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Babson Hatchery

How Surfing Changed My Life

The following post is from Diego Pacheco M’16, co-founder of Cociel, a spring 2016 hatchery business. I would like to tell you the story on how surfing changed my life and how because of it, I’m graduating from my MBA at Babson. When I was 12 years old my uncle Rafael (One of the first…

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Overcome Your Fear of Networking

The following post is from Chirag Shah M’17, co-founder of Rapidocc a 2016 SVP Wellesley business. Networking may be seamless or challenging for you, but whatever it is, we all can attest to its power. For instance, according to Kim Miles, Founder of Miles In Heels Productions, effective networking got her to where she is. …

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Lucy Turner

Why You Should Consider a Sales Career

Did you know that Business Development/Sales is the number two career function for Babson graduates? Yes, that’s right, 17% of our students followed this path in 2015 and our early look at 2016 shows the same trend.  So I ask you… have you considered a career in sales? If not, I am going to guess…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Babson San Francisco

2016 San Francisco Summer Venture Program Teams

In our pilot year, we will have 11 teams working on their ventures in San Francisco! Babson entrepreneurs will receive advisors, mentors, co-working space, and valuable resources to accelerate their business throughout the 10 week Summer Venture Program. We also have 16 teams at Babson’s main campus in Wellesley. Our first San Francisco cohort includes the…

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The Lewis Institute

Lean for Social Innovation: Finding Allies

By Josh Eby ‘18. This post is the fourth in our Spring 2016 series that explores how the Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophy “people are our most valuable resource” is applied in real time at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) by students in MIS 3535 Lean for Social Innovation. Posts include the opinions of…

Posted In Creating Social Value Blog

2016 Summer Venture Program Wellesley

Today we start the Summer Venture Program in Wellesley! We are excited to have 16 teams in the Wellesley program this year. The Summer Venture Program is a a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. SVP supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering,…

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Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

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Babson College PR

Babson College Establishes the “Len Green Ultimate Entrepreneur Lecture Series”

President Healey today announced that Babson is establishing the Len Green Ultimate Entrepreneur Lecture Series. Sponsored by the President’s Office, the series is named for beloved Babson professor and Trustee Leonard C. Green. This new offering will be available to both students and alumni of the College and will incorporate several key aspects of Professor…

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Babson Hatchery

5 Businesses to Start from your College Dorm Room

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a spring 2016 hatchery business. College is a magical time filled with new experiences, exploring yourself, making lifelong friendships, joining a billion clubs, and doing homework into the early AM hours. But one detail that often gets overlooked is how a student might pay…

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