Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Networking

Babson San Francisco

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…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

My Learnings from Tech Inclusion

Post by Yulkendy Valdez ’17 There is something about the tech industry—beyond its appetite for innovation and highly-intelligent people that are always searching for the next big thing—that appeal to me. The tech sector is always daring to change, faster than its counterparts, both internally and externally. Attending Tech Inclusion in San Francisco helped me…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

Post by Dylan Husted ’17 With over 3,000 applications worldwide, the Hello Tomorrow Startup Challenge was an intense one spanning months of vetting processes. My startup, SaveOhno, was selected to the top 500 worldwide overall, top 50 worldwide in the Data & Artificial Intelligence track, and top 10 in North America for Data & AI. Receiving…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Boston Data Festival: Data Science Day

Post by Alyssa Wu ’17 On Saturday, September 24th, I attended the Boston Data Festival: Data Science Day. Concentrating in business analytics, I wanted the experience of being immersed in workshops of experienced analytics experts and to take the learning outside of the classroom. Attending one of three days of the Boston Data Festival not…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

The World Domination Summit

Post by Ryan Elcock ’18 Thanks to the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund I had the opportunity to attend the highly recognized ‘World Domination Summit’: an annual conference held in Portland Oregon which presents itself as the ultimate convention for the unconventional person; being a full-time student at Babson College, this obviously sounded right up my…

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…