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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

Dedicated in 1998, The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship is the nerve center for entrepreneurial activity at Babson.

The 6,000-square-foot center was named in honor of Arthur M. Blank (alumnus '63, H'98 and co-founder of The Home Depot) and provides a home for members of the Entrepreneurship faculty, the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC)Diana ProjectGlobal Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project, The Institute for Family Entrepreneurship(IFE)​, and the John E. and Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator Program.

The center focuses on expanding the practice of Entrepreneurship of All Kinds® through innovative co-curricular programs and global collaborative research initiatives that inspire and inform Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®. Outside the classroom, students live entrepreneurship through the comprehensive John E. and Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator Program, more than a dozen student-run entrepreneurship organizations and forums, and the Boston-area entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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