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Irish Ties: Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership on the Emerald Isle
Irish Ties: Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership on the Emerald Isle » At a Dublin event attended by the U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, Babson College expanded access to a new accelerator program and grows its entrepreneurial ecosystem to the Emerald Isle.
Sustainability Key to Babson Collaborative Global Student Challenge Winners
Sustainability Key to Babson Collaborative Global Student Challenge Winners » Students from across the globe—including Norway, Lebanon, and Chile—visited Babson’s Wellesley campus last week after winning the 2022 Babson Collaborative Global Student Challenge.
Babson Collaborative Announces Annual Awards
Babson Collaborative Announces Annual Awards » The Babson Collaborative’s 2022 annual awards celebrated member programs, faculty members, and student ambassadors who exemplify the Collaborative's mission.
Babson Helps Fuel Dreams of Women Sports Pioneers
Babson Helps Fuel Dreams of Women Sports Pioneers » Babson College hosts the Global Sports Mentoring Program for a women’s entrepreneurship bootcamp aimed at helping scale ventures to better serve women around the world.
Babson WIN Tulsa Draws Inspiration from Historic Roots
Babson WIN Tulsa Draws Inspiration from Historic Roots » A group of Babson staff and faculty visited the College’s new Women’s Initiative Now (WIN) Lab in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as Babson seeks to boost growth for women entrepreneurs and the local economy.
Cutler Center Becomes Academic Member of Mass Fintech Hub
Cutler Center Becomes Academic Member of Mass Fintech Hub » The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance at Babson College has become an academic member of the Mass Fintech Hub, a collaborative and cross-disciplinary working group of technology innovators, financial service and investment leaders, academics, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Butler Launch Pad Awards $25,000 to Babson Student and Alumni Businesses
Butler Launch Pad Awards $25,000 to Babson Student and Alumni Businesses » Babson College student and alumni businesses received $25,000 in seed funding for their ventures this spring through the John E. and Alice L. Butler Launch Pad at the Arthur M. Blank Center.
Babson’s CWEL Launches WIN Lab in Tulsa
Babson’s CWEL Launches WIN Lab in Tulsa » The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership announced its latest Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab inside the historic Greenwood Women’s Business Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Babson Honored with International Education Bridge Builders Award
Babson Honored with International Education Bridge Builders Award » Babson College has been honored with an international education award for educating entrepreneurial and business leaders with a global mindset.
Meet the 2022 Summer Venture Program Teams
Meet the 2022 Summer Venture Program Teams » Babson’s signature Summer Venture Program (SVP) returns this year with 13 teams of graduate and undergraduate students.
TicketRev Wins ePitch—and $100,000
TicketRev Wins ePitch—and $100,000 » Jason Shatsky ’21, CEO and founder of TicketRev, won ePitch and its $100,000 grand prize—Babson’s largest winning prize—during the finale at eMerge Americas in Miami.
Problem-Solving Ventures Win B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prizes
Problem-Solving Ventures Win B.E.T.A. Challenge Grand Prizes » Nathalya Mamane MBA’21, Connor Harbison MBA’22, and Samantha Azu ’22 earned the three grand prizes at Babson College’s signature business competition with their unique, problem-solving ventures.
The Return of Babson’s ePitch
The Return of Babson’s ePitch » As ePitch returns this month, we catch up with Joanna Geisinger Devin MBA’17 and her company, Torq Interface, which won the inaugural ePitch competition in 2019.
Leading a Community of Women Entrepreneurs
Leading a Community of Women Entrepreneurs » As the executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, and founder of the Black Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership program, Shakenna Williams ’94 continues to increase access and opportunities for all women.
Renewed Focus for the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Renewed Focus for the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship » The Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship has a new name and a renewed focus, as it looks to create health, economic, and social value for all, with a focus on health equity and justice.
Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership into Law Enforcement
Expanding Entrepreneurial Leadership into Law Enforcement » Babson President Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD, meets with city officials in his hometown of Springfield to discuss the impact of B-AGILE Blue Skies, a new training program for police officers.
In New Partnership, Babson Academy Offers Entrepreneurship Education to Ninth- and 10th-Graders
In New Partnership, Babson Academy Offers Entrepreneurship Education to Ninth- and 10th-Graders » Babson College is partnering with a new innovation-focused academy for middle and high school students to offer a selection of entrepreneurship classes.
Miami: Portrait of an Entrepreneurial City
Miami: Portrait of an Entrepreneurial City » From its pro-business policies to its rich cultural diversity, Miami is a vibrant, supportive city to launch and grow a venture, say Babson alumni.
The Enduring Power of eTower
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The Enduring Power of eTower » Babson’s first living-learning community endures because of committed leaders who carry on the legacy and make eTower a true home for student entrepreneurs.
At BCERC 2021, Workshops Offer New Opportunities for Up-and-Coming Academics
At BCERC 2021, Workshops Offer New Opportunities for Up-and-Coming Academics » BCERC 2021 opened the doors for younger academics who seized new opportunities to connect with the superstars of research.
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College » Somia Farid Silber ’15, vice president of e-commerce at Edible Brands, discusses how the new institute is a major opportunity for Babson and the future of franchising education.
MBA Student Leaders Reimagine Forum to Focus on Crises, Change, and Opportunities
MBA Student Leaders Reimagine Forum to Focus on Crises, Change, and Opportunities » Aakriti Narang MBA’21 and Deepak Punjwani MBA’21 tap into their entrepreneurial experiences to create the inaugural Babson Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum.
Lessons from Training 10,000 Small Businesses
Lessons from Training 10,000 Small Businesses » As Babson marks a milestone with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, National Academic Director Richard Bliss reflects on the lessons and its impact.
Babson, NFTE Partnership Brings Hope, Inspiration to Young Entrepreneurs
Babson, NFTE Partnership Brings Hope, Inspiration to Young Entrepreneurs » A partnership between Babson and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship offers opportunity and hope for high school students in under-resourced communities.
New Research: The Real Impacts of COVID-19 on Small Business
New Research: The Real Impacts of COVID-19 on Small Business » U.S. small businesses have exhausted their federal funding and need additional support, according to a study by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, co-led by Babson College.
A Peek Inside the Babson Collaborative
A Peek Inside the Babson Collaborative » When hundreds of educators that believe in the power of entrepreneurship get together, the ideas and energy are palpable.
The World Needs Inclusive Leadership. Here’s Why.
The World Needs Inclusive Leadership. Here’s Why. » Inclusive leadership is about breaking down silos, getting to know people, and creating a safe space for inclusion within your organization. And, it’s good business, too.
New U.S. GEM Report Gives Hope for Entrepreneurship in a Post-COVID World
New U.S. GEM Report Gives Hope for Entrepreneurship in a Post-COVID World » In 2019, U.S. entrepreneurship rates were the highest they had ever been—a finding that offers hope as a country in crisis turns to entrepreneurial leaders for innovation and change.
Five Lessons from GEM’s Research
Five Lessons from GEM’s Research » The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, co-founded by Babson College in 1999, is the largest and most developed research program on entrepreneurship in the world. No one understands the importance and impact of GEM’s research and findings more than Donna Kelley, Babson’s Frederic C. Hamilton Professor of Free Enterprise Studies, who also is a board member of…
Babson Collaborative Tackles Sustainability in Global Student Challenge
Babson Collaborative Tackles Sustainability in Global Student Challenge » Each year, the Babson Collaborative invites college students to address the problems of tomorrow. Teams rise through rounds of competition to get to the Global Phase, judged by Babson professors.
An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem on the Rise
An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem on the Rise » How does an entrepreneurial ecosystem survive and thrive? The new GEM report highlights the strength of Miami’s entrepreneurial community.
Babson Entrepreneurs Converge on Miami
Babson Entrepreneurs Converge on Miami » Miami was home to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor’s annual meeting and Report Launch.
Entrepreneurs Worldwide Want Their Business to Make a Difference
Entrepreneurs Worldwide Want Their Business to Make a Difference » Forty percent of entrepreneurs in 35 economies want to use their business to make a difference in the world.
Exploring Israel’s Startup Culture
Exploring Israel’s Startup Culture » Babson College’s MSEL students traveled to Israel to explore its robust startup culture. They found Israeli entrepreneurs to be open to opportunities and unafraid of failure.
A New Institute Takes a Broader View of Entrepreneurship
A New Institute Takes a Broader View of Entrepreneurship » The Butler Institute for Free Enterprise Through Entrepreneurship, funded through a $10 million gift from the Butler family, will examine how government and society can help entrepreneurship to thrive.
Entrepreneurial Women Need Disruptive Financial Models
Entrepreneurial Women Need Disruptive Financial Models » Investing in women entrepreneurs is an opportunity to expand innovation and economic development, says new research from Diana International Impact Report.
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The Economic Advantage of Entrepreneurship Education » The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor has studied entrepreneurship for 20 years. To increase its impact, researchers say look to education.
Millions Are Entrepreneurs in the United States
Millions Are Entrepreneurs in the United States » If you seek and embrace opportunity, then you are like the 31M entrepreneurs in the United States, according to the latest U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report produced by Babson College researchers.
Entrepreneurial Sales and Why It’s Important
Entrepreneurial Sales and Why It’s Important » Vincent (Vini) Onyemah, Associate Professor of Marketing at Babson College, explains why entrepreneurial sales is the lifeblood of every organization.
The Importance of a Good Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
The Importance of a Good Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » Creating entrepreneurial ecosystems that drive growth, innovation, and help scale up businesses transforms communities for the better, says these Babson College professors who do just that, all around the world.
Appreciating the Value of Entrepreneurial Women
Appreciating the Value of Entrepreneurial Women » The latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor women's report, co-authored by Babson College, demonstrates the value that entrepreneurial women bring to societies around the world.
A Week with Heidi Neck: Access, Connection, Inspiration
A Week with Heidi Neck: Access, Connection, Inspiration » Behind the scenes with superstar Babson College professor Heidi Neck, Ph.D., an entrepreneurship education expert.
eTower, a Venture in Itself
eTower, a Venture in Itself » eTower is widely known at Babson for the entrepreneurial successes and endeavors of residents past. But, how did it start and why does it endure? Community.
The Bottom Line? Stay in Boston.
The Bottom Line? Stay in Boston. » Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and other leading local players, including Governor Charlie Baker, joined Babson for its Centennial Celebration. All agree, Boston is the best place to be.
Photos from Centennial Celebration This article contains a photo gallery
Photos from Centennial Celebration » One hundred years of Babson. Three signature events. One extraordinary celebration. These are the moments we've been waiting for all year long.
Alumnus Connection Helps WIN Lab Go Global
Alumnus Connection Helps WIN Lab Go Global » For the first time in program history, and in partnership with alumnus Marvin Tarawally ’17, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® is taking its expertise abroad to provide Liberian entrepreneurs with the knowledge, skills, and mindset they need to accelerate their ventures.
He’s Leading Babson in Miami’s Thriving Startup Scene
He’s Leading Babson in Miami’s Thriving Startup Scene » In his spare time, Gustavo Trindade MBA’17 speaks five languages and competes in triathlons. During the rest of the day, he is a leading force on Babson’s Miami campus.
Steve Case Visits an Entrepreneurial City on the Rise
Steve Case Visits an Entrepreneurial City on the Rise » Steve Case, Babson’s 2019 undergraduate Commencement speaker, brought his pitch competition to Miami. The city has a diverse and thriving startup scene that includes Babson’s WIN Lab.
Scholars from Around the World Are Headed to Babson
Scholars from Around the World Are Headed to Babson » This June, hundreds of scholars will arrive on Babson’s campus for two renowned entrepreneurship research events—the Diana International Research Conference and the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
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.
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.
The Power of Scale Up Around the World
The Power of Scale Up Around the World » Representatives from 10 countries from around the world gathered at Babson to discuss the benefits, challenges, and opportunities for scaling up to increase economic development.
Introducing the Babson Academy for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurial Learning
Introducing the Babson Academy for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurial Learning » At the start of its second century, Babson launches an academy to inspire change in the way universities think about, teach, and learn entrepreneurship.
Looking for a Babson Entrepreneur? Go to the Coasts
Looking for a Babson Entrepreneur? Go to the Coasts » Businesses run by Babson students, alumni, and community members are thriving domestically and internationally. From coast to coast, Babson entrepreneurs are participating in competitive accelerators and scaling their businesses to increase their impact.
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.
What Makes a City Entrepreneurial?
What Makes a City Entrepreneurial? » Some cities have a long history of entrepreneurship. Others have grown into thriving entrepreneurial cities more recently. What makes cities such fertile grounds for entrepreneurship?
6 Questions About Scale Up Economic Development
6 Questions About Scale Up Economic Development » Scale up economic development can have more short-term and long-term social-economic impact than any other regional strategy.
Meet GEM: The Global Study of Entrepreneurship
Meet GEM: The Global Study of Entrepreneurship » For a realistic portrait of what entrepreneurship looks like around the world, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) provides the right information.
How to Inspire Entrepreneurship Back Home
How to Inspire Entrepreneurship Back Home » If a region really wants to inspire entrepreneurship, its leaders have no choice but to act holistically, and in the context of their own very specific environment.
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » A new entrepreneurial hub city has emerged far from the sphere of Silicon Valley or the bustling Northeast. That place? Miami.
One on One with Innovation Leaders
One on One with Innovation Leaders » With so many organizations thinking about and fueling their business innovation engines, we went straight to the source for perspective from five Boston innovators about what’s working today.
Mapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit
Mapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit » What makes certain places more entrepreneurial than others?
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » Boston proudly leads the nation in higher education, health care, and life science innovation. While Silicon Valley has earned its reputation as the hub of startup activity, Boston’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is steadily growing and thriving.
Globalization of Capital: How Managers Can Profit
Globalization of Capital: How Managers Can Profit » How to seize opportunities from the globalization of capital and avoid the risks.
The Importance of Place in Entrepreneurship
The Importance of Place in Entrepreneurship » Around the country, entrepreneurs cited numerous examples of what makes for a great environment. Along with networks, capital, and mentorship, all mention cultural aspects of the place where they’re building their ventures.