Undergraduate Blog / Tag: start-up

Kirishika Krishnarajah

Working in a Startup Division

At ALKU there are multiple different divisions throughout the company that work to help consultants placed on projects such as Workday, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Oracle, and Epic. Epic is the division I am currently working with and it is relatively new. Although working with such a new startup like division has its perks it is…

Linh Ha

Why VCs and 03 venture capitalists that inspired me

This summer, I am interning at a venture capital (VC) firm in Hanoi, Vietnam. The question I’ve been asked the most since the start of my internship is: “Why VCs?” I have a thousand answers for this question but it all comes down to one reason: The people! For every decision I make in life,…

Nikhil Anand

4. My Quick Exposure into Venture Capital

Start ups need to start up. To do this the need capital. The venture capital (vc) industry provides those much needed dollars to companies and takes an equity stake in the startup in return. It may be a hot form of investing right now, but the venture capital industry only takes up 0.3% ($30 billion)…

Tiffany Shum

Wrapping Up

My ten weeks at Mighty Well recently came to a close. Starting off in late May, I joined as one of the earlier interns and was able to make an amazing group of friends and co-workers throughout the following months. For the most part, we are a female-dominated team. Throughout the summer, I got to…

Miranda Ditmore

How Does Your DISC Relate to Your First Year Job Performance?

Post training camp the interns returned to Venture for Americas New York office for two weeks to wrap up loose ends, and work on capstone projects. My capstone project revolves around the test Babson students know and love from FME: the DISC assessment. Turns out the DISC assessment is not just a Babson thing- it’s…

Kit

Chasing paper and counting commas

Welcome back friends! I hope the summer is treating you well – I went for my first Red Sox game against the Yankees last week and boy do I feel that much closer to getting my green card. Next up on the to-do list: visit Yellowstone, annihilate 50 McNuggets in one sitting and raise $100…

Why Start at a Start-Up?

Beginning my internship experience, I had the mentality of completing one role throughout the entire summer. I was greeted with a huge surprise on my first day when I was asked to help with operational tasks as well as manage their online systems. I walked into a room with 12 other interns who were working…

Kit

A brief semantic interlude

Welcome back! I hope everyone has been well so far – here at MassChallenge we just wrapped up 2017’s startup showcase, an event with over 100 startups and some 1600 attendees. There was good food, great people and ingenious ideas; a potent combination that resulted in an electrical atmosphere of entrepreneurial energy. This heady cocktail…

Tiffany Shum

The Beauty of a Start-up Atmosphere

At Babson, the start-up environment is something we are all so familiar with. Start our own business? Every first-year student has already experienced this. But there is only so much you can learn within a controlled classroom-guided business. Babson’s flagship course, FME, has truly provided such a great foundation to how many start-ups will work…

Aidan Dennis

Navigating Company Culture

There are actual studies on how culture can make or break a company. It’s crazy, right? Who knew that witty and quirky job titles, cold brew kegs and themed employee dress up days could be conducive to generating profit? According to Forbes, “When we talk about corporate culture, we are really talking about your organization’s…