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The Wide, Widening World of Esports
The Wide, Widening World of Esports » Esports continue to grow in popularity. At Babson, an esports club offers students competition and camaraderie, while an alumnus has become a major player in the industry.
The Fight Against Isolation in the Time of COVID
The Fight Against Isolation in the Time of COVID » To combat isolation in older adults, a student team from Babson’s FutureLab on Mobility explored how to improve access to technology.
The Hot Seat Goes Virtual
The Hot Seat Goes Virtual » Entrepreneurs in the Summer Catalyst accelerator program sit in the virtual Hot Seat to hear feedback from peers and strategically improve their pitching.
Why AI Ethics Are So Important
Why AI Ethics Are So Important » In a course called Digital Transformation, Babson students explored AI ethics and how companies can employ the fast-moving technology responsibly.
SPLAT! Breaking the Rules in STEM Education
SPLAT! Breaking the Rules in STEM Education » If you’re on a mission to get kids excited about coding, letting them jump and play is a pretty good place to start. Just ask Bryanne Leeming MBA’16, who built a business that mixes STEM education and play.
Developing Her Own Opportunities
Developing Her Own Opportunities » As technology shapes the future, the world looks to women like Gia Douglass ’23 pursuing careers in STEM and diversifying the industry.
The Basics of AI: Where to Begin
The Basics of AI: Where to Begin » Are you a business leader or entrepreneur curious about the basics of AI? Here are some tips for getting started with this powerful technology.
New Finance Lab Opens in Babson Commons
New Finance Lab Opens in Babson Commons » Joined by one of the most well-known investors of all time, Peter Lynch H’96, the Babson College community celebrated the grand opening of its reimagined Finance Lab at the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance.
The Rise and Future of Financial Innovation
The Rise and Future of Financial Innovation » Financial technology startups have changed the way we manage our money. But what does the future hold for the industry?
The AI Advantage
The AI Advantage » Artificial intelligence powers everything from ecommerce chatbots to retirement planning. Babson College professor and AI expert Tom Davenport weighs in on how to kickstart AI projects, and why humans aren’t going away.
Accelerating Business Value at AI World 2019
Accelerating Business Value at AI World 2019 » Babson College joins AI World 2019 on October 2325 for the third consecutive year as an education sponsor. Discounted passes and free expo entry available.
Apply for the 20th Annual Rocket Pitch
Apply for the 20th Annual Rocket Pitch » For 20 years, Babson and its Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship have helped hundreds of entrepreneurs propel their business ideas at Rocket Pitch—a signature, fast-paced event for the whole community. Apply now!
Centennial Celebration Brings Distinguished Entrepreneurs Back to Babson
Centennial Celebration Brings Distinguished Entrepreneurs Back to Babson » This September, 20 members of the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs® will return to Babson to celebrate the College’s Centennial and the future of entrepreneurship.
19 Tech Companies, 3 Colleges, Lots of Opportunity
19 Tech Companies, 3 Colleges, Lots of Opportunity » Hosted by Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges, a career fair brings together tech startups in need of talent.
Internet Pioneer Steve Case to Deliver Undergraduate Centennial Commencement Address
Internet Pioneer Steve Case to Deliver Undergraduate Centennial Commencement Address » One of America’s best-known entrepreneurs, Steve Case with his D.C.-based investment firm Revolution, is helping to build new businesses with up-and-coming visionaries. On Saturday, May 18, he will address Babson’s Centennial Class of 2019 as its undergraduate Commencement speaker.
Blank Center Names New Entrepreneurs in Residence
Blank Center Names New Entrepreneurs in Residence » Accomplished tech executives and entrepreneurs Derek Schoettle and John Landry will mentor students and share their experiences at the Blank Center.
To Be or Not to Be—Now in Virtual Reality
To Be or Not to Be—Now in Virtual Reality » For all the many, many adaptations done of Shakespeare plays, Steven Maler can lay claim to trying something that is undeniably unique: Adapting and directing the Bard’s greatest play, Hamlet, in the emerging technology of virtual reality (VR).
Anup Gosavi MBA’13 Wins IAN Global Startup Competition
Anup Gosavi MBA’13 Wins IAN Global Startup Competition » Three Babson founders took their startups to the global stage at the Indian Angel Network Global Startup Competition virtual finale on December 15. Anup Gosavi MBA’13 emerged victorious.
Facing the Ethics of AI
Facing the Ethics of AI » Professor Clare Gillan and Craig Wing MBA'10 both voice concerns about the brave new ethical dilemmas posed by AI and other emerging technologies—as well as hope that such technologies will ultimately lead to a more equitable future.
Let’s Get Certified
Let’s Get Certified » Babson Assistant Professor of Marketing Richard Hanna outlines the pros, cons, and how to for integrating professional certifications into the classroom.
Breaking Down Language Barriers with Entrada ESL
Breaking Down Language Barriers with Entrada ESL » Social entrepreneur Erin Janklow MBA’14, founder of Entrada ESL, is working with companies such as Rent the Runway, Vail Resorts, and the National Domestic Worker’s Alliance to teach English as a second language to labor workers.
Babson College Joins AI World 2018, Program for AI / Cognitive Computing Professionals
Babson College Joins AI World 2018, Program for AI / Cognitive Computing Professionals » For the second year in a row, AI World has named Babson the Education Sponsor for AI World 2018 to be held December 3-5 in Boston, Massachusetts. All Babson students will be invited to register to visit the Expo at no charge.
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.
What Exactly Does It Do? Female Entrepreneurs on the Art of the Technology Pitch
What Exactly Does It Do? Female Entrepreneurs on the Art of the Technology Pitch » Complicated technology, a landscape stacked against you, and lots of unknown territory. These female entrepreneurs are giving advice on how to pitch your tech company to wow investors.
“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.
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.
How Blockchain Can Improve Food Supply Chains
How Blockchain Can Improve Food Supply Chains » Blockchain for Food? Exploring the tremendous potential for entrepreneurs using blockchain technology in the food industry.
3 Ways to Use Blockchain for Business
3 Ways to Use Blockchain for Business » There are a lot of ways for business to hop on the blockchain train; here are three that only begin to scratch the surface of what’s possible.
Diamonds and the Blockchain
Diamonds and the Blockchain » What does blockchain have to do with your diamond ring?
What is Blockchain?
What is Blockchain? » The more you try to understand blockchain, the more opportunity you’ll uncover—and the more our global society stands to benefit.
Creating a Culture of Digital Transformation
Creating a Culture of Digital Transformation » Digital transformation relies on the ability to capitalize on opportunities presented by the modern digital ecosystem, including cloud infrastructure, business analytics, and the application economy.
TripAdvisor’s Stephen Kaufer on Shifting from Founder to CEO
TripAdvisor’s Stephen Kaufer on Shifting from Founder to CEO » Stephen Kaufer has been with TripAdvisor throughout its 16-year journey from B2B vertical search engine to becoming the world’s largest travel site. Along the way, he has steered the company through pivots, sales, acquisitions and an IPO, to become an industry-leader in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving market.
How The Weather Company Used Data to Build the OutSider App
How The Weather Company Used Data to Build the OutSider App » The Weather Company's app for runners, OutSider, is the result of a hackathon that brought together meteorologists and programmers.
5 Ways Auditors Can Overcome Confirmation Bias
5 Ways Auditors Can Overcome Confirmation Bias » Confirmation bias, one of five common judgment biases, has the potential to lead auditors up an incorrect path.
Researching Crowdfunding? Start Here.
Researching Crowdfunding? Start Here. » 5 theories from economics and psychology that anyone researching crowdfunding should know.
Small Business and Big Tech
Small Business and Big Tech » Technology fuels small businesses such as the Cranberry Cove Ferry, even when it’s as invisible as the shoreline in a storm.