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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…

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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Allan Nudelman ’17

“I attained a newfound interest in technology and I am now looking to get into tech as a career path.” Allan participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? I wanted to get away and study somewhere different, but I didn’t want…

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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Gayoung Park ’15

“I grew up dreaming of working in Silicon Valley. To me, SV is a full of dreams and successes!” Gayoung Park participated in the Semester in San Francisco Ugrad program in Spring ’15. >> Where do you currently work?   I work at BLIND as a Product Manager – I lead the localization and development of…

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San Francisco Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Tom James

“I LOVE San Francisco, and although I was prepared to move to LA, NYC or Austin for the summer, I wanted to stay in this amazing city surrounded by crazy and interesting people!” Tom James participated in the Semester in San Francisco Ugrad Program during Spring 2016: >> Where did you intern in San Francisco?   I’m a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Value of a Mentor

More than a month has passed since I began my internship. It has been an unforgettable experience. Not only have I learned valuable lessons in the business, marketing, and lifestyle fields that I could never learn from a class or textbook, I have learned the value of a mentor. I have had the pleasure of shadowing…

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Week 5: SF Summer Venture Program

We’re halfway into Summer Venture Program and our teams are collaborating and reaching milestones! In terms of programming, we had a talk from two Babson alums, Ben Narasin, partner @ Canvas Ventures and Ian Thiel, Head of Product @ Optimizely, we had another *Hot Seat,* and we volunteered with NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship). We were also fortunate to…