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Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Yasu Yamakawa

Passionate. Curious. Focused. Resilient. Those are the four words that Professor Yasu Yamakawa uses to describe himself. Having the pleasure of assisting him with the course Made in Japan: Culture and Opportunities the past two years, these four words do ring true. Seeing him in action on and off Babson’s Wellesley campus, Professor Yamakawa has helped…

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Antonette Ho

Blank in Boston: Sales is Everything

The following post is from Ali Pincus Jacobs, a Blank Center team member. Are you looking to jumpstart your sales at your startup in 2017? Join the Blank Center in Boston on Thursday, January 12th at 5:30 p.m. for a panel discussion on “Sales is Everything: Tips and Tricks from Successful Babson Entrepreneurs”. Babson alumni…

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Antonette Ho

Are You Up For the B.E.T.A. Challenge?

Babson is the first academic institution to have a business plan competition. We were also the first to get rid of it. With the growing trend that action is what helps entrepreneurs get ahead, the Blank Center reshaped Babson’s business competition to what is now the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge. Now in its…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Men’s Ice Hockey Plays Frozen Fenway

On Thursday, January 12, 2017 Babson College Men’s Ice Hockey invades Fenway Park as the Beavers square off against local rival UMass Beacons Athletics at 7:30 p.m. in a battle of New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) programs as part of Frozen Fenway. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. game may be purchased via the Red Sox website or by calling the Red Sox ticket…

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Babson Hatchery

The Start-Up Checklist

The following checklist is from Courtney Wilson MBA’17, founder of DropZone for Veterans, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Below is The Start-Up Checklist that I created: standardizing routine operations maximizes efficiency. Getting Started Register Website Domain Install Google Analytics on Website Register Company E-Mail Address Install Boomerang Install Rapportive Install Calendly Create MailChimp Account Register…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson College Masters of Science in Finance Program Now has STEM Classification

Babson’s Masters of Science in Finance (MSF) is now designated as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program.  This new classification provides an opportunity for international MSF graduates to gain up to a total of 36 months of temporary training in the United States by working in their STEM field of study. International students…

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