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Blank Center Sponsor Profile: Pierce Atwood LLP

Jack Steele is a Partner of Pierce Atwood’s Business Law Practice Group and has specialized in helping startups and entrepreneurs through the firm’s Catalyst Program. Pierce Atwood has been a sponsor of the Blank Center since 2014 and is a great resource for Babson entrepreneurs! What is the history of Pierce Atwood? Pierce Atwood began…

Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity

At the 2017 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, the closing event was a panel titled “Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity.” Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of the Lewis Institute, introduced the session. “The theme of the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum is to make an impact. This panel will explore ecosystems that support socially-focused ventures. A startup’s connection to…

FEI Hosts Future of Fashion

Babson’s Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative (FEI) is a group of Babson students and community members involved in the fashion industry who aim to identify action steps to create economic and social value. Last month, FEI hosted its second-annual “Future of Fashion” panel in which representatives of well-known international companies discussed upcoming innovation in the fashion industry.…

Grow with Google

In October, Babson welcomed Sanmay Ved MBA ’16, Kevin Milani, and Phil Goodhart to campus to lead a “Grow With Google” event. Mr. Ved is an Agency Development Manager for Google Marketing Solutions, and Mr. Milani and Mr. Goodhart are Google Premier Partners. The session, focused on tackling the digital marketing landscape for both startups…

Tastemakers on Food Culture

On October 18, Babson hosted its seventh annual Food Day! This event draws food industry leaders and entrepreneurs to Babson’s campus each year. Babson Food Day is hosted by Food Sol, an action tank within Babson’s Social Innovation Lab. Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern, who has served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Babson since 2012,…

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Heidi Neck

Heidi Neck, Ph.D., is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. Her primary area of research is entrepreneurship education. In addition to her numerous involvements with Babson, Dr. Neck is currently the President of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). She has published over 40…

Dan Marques: Blank Center Advisory Board Member Profile

Dan Marques ’07, a digital marketer by trade, has impacted the Blank Center significantly through the creation of the Summer Venture Program and by scaling the Blank Center’s existing programs to support all Babson entrepreneurs. Dan has graciously returned to the Blank Center as a member of its Advisory Board. I called Dan to learn…

Babson Welcomes C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68 into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®

In early November, Babson welcomed double-alumnus C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68, back to campus! Mr. Metropoulos, executive chairman and CEO of Metropoulos & Company, a boutique acquisition and management firm, was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs®! His company has transformed more than 80 global organizations and brands, including Pabst Brewing Company and Hostess…

Entrepreneur-in-Residence Profile: Len Green

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with esteemed entrepreneur, advisor, consultant, and author, Len Green! Len taught at Babson as an adjunct lecturer between 2001-2016 and has continued to impact the Babson community by serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Len’s book, The Entrepreneur’s Playbook, was published in March 2017 and has quickly become…

Honoring Cyril Camus ’91 and 2017 Rising Stars

To kick off this year’s Back to Babson weekend, the college hosted the Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® awards gala. During this event, Babson recognized alumni entrepreneurs who create economic and social value everywhere. Attendees included members of Babson’s governance, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This year’s Rising Star Honorees were Leon Logothetis…