Graduate Blog / Tag: MBA 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…

Much More Than Office Space: Babson’s Partnership with MassChallenge

As was recently announced, Babson has partnered with MassChallenge to provide its MBA students with hatchery space for their startups.  As a student entrepreneur and participant in this program, I was asked to comment on my thoughts and experiences at MassChallenge so far at the March 3 event at the MassChallenge office.  My perspective on…

Flip

The Numbers

I recently read an article in which the author discusses the number of people who came out of the woodwork to offer unsolicited advice when he started his business. He characterized these people like television news pundits: noisy and seemingly passionate, but made of flimsy stuff. The article resonated with me. I suffered through a…

Pitching at the Babson Rocket Pitch Event: The Ultimate Practice

On October 29th, I pitched my fledgling startup Fetchmob.com at Babson’s annual Rocket Pitch event.  Mine being a business that I had been working on for months now, I convinced myself I had no reason to be nervous.  The event is not a make-or-break-you type of occasion; it is truly an opportunity for students to learn…