Tag: Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

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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.
The Economic Advantage of Entrepreneurship Education This article contains a video
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.