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Jesseca Timmons

Notes from the Case Files: A View from the Streets

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for the Lewis Institute at Babson College. Every teaching case is based on interviews with an entrepreneur at a critical point in the growth of his or her venture. Most cases also include interviews with team members or advisors—but InnerCity Weightlifting marked…

Jesseca Timmons

Notes from the Case Files: InnerCity Weightlifting

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for the Lewis Institute at Babson College. This past July, Associate Professor Mary Gale and I made another visit to InnerCity Weightlifting. Founder Jon Feinman had strongly suggested we talk to some of the students themselves, along with his staff and board…

Jesseca Timmons

Notes from the Case Files: Introduction

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for the Lewis Institute at Babson College. When I tell people I write case studies on social entrepreneurship for the Lewis Institute at Babson, I usually get a blank stare. Unless you have an MBA–or grew up with a Babson professor for…