Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week at Babson

​​​Babson College will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 November 13-20 with a series of events and activities. The Babson events are part of the thousands of events in 140+ countries celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creat​​​ivity during GEW. In its eighth year, GEW brings together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuit​y through local, national, and global activities.

2014 Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 13

Accelerator Peer to Peer: Prototyping and Testing a CPG

3:30 p.m.​
Blank Center, Babson

Emily Lagasse M'15, Founder of Fedwell

Hult Prize

4:30 p.m.
Babson College

Hult Prize

Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

6 p.m.
Knight Auditorium, Babson

The new inductees are:
Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO of Pegasystems
Diane Hessan, Founder and Chairman of Communispace
Graham Weston, Founder, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Rackspace

Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs 2014 Honorees

Friday, November 14

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum

Babson College

This year's forum brings together more than 20 speakers to discuss how entrepreneurs on the front lines are Owning the Future.

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum

Monday, November 17

Gail Simmons

Office Hours with Gail Simmons, Babson Entrepreneur In Residence

10:30 a.m.
Blank Center, Babson
Sponsored by Food Sol

Professor Les Charm

Division of Equity with Les Charm

4 p.m.
Blank Center, Babson

​Tuesday, November 18

Ativ Patel '17

Accelerator Peer to Peer: Web Summit Recap

3:30 p.m.
Blank Center, Babson

Alpha Software

Demystifying App Development

5 p.m.
Olin 101, Babson
Co-sponsored by Alpha Software, Babson Entrepreneurship Club and Babson Tech Club

Wednesday, November 19

Social Innovation: How Entrepreneurs Create Social Value

3 p.m.
Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall​​, Babson
Co-sponsored by The Lewis Institute

Celebrating Entrepreneurship of All Kinds - Boston

6 p.m.
The Atrium at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse, Boston

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Babson College invite you to Boston’s Innovation District for an evening celebrating the power of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Entrepreneurship of All Kinds Boston

Thursday, November 20

Lunch and Learn: Hot or Not To a VC?

12:30 p.m.
Wellesley Room, Babson​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Co-sponsored by Babson Venture Capital Private Equity Club

VIP Lunch with Tony Meloto, Social Entrepreneur

12:30 p.m.
Space X, Babson​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Sponsored by the Babson Global Development Platform

Accelerator​ Peer to Peer: SBIR

4 p.m.
Blank Center, Babson​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Friday, November 21 (special events!)

Roundtable with Scott Kirsner

12:30 p.m.​
Babson College
Open to Saltire Fellows and Butler Venture Accelerator participants only