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Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Competitive Intelligence

Post by Tian Lin ’18 It is interesting for me to use my spare time to learn something new. I am well aware that I need to learn a unique and practical skill in college to enhance my undergrad degree. After reading an anti-economic-espionage novel, I found out about the field of competitive intelligence. I…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

The World Domination Summit

Post by Ryan Lupberger ’18 How do you live an extraordinary life in a conventional world? That was the question being asked by the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. With the support of the Babson Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund, Ryan Elcock ’18 and I had the privilege to attend a 4-day conference from August 11th-15th.…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Best Buddies: An Organization, My Dream, My Goal

Post by Deborah Cohen ’19 Best Buddies: an organization, my dream, my goal. Best Buddies is a non-governmental association that builds one-on-one friendships for people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD), encouraging inclusion and providing jobs for them. I have been working with Best Buddies for five consecutive years, thus I became truly passionate about inclusion and…

Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits!   Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…

Babson San Francisco

SF Summer Venture Showcase Recap!

Our first ever Summer Venture Showcase in San Francisco was a huge success! Over 110 attendees gathered to watch 10 teams present their businesses at Mozilla. Leading up to Showcase, the teams participated in a 10 week intensive Summer Venture Program designed to accelerate the development of entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising…

Babson San Francisco

SF SVP Silicon Valley Trip!

This week our SVP teams ventured to Silicon Valley and toured 500 Startups, Facebook, and Google! The treks introduced everyone to the entrepreneurial ecosystem outside of San Francisco. It was an immersive experience and each location had their own unique personality. In fact, many compared Facebook to Disneyland and immediately noticed Google’s convenience in making mundane tasks…

Brandon Schwartz

The Three-Dimensional Experience: A Student’s Internship Exploration

One month into my third summer internship, I can now say that I have developed a keen understanding of what it is like to work for a start-up, NGO (non-governmental organization), and large corporation. I think it is critical for all college students to get internships in different settings because it allows one to get…

Babson San Francisco

Week 7: SF Summer Venture Program

All 11 teams at Babson San Francisco are building momentum and preparing for the August 4th Venture Showcase! This week, we had two *Hot Seats* and speakers Brad Kondracki and Mike Pestana from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati (WSGR) and CiCi MacDonald from Chew on this Storytelling. We also had special guest Will Lamb, Dean of Babson’s…

Babson San Francisco

Week 6: SF Summer Venture Program

This week, we had several special guests @ Babson San Francisco including: Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of the Blank Center, Kathleen Utecht, Babson alum and managing partner @ Core Innovation Capital, and Stuart Goldstein, Babson alum and managing partner of Samuel Goldstein and Co (Certified Public Accountants).  Debi moderated a fireside chat with Kathleen, a VC who…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Venture Program Showcase (Aug 4)

  Join us as we celebrate the inaugural San Francisco Summer Venture Program at their Showcase. In this culminating event, 11 startups will present their business ventures and accomplishments. We hope to see you there! Date: Thursday August 4th Time: 5:30-9 PM Location: Mozilla (2 Harrison St. San Francisco) >> REGISTER HERE  **The Summer Venture Program…