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2014-03-13 16:24:07

Keynotes focus on how business can advance green technology and reduce carbon emissions WELLESLEY, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson's Energy and Environmental Club (BEEC) will hold the Babson Energy & Environmental Conference: Fifteen Shades of Green, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm at the Wellesley, MA campus. The conference will explore how energy efficiency and sustainability have evolved in every industry into an integral part of helping grow the...

2014-02-11 08:39:24

Firm Includes All-Star Line Up Of Top New England Operators BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Point Capital, a venture capital firm focused on companies that can be leveraged and scaled on the internet, today announced the addition of Len Schlesinger as a Special Advisor to the organization. Dr. Schlesinger currently serves as a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and previously served as the President of Babson College....

2014-01-29 16:24:58

WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Babson Entrepreneur Experience Lab, a partnership between Babson College and the Business Innovation Factory, has released a Masterclass report that defines a new category of entrepreneurial leaders who, in their work and in the organizations they build, draw on powerful new ways to create economic and social value. The Masterclass report details the distinctive actions of these entrepreneurs that set them apart. "Masterclass...

2014-01-15 12:27:26

Online enrollment growth, while still substantial, is slowing. WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group reveals the number of higher education students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 7.1 million. The 6.1 percent growth rate, although the lowest for a decade, still represents over 400,000 additional students taking at least one online course. "While the rate of growth in...

2013-11-19 20:21:56

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is in the midst of an entrepreneurial revolution that is invigorating the region with new opportunities, increased employment and a robust rise in gross domestic product to one of the highest in the world, according to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Sub-Saharan African Regional Report launched this week in Lusaka, Zambia. Africa's real GDP rose by 4,9 percent from 2000 to 2008, more...

2013-09-10 12:27:38

WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For an unprecedented 17th consecutive time, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson College's undergraduate school #1 in Entrepreneurship. Babson continues to set the standard for entrepreneurship education, followed by a strong group of institutions, including University of Southern California, MIT, Indiana University and University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, U.S. News ranks Babson No. 34 among the top undergraduate...

2013-09-04 12:30:42

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will expand its operation in the Greater Boston area by serving as resident theater company of BabsonPage Content 1 WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College and the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) today announced that the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will expand its operation in the Greater Boston area by serving as resident theater company of Babson, the recognized world leader in entrepreneurship education...

2013-08-27 16:23:33

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking book, Worthless, Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value, has been authored by Daniel Isenberg, Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice at Babson Executive and Enterprise Education and founding Executive Director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project. Worthless, Impossible and Stupid is founded on Isenberg's thirty-one years as an entrepreneur,...

2013-07-23 16:21:23

WELLESLEY, Mass., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the College's required full-year course entitled Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME), teams of first-year students began developing their business plans when they arrived in September 2012. While learning the nuts and bolts of inventing, developing, launching, managing, and liquidating a business, students were then given the opportunity to translate their skills into real world applications. In...

2013-06-13 16:24:17

TUNIS, Tunisia, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading international business school deans and faculty met in Tunis, Tunisia June 10 - 12 to discuss the role of business schools in impacting employment and entrepreneurship in developing countries. The Global Business School Network (GBSN) Annual Conference, co-hosted in 2013 by the Mediterranean School of Business (MSB) and Babson College, is a premier international forum on management education for the developing world. The...