Author: Alexandra Dunk

Alexandra Dunk
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Alexandra Dunk
As Assistant Director of Outreach, Marketing, and Communication, Alexandra is responsible for driving awareness of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship's mission and brand and for developing marketing communication plans around its programs, initiatives, and signature events. Before joining the Babson team, Alexandra spent five years as the marketing director for national and regional restaurant chains, as well as three years in operations. She brings a passion for entrepreneurial environments to her position, having also had the opportunity to work with a food startup in the Harvard Innovation Lab. She has her BA in Political Science and French from Tufts University.
At the Founders Summit, Mentoring Goes Mega
At the Founders Summit, Mentoring Goes Mega » 100 alumni founders. 100 student entrepreneurs. 200 conversations. 1 afternoon. The Blank Center takes mentoring to the next level at Babson’s first Founders Summit.
B.E.T.A. Challenge Winners: Where Are They Now?
B.E.T.A. Challenge Winners: Where Are They Now? » What happens after you win the B.E.T.A. Challenge? WIth this year's Venture Expo and Finale nearing, The Blank Center caught up with past winners for updates on their businesses.
Setting the Stage for Startup Success
Setting the Stage for Startup Success » Now more than ever, American entrepreneurs see good business opportunities around them. So, what will it take for them to act on it—and to be successful?
Starting but Not Scaling
Starting but Not Scaling » The Babson-sponsored U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report tells us that significant numbers of entrepreneurs are of diverse ethnicities, but that this isn’t the case for established business owners. Do these entrepreneurs have the resources they need during the critical intervening stages between startup to success?
Women Weigh Risks and Rewards When Faced with Entrepreneurial Opportunity
Women Weigh Risks and Rewards When Faced with Entrepreneurial Opportunity » The 2017 Babson-sponsored U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report finds that 59 percent of women entrepreneurs perceive opportunity, the highest rate ever recorded, but their entrepreneurial intentions are not trending upward—yet.
Leadership and Startup Expert Bob Stringer Will Lead the Summer Venture Program
Leadership and Startup Expert Bob Stringer Will Lead the Summer Venture Program » Consultant, author, and venture capitalist-turned-angel investor and startup advisor Bob Stringer is the Blank Center’s new Summer Venture Program director.
Blank Center Names New Entrepreneurs in Residence
Blank Center Names New Entrepreneurs in Residence » Accomplished tech executives and entrepreneurs Derek Schoettle and John Landry will mentor students and share their experiences at the Blank Center.
How Can We Activate Entrepreneurs at Any Age?
How Can We Activate Entrepreneurs at Any Age? » The latest U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report tells us that entrepreneurial activity is happening across the entire age spectrum. So why is it lowest among youth and seniors?
Entrepreneurship: An American Obsession?
Entrepreneurship: An American Obsession? » Thirty million Americans are starting new businesses, and the majority of U.S. adults see good entrepreneurial opportunities around them, according to the latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report.
Babson Entrepreneurs Resolve to Achieve, Get Inspired, and Aspire in 2019
Babson Entrepreneurs Resolve to Achieve, Get Inspired, and Aspire in 2019 » We asked a group of Babson entrepreneurs what they hope to accomplish in 2019. Read on for their resolutions (and nonresolutions, too).