Student Finance Organizations
Student Finance Organizations provide Babson College students interested in Finance with the opportunity to expand and deepen their knowledge of the finance world. These organizations often host speaker visits, workshops, and conferences.
Babson Investment Management Association
The Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA) provides educational and networking opportunities for Babson students interested in pursuing careers in the investment industry. BIMA offers periodic educational seminars conducted by professors, alumni and professionals working in the investment community.
Babson Investment Banking Association
The Babson Investment Banking Association’s (BIBA) mission is to enhance the position of Babson as a top business school for investment banking by increasing the interest of students in this field, supporting students in their preparation for the recruiting process, and improving relations with firms through the Babson Alumni Network. The association hosts educational events, workshops, a peer mentoring program, and social networking events. BIBA hosts an impressive annual Babson Investment Banking Conference at the start of each academic year; former speakers have included Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America and Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs.
Babson Investment Club
The Babson Investment Club (BIC) is an organization devoted to teaching its members about different investment tools and finance career paths. It utilizes a competition system where rival "funds" run by Marketing Directors (MDs) attempt to get the best returns.
Babson Venture Capital Private Equity Club
The Babson Venture Capital Private Equity Club (VCPE Club) is dedicated to educating and building a knowledge base within the Babson Community of the Venture Capital and Private Equity space. The student organization's interests include all types of financing from angels to venture capital to private equity funds, spanning early-stage, growth and buyout phases. The club hosts speakers and competes against other top schools in the Venture Capital Investment Competition.
Babson Real Estate Association
The Babson Real Estate Association (BREA) works to create a strong network of individuals who are passionate about real estate investment, and to support students interested in pursuing real estate as a career. The Association hosts forums, case competitions, mock interviews, company and industry information sessions, lectures, and alumni networking events.