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Week 4: SF Summer Venture Program

Lot’s of happenings @ Babson San Francisco! We had a very eventful week including 3 all star speakers Elliott Adams (Customer Development), Armando Biondi (Growth Strategies), and Dwight Gertz (Decisions), our 5th *Hot Seat*, a Gari focus group, office hours with mentors, and we celebrated IdaRose’s birthday! Elliott, one of our SVP advisors, gave an overview of the business…

Week 3: SF Summer Venture Program

Another productive and fun-filled week @ Babson San Francisco! This week featured Babson @ the Ballpark, two *Hot Seats*, guest speakers, and an SVP alumni panel! For Wisdom Wednesday, digital marketing expert Adam Helweh helped our entrepreneurs with their landing pages and offered office hours to discuss UI and UX.  We then listened to a presentation about target…

Week 2: SF Summer Venture Program

Babson’s SF Summer Venture Program is in full swing! Our entrepreneurs are acclimating to the Bay Area and progressing on their startups. Every Monday, everyone updates the community on their achievements, key learnings, and goals that they hope to accomplish that week. The next day, we had a presentation from Michelle Messina and Jon Baer, co-authors…

Week 1: SF Summer Venture Program

On Monday May 23, we kicked off the 2016 Summer Venture Program in San Francisco! SF SVP Director, IdaRose Sylvester welcomed our 11 teams to the Bay Area and introduced the Silicon Valley mindset and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Afterward, we solved a team building puzzle and went bowling, which was a great opportunity to connect with each other…

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

Semester in SF Orientation

Welcome to our fourth group of ugrads in San Francisco! Throughout the Spring 16 semester, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the colorful, creative, and vibrant City by the Bay. During orientation, students bonded with faculty, staff, and peers, while learning about the Bay Area’s history and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together, the ugrads…

Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…

Babson SF goes to Yelp!

Last week, the Babson SF team took a trip to Yelp. Every one of us have used the website/app at least once during our stay our time here in San Francisco .With all of the restaurants around us Yelp makes it easy to choose where we’d like to go. It was a unique experience to…

Alcatraz Night Tour/Beach Blanket Babylon

This weekend the Babson SF group had a group night tour to Alcatraz Island, a place that once housed a high security prison called Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. I had never been to the island before and I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was very pleased with my visit. Each of us had a…

4 Things I’ve Learned From Startups

  (Top: Maria Del Mar Gomez’16, Alicia Tzau ’16) (Bottom:Hannah Conley’16 , Emily Levy’16  and Leandra Grinage’16) Co-founder and CFO Yousef  Al-Humaidhi ’15, not pictured Pictured above are team members of PICCPerfect; a bio-medical accessories company founded by Emily Levy’16 Note: As part of the Babson SF prgoram , students take a class called Silicon…