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Babson San Francisco

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…

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…

Stephen Foung

My Path to Entrepreneurship

Unlike many students who apply to Babson College, I had no interest in entrepreneurship or start-ups when deciding on schools to get my MBA. In fact, the fact that Babson seemed so focused on just entrepreneurship was a negative point in my book, because I wanted to go to a school that would help me…

Experience trumps everything

I now understand and appreciate why marketers and product development people get more valuable with age.  That’s because first hand experience in these fields is truly invaluable, and that’s because reality, as witnessed by such experience, is much different from logical conjecture, schoolbook material and what you intuitively think should happen. This is some stuff…