Michael Chmura

Prof. Neck’s Entrepreneurship Book Receives Most Promising New Textbook Award

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, coauthored by Professor Heidi Neck, is winner of a 2018 TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA).  It is one of the five textbooks that received Most Promising New Textbook awards. The TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Network

Welcome back to another exciting semester of How 2 Tuesdays! Our first How 2 Tuesday in February was led by Stuart Tucker, a Major Gifts Officer at Babson. Mr. Tucker’s job is to generate new relationships and maintain existing connections with Babson alumni, friends, and corporations. He regularly interacts with both “cold” and “warm” contacts…

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Brianna Radicioni

Why Miami? A Look at Entrepreneurship in the Region with Babson College Professor Donna Kelley

Last year, Babson College expanded to Miami, Florida with three graduate programs—including the Blended Learning MBA, ranked No. 1 for alumni earnings and top 10 worldwide by Financial Times (FT),The Princeton Review, and Entrepreneur magazine. The expansion builds on the ongoing success of Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami, and Babson’s growing, powerful network of 5,000 alumni…

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Emily Denoble

Diana Kander on Curiosity

In January, the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) held its annual conference in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Heidi Neck, the Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson, was ending her term as President of USASBE and organized this incredible conference that I was lucky enough to attend. During one…

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Patricia Berens

Networks, Gun Rights, Innovation, Women & Power, Retail Data — New Books on Many Topics!

Take a look Horn Library’s New Books shelf!  We are always adding timely and well-reviewed books to our print collection.  Here just a few examples of recent acquisitions: Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry by Patrick J. Charles The Aisles Have Eyes: How Retailers Track Your Shopping,…

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Jake Maude

The Butler Launch Pad: John Hallal on the “Launch and Grow” Stage

An adjunct professor at Babson College, John Hallal teaches Mergers & Acquisitions for Entrepreneurs. John also serves as an advisor in Babson’s Launch Pad Program, advising businesses at the “Launch and Grow” stage, coaching entrepreneurs on go-to-market strategies, operations, sales and fundraising. John currently works as Managing Director for Network Blue, is an attorney for…

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Antonette Ho

#How2Tuesday: How 2 Validate a Business Idea

The Blank Center’s #How2Tuesday series continues Tuesday, February 27 at 5pm in the Blank Center Televideo Room: How 2 Validate a Business Idea with Brad George, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson! What comes before the business plan? EVERYTHING! Before you think about how you will start your venture, you need to decide if you…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

5 Tips for Effective Networking

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shreya Shah ’20 You all may have heard how important networking is, especially when you attend a college like Babson. When you need help finding a job for the summer, you are told to network. When you need to gather information about study abroad opportunities, you…

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Babson Graduate Students

Babson’s Disney Imagine-A-Thon

After giving our presentation and listening to five others, my team was excited and anxious to learn who the winner was going to be. Two Babson professors – Professor Caroline Daniels and Professor Ruben Mancha, a representative from Disney – Nigel Simpson, and a representative from littleBits – Michael Kennedy, moved to a corner of…

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Michael Chmura

Poet Eileen Myles Reads At Babson April 3rd

Poet, novelist, performer, and art journalist Eileen Myles will visit Babson College on Tuesday April 3, 2018, 7 p.m., Carling-Sorenson Theatre, as part of the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series. Myles (preferred pronoun they/ them/ theirs) is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls,…

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