Tag: conference

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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Demystifying The Diana Project™: A Q&A with Candida Brush

Babson College’s Diana Project™ shines a light on women’s entrepreneurship around the world. The project was co-founded by Candida Brush, Nancy Carter, Elizabeth Gatewood, Patricia Greene, and Myra Hart. Dr. Brush is the Franklin W. Olin Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson. I had the chance to talk…

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Demystifying BCERC

Professor Andrew “Zach” Zacharakis is the John H. Muller, Jr. Chair in Entrepreneurship at Babson and the Director of BCERC. His academic interests include entrepreneurship, venture capital, and new venture creation. Professor Zacharakis teaches courses at the graduate level and his research has been published in academic journals including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Small…

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Startup Grind Global Conference

The following post is from Srihari Balasubramanian M’16. Over the last year and a half at Babson, my definition of ‘Entrepreneurship’ has been reshaped several times by my experiences. Thanks to Graduate Affinity Scholarship, I along with a group of Babson graduates recently attended the ‘Startup Grind Global Conference’ in Redwood City, California and I…

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FaseTwo’s Web Summit Experience

The following post is from Linh Le M’16, co-founder of FaseTwo. It was with great honor that our team FaseTwo received funding from the Blank Center at Babson College to attend the Web Summit 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Web Summit is an international start up event that gathers more than 42,000 attendees, 1,000 speakers, and…

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A Day with Martha Stewart: How sleep, storytelling, and social media can improve your business

Last weekend, I had the honor of attending Martha Stewart’s small business and entrepreneurial summit in New York City. Various panelists, all of whom are attached to the title of Entrepreneur, spoke to us throughout the day and answered questions along the way. The day was filled with inspirational key notes, tips for business owners/starters,…

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Conferences

The following post is from Dylan Husted ’17, founder of SaveOhno.org, a fall 2015 hatchery business. Attending conferences, trade shows, and events can feel very productive, but this feeling can be deceptive. I launched SaveOhno.org a year ago, and it has led me to more networking events than I can remember. I’ve come to the…

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