ventures. The Babson Energy and Environmental Club will host its…

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Babson Alumni Spotlight: Mike Angelov ’05

We recently caught up with Babson Alumnus Mike Angelov ’05 to discuss his new entrepreneurial venture, Grill-Easy™. The Product Grill Easy™ was brought to life from a simple shared idea that the charcoal grilling industry was stuck in the last century and it was time to infuse it with innovation and develop products based on…

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Stephen Foung

The End of the Taxicab

The Taxi industry is a rare case that, until today, has gone relatively unchallenged and undisrupted since its inception in the 17th century. Unlike most industries – where firms gain a competitive advantage through innovation and superior products/service – the proliferation and dominance of the taxicab is solely due to city-imposed regulation. To be fair,…

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Matt

Marketing Case Competition

In the midst of rather unsuccessfully trying to find a summer internship and trying to keep behind pace with my academics for the last month of school, this weekend I had the pleasure of taking part in the 5th annual marketing case competition sponsored by the Babson Marketing Club.  In typical Babson fashion, my team…

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Mystical thing called Distribution

In our Extended Enterprise Management course, we talk about Mental Models and how they act as an obstacle to the way we view business. Mental models are essentially how we think certain things work. A lot of things we take as true are often biases because of our culture, the way we have been brought…

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Startup Founding Team

One of the great things about Babson is how entrepreneurship is ingrained in every course and in every class. In the 2nd year especially, the discussions have moved towards the broader meaning of startups and entrepreneurship. The founding team is of paramount importance for a startup. It is the base on which the company is…

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Matt

Swimming With a Shark On Founder’s Day

This past Friday, I had the opportunity to experience my first “Founder’s Day” at Babson.  For those who may not know, I’ll let the Babson internal marketing/PR team explain what Founder’s Day is: Since 1947, a day has been set aside to recognize Roger W. Babson, founder and first president of Babson College, and his passion…

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Kurian Babykutty

Nothing + Technology = Something

Till date, we wore glasses only to improve our eyesight. However, with Google Glass, Google is offering you something more – vision. Now, with just a pair of glasses, you can take pictures, record videos, share content, get directions, send texts and do much more. That’s how technology can transform nothing into something! Not to…

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MBAs have fun too!

As the new application is season is in full swing for the Fall ’13 MBA admissions, I was getting a lot of questions about the social scene during the Babson MBA. Fear not folks, Babson MBAs work hard and party harder as well. Just an infodoodle on the Social   scene at Babson

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