Global Entrepreneurship Week at Babson
Babson College will celebrate
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017 November 9-16 with a series of events and activities.
The Babson events are a part of the thousands of events in 170 countries celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.
2017 Schedule of Events
Thursday, November 9
On November 9, Babson will induct
C. Dean Metropoulos ’67, MBA’68, Chairman & CEO of Metropoulos & Co., into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs.
Friday, November 10
The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, organized annually by the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, is the flagship event of the #1 school for Entrepreneurship. Celebrating its 16th Anniversary, this year’s forum is centered on the theme of “Take Action.” At Babson, we believe in entrepreneurship of all kinds. Whether you want to start your own business or innovate within a company, we’ve got you covered!
Monday, November 13
Babson Alumni Supporting Entrepreneurs (BASE), provides Babson alumni and students with complimentary consultations. BASE Consultants serve as sounding boards and coaches, providing insights and perspectives based on their own business experience and expertise.
Olin Hall Ground Floor
Join us for an exciting panel and networking event. More details to come.
Tuesday, November 14
Needham Wellesley Room
The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative is a community/incubator that supports entrepreneurs interested in creating a positive social, environmental, and economic impact in the fashion industry.
More details to come.
Wednesday, November 15
For eaters and entrepreneurs to connect and share for action. Design is always one table, one conversation, with attendees driving the content.
People have found partners, expanded networks, and reached retail all as direct results of attending Community Table. No registration required. Simply come when you can, leave when you need to, bring your lunch or a snack if you wish.
Thursday, November 16
Babson Boston Campus
Join us at Babson’s Boston campus for an interactive discussion on the cannabis industry, hosted by Pierce Atwood.
At Pierce Atwood LLP, we help entrepreneurs and start-ups as they grow into profitable businesses. Our Catalyst Program is designed to get an idea off the ground, protect intellectual property, access funding, and address basic legal requirements. We welcome clients with creative ideas and disruptive new technologies, and tailor our legal services to their specific needs, and offer flexible fee arrangements. Our Catalyst team members are experienced business advisers who know the challenges and triumphs that lie ahead and help clients prepare for them. You have a passion for what you do. So do we.
More details to come. By invitation only.