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Babson MBA student puts entrepreneurship to work by helping reduce hidden hunger in Colombia Although job creation is one of the most important benefits an entrepreneur brings to society, it is not the only one. Sometimes, entrepreneurs start businesses that are focused both on profits and on improving the quality of life of the people…

Janco Damas

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.…

Ashni Shah

India Conference at Harvard 2015

With the change of a ruling party after a decade, a sentimental shift has taken place in India in the last one year . The country of India has been splashed with renewed optimism, confidence and hunger for change. The India conference at Harvard was a nice wrap up of the challenges that India now…

Ashni Shah

Babson Cannabis Symposium 2015 – Redefining Entrepreneurship at Babson

A grand announcement: Babson Cannabis Symposium will be held on April 26th, 2015 from 10 am – 5 pm at Markey Commons.  This event ranks Babson among the foremost colleges to have founded a Cannabis Club. The club’s vision is to expose students at Babson College to the marijuana industry in a professional setting. Stakeholders in the club include doctors, lawyers, and…

Ashni Shah

On Campus Housing: Graduate Life at Woodside

A much awaited expose on student life in Babson’s on campus graduate housing – Woodside. Woodside graduate housing accommodates 40 students from the One Year and Two Year MBA program on a first come first serve basis. To the incoming batch of 2016 and 2017 who are struggling to make the decision between on campus…

Dan Edmonson

Entrepreneurship and Environmental Sustainability in Chile

The 2015 Chilean elective abroad provided several opportunities for our group to visit fascinating and fun Chilean start-ups.  On the trip’s third day, we met Oscar Munoz, founder of Green Glass, at his home and corporate headquarters.  His company found a way to derive value from something most people think of as trash — discarded…

“You don’t have the guts to be what you wanna be”, or do you?

Tony Montana AKA Scarface is one of the great characters of the 20th century. We can draw a lot of positive things from this movie, excluding the drugs and violence of course. Tony was unskilled and had no formal education, but had both heart and guts which fuelled his risk taking. Being at Babson, the most entrepreneurial school…

Janco Damas

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…

Interview tips courtesy of M´2015

It’s the height of interview season and who doesn’t want to present an employer with the perfect candidate?  I talked to a few students about how to best highlight one’s experiences without having to embellish.  Mostly it’s about being yourself, but the best version of one’s self does require some preparation to be available on-demand.…