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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…

Dan Edmonson

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…

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,…

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…

agosavi1

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…