Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

Uncertainty

Now we all know Babson college loves risk. They laud it above all else, claiming it to be a integral part of all entrepreneurship endeavors. They use the word in every class, every social group, every extracurricular activity, simply everywhere. Hell they even love to take huge risks as an institution, clearly evidenced by the…

Daniel O'Hanlon

FME Profile: Reduce, Reuse, Rebound!

One of the most unique features of a Babson education is the school’s one-of-a-kind Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course for first-year students. FME breaks a class of 40 freshmen into smaller groups, each of which forms and runs a company based on an entrepreneurial business idea. Each business goes through important phases such as…

Alexandra Guillot

Going Back to My Roots

As I prepare my first internship blog post for the summer, I find myself reflecting upon my first year at Babson College, and how the skills that I’ve gained will impact my internship experience. Just within the first few months of my college experience, I’ve discovered more about myself and my interests, and believe that…

Babson San Francisco

The Opportunity of a Lifetime in San Francisco! PART 2

After a competitive application process in the fall of 2017, a group of twenty-four selected undergrads this January embarked on their “Semester Away” in San Francisco. Two months in, the cohort has made countless amazing memories from their adventures in the City by the Bay. I am really excited to count myself among these students,…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco’s Been Pretty Cool So Far! PART 1

Being that there are no San Francisco natives in the cohort (Gauthier excluded), there was a Golden Gate sized learning curve to living in this strange city. The three-hour orientation on what goes into compost, recycling, and trash was a whole new world to us east-coasters. But in all honesty, this city is a place…

Courtney Minden

21!

This morning the Babson community woke up to the news that US News & World Report ranked Babson College the #1 undergraduate school for entrepreneurship for the 21st consecutive year! This means that Babson has been #1 in entrepreneurship longer than the iPhone, Google, and Facebook have existed. Our first number one ranking came in…

D Coley

Advice for entrepreneurs: Research everything

This summer I have had the opportunity to observe and listen to many startups as they are raising money for their ventures. I wrote about simplifying your pitch here, but here are my thoughts on two other mistakes I have seen entrepreneurs make a few times: not researching the investor and not researching their competition…

D Coley

Tips for raising money for your startup while in college

There have been many articles written about college students raising money for their startups while in school. Some investors are totally against the idea, while others welcome youth entrepreneurship and the innovation that it can spur. If you are one of the young entrepreneurs raising money for your startups, here are a few tips: Seek…