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.

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.
Vision 2021: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the UAE
Vision 2021: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the UAE » What does it take to advance an already prosperous nation? In the UAE, the way forward is is mapped out in the region's Vision 2021 plan.
Supporting Black Entrepreneurs with Official Black Wall Street
Supporting Black Entrepreneurs with Official Black Wall Street » Starting a successful new venture requires heart, resourcefulness, and capital. And it’s usually birthed from a strong need or desire to change something for the better.
The State of the Gig Economy
The State of the Gig Economy » As full-time jobs continue to disappear, Diane Mulcahy shares her thoughts on the gig economy and the future of work.
Why I Left My Investment Banking Job to Join the Family Business
Why I Left My Investment Banking Job to Join the Family Business » For Kate Began, the draw of joining the family business was the challenge of inventing new ways to grow, creating new processes and staying ahead of the competition.
Linda Rottenberg’s Advice: Go Crazy on Your Idea
Linda Rottenberg’s Advice: Go Crazy on Your Idea » Linda Rottenberg has a message for aspiring entrepreneurs: If people aren’t calling you crazy, you aren’t dreaming big enough.