Babson Thought & Action - News and stories from Babson College What the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse Teaches Entrepreneurs Babson College finance experts Michael Goldstein and Jerome Taillard detail lessons for startup hopefuls following the second-largest bank failure in U.S. history. Read more: Connecting Babson’s First-Gen Community Cindy Escobar ’23 sought connection during her first year at Babson. She ended up creating the College’s Semillas Society — a first-generation community for fellow students. Read more: An Entrepreneurial Leader in a Time of War The war in Ukraine moved Gary Wasserson ’77 to take action. Through relentless networking, the businessman has created a large support network to help Ukrainians in need. Read more: