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Babson Faculty and Students Attend Japan Innovation Night at CIC

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)  hosted the first ever Japan Innovation Night at its Venture Cafe. Read about two Babson perspectives, Associate Admissions Director Johanna Beers and current two year MBA student, Naohiro Shimaguchi: Johanna Beers: I attended the first ever Japan Innovation Night at the Venture Cafe in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) for two reasons:…

Jenene Romanucci

Living the Babson Mission: Embracing and Rewarding Social Impact

The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is committed to living Babson’s mission of educating “entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.” My colleague Johanna Beers summed up one way we practice this in the Graduate Admissions office in the post below. Enjoy!   What do the ideas below have to do with…

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Prototype Presentations – Babson MBAs Test Their Business Ideas

As they make their way through their first term at Babson, the first year MBA students at Babson were tasked with creating and prototyping a viable business idea, combining their skills learned in each of their Mod 1 classes. The students gathered in Knight Auditorium to share their creations and test each other’s prototypes. See…

Colleen Hynes

“ET&A Live!” Highlights Babson’s unique virtual learning platforms

Earlier this month, admitted Blended Learning students & Graduate Admissions joined Blended Learning Faculty Director Phil Kim, Faculty Co-Director of Experiential Learning Dennis Ceru, and staff from Babson’s unique Experiential Learning office to experience ET&A Live!, a WebEx-enabled student experience where future classmates could practice working together in a simulated online class environment. ET&A is…

Will Lamb

Ring founder and Chief Inventor Jamie Siminoff at Babson San Francisco

On Tuesday May 2, a large group of students, alumni, and friends of Babson College convened at our San Francisco location for a very special event: Babson Connect. This year’s special guest at connect was 1999 undergraduate alumnus Jamie Siminoff, founder and Chief Inventor of Ring. Jamie spoke with Babson’s Carol Hacker—who has known him…

Will Lamb

A Lesson From Babson’s First TEDx Event

On Saturday, April 22 a group of enterprising Babson students hosted the first ever Babson TEDx event. Conceived and organized by a group of MSEL students, the event was a huge success, attended by an audience of 70-100 people who arrived early and stayed until the finish. Titled “Disruption 360,” the event included a fascinating…

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Babson Alumna Secures Funding On Shark Tank

My colleagues Johanna Beers and Mary Beth Crook worked closely with a recent graduate, Abby Speicher, while she was an MBA student and wanted to share her venture’s recent accomplishments in the blog post below. On Friday, February 24th, many Babson community members were glued to their televisions to watch Abby Speicher, a 2015 Two-Year…

Jenene Romanucci

The Babson MSEL: Bringing Entrepreneurial Leadership Around the Globe

If you’ve had the opportunity to talk with members of the Babson community, chances are that you have heard about the wonderfully diverse community that we are. We often say that Babson is a living and learning laboratory shaping today’s educators and tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders around the world. Part of our mission is to ensure a…

Jenene Romanucci

Babson Graduate Admissions – On The Road!

Though the traditional Recruitment Fair season is winding down, Babson is continuing to hit the road and engage with incredibly talented candidates across the globe. With upcoming domestic stops in Texas, Washington, DC and Georgia, Associate Dean & Professor in Finance, Mark Potter, and Assistant Dean for Recruiting & Associate Professor in Accounting, Bob Turner,…

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San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…