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Traveling to Washington with the Graduate Affinity Conference

NAWMBA Conference – Washington D.C Hi Everyone! Today I am writing to you to let you know about the experience my friend and I had this past weekend at the NAWMBA Conference in Washington D.C. NAWMBA – National Association of Women MBAs – is an association dedicated to empower women MBA students and professionals and…

Janco

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…

Dan Edmonson

Babson Alumni Spotlight: Ron Ayotte

I recently spoke with Ron Ayotte, founder of I4class, to discuss his new venture. I4class is a web application that helps teachers and students collaborate with one another.  Teachers can use the application to observe students’ work and progress on assignments and to better understand how they approach problems in real time.  Teachers can then…

Dan Edmonson

Babson Alumni Spotlight: Mark Wallace ’14

I recently caught up with recent Babson MBA graduate Mark Wallace to discuss Parlor Skis, a venture launched by Mark and two of his fellow alpine ski team members and former classmates at Williams College.  The company creates custom, built-to-order skis to provide users with a unique ski-buying and riding experience.  This is accomplished through…

Janco

Angel Investor get-together at Babson

Throughout the year Babson will have its fair share of Investors visit campus. The buzz of which investor is visiting campus provides a surreal reminder of how fertile this environment is and to make the best of our time here at Babson. On October 15th Babson’s Knight Auditorium provided meeting accommodations for the Boston Harbor…

Janco

A new voice to the Babson Graduate Blog

Dear friends, I’m happy to be talking with you as the incoming Editor of Babson’s Graduate Life Blog. The Graduate School is made up of one-year, first and second year, part time, and blended learning MBA classes. We also have the MS in Accounting and MS in Management programs. Our approximate enrollment is 1200 students…

Dan Edmonson

Back at the Shelf: Sanjiv Patel | Babson Alumni Spotlight

Like most MBA students, business is my world. On every personal trip to the grocery store, I bring with me an inner-voice that considers the establishment’s inventory turnover rate, business model differentiation, and its industry’s strategic barriers to entry. Every once in a while, I come across a brand that really stands out and requires…

Dan Edmonson

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…

Dan Edmonson

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…