Graduate Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurs

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Breaking Barriers: How Two Students Started a Tradition

Long before the poll results were announced, before our students began to rally behind one another to recover from an election gone wrong, two of our very own were planning an event that would disrupt “business as usual” here on campus – in the best way possible. Flora Ekpe-Idang and Mark Gagliardi, both full-time students…

Babson San Francisco

Announcing Summer Venture Program in San Francisco!

This summer, we’re excited to launch Babson’s signature accelerator here at our San Francisco campus located in SoMa, the center of the start-up scene in SF. Within blocks of the campus are headquarters of some of the biggest names in tech, as well as a host of co-working spaces, accelerators, and VC firms, making San…

Shirin H. Razi

Women Entrepreneurial Leaders Disrupting the Status Quo in SF

What an event last night! Together with Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Silicon Vikings, we had a great day of programming on Thursday February 5th. By day we offered one-on-one coaching sessions with seasoned women executives, and by night we listened to TED-talk style presentations featuring women founders. Last night’s guests were Maia…

Kurian Babykutty

Are you a gambler or an entrepreneur?

Most people quickly and easily associate entrepreneurship with taking risk. During my undergrad days, any daring student who tried to make a quick buck to fuel those teenage impulses, was considered entrepreneurial. However, I feel that such an assumption is far from reality. In fact, I believe the truth is the exact opposite and here’s why.…

A Day of Legitimacy

It was one of those days that you’re just not sure how to classify. On one hand, it’s excruciatingly tiring.  You’re up at 7.  You spend 7 hours on the road.  You feed an unreasonable amount of quarters to perpetually expiring meters.  You have 20 emails in your inbox that you can tell, by looking…