Undergraduate Blog / Tag: MassChallenge

Gabe Diaz-Barriga

Leading a Tour with a Group of MBAs

Yesterday, I helped deliver a tour of MassChallenge to a group of MBA candidates from Babson.  At the onset of the tour, I introduced myself as a Babson undergraduate student and a MassChallenge creative intern.   I also distributed copies of an article highlighting Babson affiliated MassChallenge finalists.  On our tour, my colleague and I…

Gabe Diaz-Barriga

Don’t Fold Your Arms

Whether you realize it or not, you are always communicating.  Taking pictures of live events has helped me better tune into body language–both good and bad. When floating about a networking session at MassChallenge, I am scanning the scene for active and lively discussion.  Thankfully, these people are easy to find: their hands contour an…

Gabe Diaz-Barriga

Hitting the Ground Running

Several weeks ago, over 120 startups moved into the 14th floor of ONE Marina Park Drive.  The space went from being a quiet haven to a hive humming with activity and pulsing with energy.  The accelerator launched with Boot Camp, five intense days packed with headlining speakers and workshops to initiate the finalists into the…

Gabe Diaz-Barriga

I’m Helping Entrepreneurs Win

Given that this is my first post, I feel that it’s appropriate to tell you about me.  I am a rising sophomore, the president-elect of the Babson Outdoor Association, a Student Government senator for the class of 2016, an avid rock climber, a self-trained graphic designer, and an aspiring photographer. Through the support of the…

Boston's Upcoming Fall 2012 Events for College Students

This past week, Boston World Partnerships’ executive director asked all the interns to keep Friday morning free for a collaborative meeting with a few other Boston area companies that would be taking place at the Mass Challenge space. Along with BWP, World Class Cities Partnerships, TEDxBoston, Greenhorn Connect and Helena Fruscio, Creative Economy Industry Director…

Florenza Phung

3 Key Advices for All Interns

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius           It’s been approximately three weeks since I last posted but it’s been extremely busy here at MassChallenge. Since my last post, I have gone on a Scavenger Hunt with the other…

Florenza Phung

MassChallenge: Finalist Announcement

    In just a few minutes, the finalists of this year’s MassChallenge class of 2012 will be announced! Currently, MassChallenge is buzzing with celebrities, entrepreneurs, businessmen and women, investors, and much more. This is because we are hosting the MassChallenge Finalist Launch event today. Members of the Babson College community are represented, as well as…