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2019 SVP Startup Profile: Hoamsy

Hoamsy is one of thirteen Babson startups presenting at Thursday, July 25th’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. Register to attend our showcase at bit.ly/2019svp! For young professionals moving to new cities after college, renting an apartment can be an intimidating task made even harder by inefficiencies in the brokerage system.…

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SVP Week 8: Developing Entrepreneurial Resilience

The entrepreneurial journey is filled with ups and downs as ventures work towards their launches and generate early traction. As SVP entrepreneur Joshua Hong shared with us in an interview, “The entrepreneur’s marathon is never a straight line, but a zig zag filled with pivots.” During their time in the Summer Venture Program, many of…

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2019 SVP Startup Profile: Growth Cave

Does your business have a presence on Facebook? Did you know that you could bring significant sales traffic to your business through Facebook advertising? SVP participant Lucas Lee-Tyson ‘20 was able to create an entire business of his own by teaching other businesses how to do just that, founding Growth Cave. Recently I met with…

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SVP Week 5: Gearing Up for Future Growth

During the early stages of their ventures, founders are faced with many choices that could have implications down the road. It can be easy to make decisions that benefit business growth in the short term, but seriously stifle the long-term success and flexibility of the venture, especially in regards to pursuing funding and initially structuring…

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Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) Awarded Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education

Each year, universities committed to innovative entrepreneurship education come together at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference to celebrate innovative advancements in the way entrepreneurship is taught. Now in its twenty-second year, the GCEC Conference was attended by more than 540 individuals from 250 top universities from around the globe, the most in…

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Babson joined Stanford, UCBerkeley + Wharton for B-School Disrupt in San Francisco

Babson College joined other leading Bay Area business schools for the 2nd annual B-School Disrupt SF on September 5, 2019 hosted at the LinkedIn San Francisco headquarters. This special startup pitch event is meant to gather alumni around TechCrunch Disrupt SF—an annual local event debuting revolutionary startups and game-changing technologies, taking place in the city that same…

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Babson Connect San Francisco featuring Fashion Entrepreneur Ruthie Davis M’93

We are excited to announce Ruthie Davis MBA’93, founder, designer and president of luxury shoe brand Ruthie Davis, as our featured speaker for Babson Connect San Francisco on April 12. Ruthie is a distinguished entrepreneur and founder of the only luxury female American shoe designer label in the fashion industry. She earned her MBA in entrepreneurship from Babson’s…

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My Entrepreneurial Journey Part 2

I had a chance to go to the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas during winter break. CES is an annual exhibition where over 3,000 consumer technology businesses from all over the world gather and present their latest products. What was special about this year’s exhibition was that I participated in the…

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Gail Simmons – Round Table

Gail Simmons, a culinary expert, visited Babson College on October 24 and facilitated a round table discussion. The topic was on food distribution for the poor who often do not get an access to healthy food. People who joined the discussion were students, food entrepreneurs, and Wellesley residence community. All participants had a chance to…

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