Stories

Using entrepreneurship as a way to look at the world, we can solve more than just business problems. You can apply it to take action by innovating within a large corporation, raising a family, creating a charity, solving global social issues, or starting a business.

The individuals or groups who use Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® to transform opportunity into reality practice Entrepreneurship of All Kinds. These are their stories.

Dinner with the Dean
Dinner with the Dean » Dinner with the Dean is a carefully curated weekly gathering of first-year students from all over the world, all walks of life, and all sorts of interests. Led by Undergraduate Dean Ian Lapp, the series showcases Babson's greatest strength: the diversity of its student body.
Celebrating 15 Years of Babson Posse
Celebrating 15 Years of Babson Posse » Eight years ago, Tracey Reza attended her first Posse Plus retreat. Now she's the liaison to the Posse program, celebrating it's 15th year at Babson. Here, Reza shares why she’s excited to celebrate Babson’s Posse program, and looks ahead at what’s to come.
Show Me the Money
Show Me the Money » Hot investment tip: I know a stock fund that has beaten the S&P 500 consistently for 20 years. It pursues a rigorous fundamental research process, and is advised by some of the best names in the business. Its managers, who turn over every year, work out of a state-of-the-art investment lab in a Boston suburb. Want in?
Andrew Zimmern’s Advice for Young Entrepreneurs
Andrew Zimmern’s Advice for Young Entrepreneurs » During the eighth annual Babson Food Day, Andrew Zimmern sat round a table with Babson students to share his story and his advice for aspiring food entrepreneurs.
For the Mayor of Parkland, Entrepreneurship Makes All the Difference
For the Mayor of Parkland, Entrepreneurship Makes All the Difference » If you ask Christine Hunschofsky MBA’96, mayor of Parkland, Florida, how she landed in the public sector, she’ll tell you she just kind of fell into it. But the entrepreneurial mindset she developed at Babson helped prepare her for the job.
Babson is an LGBT Chamber of Commerce Ally
Babson is an LGBT Chamber of Commerce Ally » Babson is the first college or university to sponsor the Massachusetts LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
How One Founder Transformed Her Pitch and Found Her Voice
How One Founder Transformed Her Pitch and Found Her Voice » Babson Professor Lakshmi Balachandra’s research led one entrepreneur to reevaluate how she pitches her business and adopt a bolder, more assertive approach.
“Life as an Entrepreneur? It’s Pretty Freaking Exciting”
“Life as an Entrepreneur? It’s Pretty Freaking Exciting” » Two years after college, Hanson Grant ’16 is celebrating the success of his startup, Think Board, and a strategic new partnership with Rocketbook.
Meet the Babson Alumni Behind Your Favorite “Shark Tank” Products
Meet the Babson Alumni Behind Your Favorite “Shark Tank” Products » What do comfortable socks, a video doorbell, a drone academy, and gourmet peanuts have in common? They’re all products and businesses pitched on “Shark Tank,” and they were all founded by Babson alumni (and a current student).
10 Lessons from 10 Years of Babson’s Summer Venture Program
10 Lessons from 10 Years of Babson’s Summer Venture Program » To celebrate Babson's Summer Venture Program's 10th anniversary, we spoke with alumni to determine the top 10 lessons from the program.