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Summer Catalyst Program WEEK2: ThousandEyes-Paid Acquisition + Weekly Luncheons

BabsonSF’s Summer Catalyst program is in full swing and our entrepreneurs are progressing on their startups! Every week, everyone updates the community on their achievements, key learnings, and goals that they hope to accomplish.  After, we had the opportunity to hear from Yosef Javed, Acquisition Marketing Manager from ThousandEyes, a network intelligence software company that troubleshoots application delivery…

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Summer Catalyst Program WEEK1: Andreessen Horowitz, Hustle Fund, +Blank Center

In the first week of Babson’s Summer Catalyst Program, participants worked on perfecting their pitches, met with their mentors for the first time, and had the opportunity to hear from some amazing guest speakers. Debi Kleiman, the Executive Director of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, visited the Babson San Francisco campus to give a…

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Meet the Summer Catalyst Mentors in San Francisco!

Each team in Babson’s Summer Catalyst program is paired with an amazing mentor who offers a wealth of startup knowledge, experience, and connections. Every week, the mentor meets with the team and provides industry guidance and input regarding the direction of the venture. Being a startup founder in it’s early stages is exhilarating but can also be extremely difficult so having mentors…

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Summer Catalyst Kickoff in San Francisco

This week, we are excited to kick off Babson’s Summer Catalyst Program in San Francisco with 6 teams of entrepreneurs. The Summer Catalyst Program is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience that offers co-working space, mentors, and guidance to help early-stage/seed-level entrepreneurs develop their startups. Throughout the summer, they will be working among like-minded entrepreneurs in the most…

Nishant Udeshi

The 3 Cs of My First Year at Babson

Now that I’m down to the last classes of the first year of my Two-Year MBA program, a series of flashbacks is playing in my head: Orientation. My first meeting with the Signature Learning Group. Techmark. BCAP client calls. Late nights of project work. As I look back, Steve Jobs’ “it’s all about the journey”…

Nishant Udeshi

2018 Graduate International Dinner

At Babson, you come prepared to indulge in diversity in the form of cultures and traditions from an array of countries. Knowing how eager students are to present their culture, our Graduate Student Council organizes an International Dinner each year. But this is no ordinary dinner. Groups of students from each country form teams and…

Nishant Udeshi

Babson x Cisco Brewers Marketing Challenge

Not every Monday is the same at Babson. Some are challenging. Most are exciting. Monday April 9th was the more exciting kind; Cisco Brewers from Nantucket, Massachusetts, came to campus for a marketing challenge organized by the Babson Marketing Club. These challenges gives students an opportunity to experience life as a brand manager. The club…

Nishant Udeshi

Unity in Diversity: The Babson Latin American Forum

Hola, ¿cómo estás?. Well, that’s how much Spanish I have perfected thanks to my friends from Central and South America in Babson’s two-year MBA program. In my time here, I have taken a couple of short trips with friends from Peru and Mexico only to realize how similar our cultures are. So when I heard…

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MSA Faculty & Students Beyond the Classroom at the USA Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Conference

MSA Faculty & Students Beyond the Classroom at the USA Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Conference Babson was well represented at this February’s USA Branch of the International Fiscal Association in Houston. The conference, which typically focuses on legal developments in the taxation of international transactions, featured a panel on the use of…

Lessons from Tim Ryan ’88 of PwC

On a recent visit with Babson students, Tim Ryan ‘88, Senior Partner and Chairman of PwC US, highlighted the importance of diversity and inclusion, and shared three perspectives to carry in life. Three Key Perspectives Understand respect is important – “Leadership is not about making everybody like you, but helping people realize their full potential.…