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SVP Alumni Panel 2.0

Everyone could use a little advice from someone who was once in their shoes. Chris Jacobs and Jeff D’Agostino, two Summer Venture Program (SVP) alumni, spent time with the teams a few weeks ago and shared what they learned while in and since completing the Program. Chris participated in SVP in 2010 with his business…

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SVP Alumni Tips

The Wellesley Summer Venture Program recently welcomed back two of its recent alumni to speak to the current cohort. Dylan Husted (CEO of SaveOhno, SVP’15), and Emily Lagasse (Founder of Fedwell Pet Foods, SVP’13), participated in an informal panel and shared advice that we believe entrepreneurs at all stages can benefit from. When did you…

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Four Mantras for Entrepreneurs

The following post is from Adam Martel M’17 and Richard Palmer M’16, co-founders of Gravyty, a spring 2016 hatchery business.  Four thoughts for the wary, ambitious, overworked, underpaid, overextended, underappreciated, overwhelmed, brilliant entrepreneur; no matter where you may be on your entrepreneurial adventure Starting a business is hard, really hard.  You lose friends, see your…

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Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

On Wednesday, April 13, the Blank Center co-hosted Babson Celebrating Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®. The event took place in Knight Auditorium, where Babson College recognized this year’s four Rising Stars, announced winners of the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge, and also recognized the 2016 Hall of Fame honoree Eric G. Johnson ’72, P’08,…

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Takeaways from SVP Alum Carl Sanders-Edwards M’12

On May 22, Carl Sanders-Edwards M’12, founder and CEO of Jump Shift came to Babson to share his entrepreneurial journey with the Summer Venture Program participants. JumpShift is a company that helps organizations develop better leaders and managers by inspiring them to take smart action. Sanders-Edwards emphasized the importance of decisions throughout the session. Originally…

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Ratan Tata: My inspiration

             Ratan Tata, one of the biggest Indian business magnates and chairman of the $100 billion Tata group, is a big inspiration for me. He is a great business leader who has not only inspired me to become an enterpreneur but thousands of others as well. In this blog I will share…

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