Babson Entrepreneurs

Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 2

Babson’s 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April named four undergraduate and graduate alumni as Rising Star honorees. The first two alumni were Jamie Kent ’09 and Abby Speicher Carroll MBA’15. The final Rising Star nominees were Karim El-Gamal MBA’11, and Michael Kasseris MBA’11, who founded Rail Trail Flatbread Company…

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Tiffany Tapia

BabsonARTS Appreciation Farewell

Less than a day until graduation and as I await for the bittersweet ending, I want to reflect upon my experience as the marketing intern for BabsonARTS. Coming from New York City where theatrical performances are endless and music is what keeps the city beating, my appreciation for the arts was nonetheless an avenue that…

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Carolina Pina

Unlocking Doors for Female CEOs in Miami

Venture capital firms are “bright, clannish and almost exclusively male,” according to a recent Economist article. For many start-ups, access to VC connections and funding determines success or failure. And when only 6% of VC partners are women, female-led businesses are left at a disadvantage. That’s why the Babson College Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab®…

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Emily Denoble

2017 Babson Rising Stars: Part 1

At the 2017 Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (CAETA) event in April, Babson named four alumni of its undergraduate and graduate programs as Rising Star honorees. Touring musician and founder of Road Dog Music Group, Jamie Kent ’09 walked onstage and shared that he is often asked how being an entrepreneur and a…

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Antonette Ho

Babson Social Innovation Summit

The following post is from Marvin Tarawally ’17. The second annual Babson Social Innovation Summit took place on April 7th and 8th, and successfully convened thought leaders from academia, intergovernmental organizations, non-profits, established companies, and startups. The Babson Social Innovation Summit was organized to stimulate Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® for the United Nations Sustainable Development…

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Babson Hatchery

Working in the Hatchery

The following post is from Jack Rokous ’19, founder of Roko Design & Apparel Co., a spring 2017 hatchery business. Roko is a hand designed apparel company. The undergraduate hatchery space has been a game-changer for my business and myself. After running my clothing brand out of my dorm room, and then eTower’s conference room…

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Tiffany Tapia

Arts & Business are Not an Unnatural Pair

Posting on behalf of Maria Blanco, Freshman at Babson College. Maria Blanco is one of the five 2017 Sorenson Scholars.  As a rite of passage for all first-year students, my FME experience began as soon as I set foot on campus. I was instantly bombarded with nostalgic stories from upperclassman and the anticipation of those destined…

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Linda Woods Curtin

Apply to WIN Lab for the Fall 2017 Cohorts

Created by the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab provides women entrepreneurs with an inspiring community and a rigorous, experiential process that catalyzes innovative thinking and enables them to successfully launch or transform businesses. | Learn more about WIN Lab Would you like to be part of WIN Lab?…

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Linda Woods Curtin

One Entrepreneur’s (Failure) Story

Identifying the Problem Imagine showing up for your first day at a new job. Your boss takes you to your desk and says, “Just so you know, you’ll be expected to purchase all your own equipment and supplies: your computer, printer, and paper.” Who would want that job? Well, that’s the job public school teachers…

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Antonette Ho

2017 Summer Venture Program

In less than two weeks, we will be kicking off the 9th year of the Babson Summer Venture Program! We are excited about the 14 teams this year and are looking forward to hosting the program in downtown Boston for the first time. The Summer Venture Program (SVP) is a 10-week intensive experience designed to…

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