The Entrepreneurial Leadership Village (ELV) at Babson College is a place—both physical and virtual—where the Babson community, extended ecosystem, and people around the world come together to learn, collaborate, and take action.

We help aspiring and established entrepreneurial leaders learn and apply the mindsets, principles, and tools of entrepreneurial leadership to turn their ideas into reality.

Together, we work in an open, inclusive, community of practice to create and unlock opportunities—confronting dilemmas, solving problems, and creating powerful, positive impact—to create a more sustainable, equitable, and prosperous future for all.

The Opportunities

The ELV offers a wide range of Entrepreneurial Leadership-focused programming, activation, and engagement opportunities, including:

» Virtual commons

» Innovatation challenges

» Educational peograms

» Collaboration and problem-solving

» Venture building and support

» Mentoring

» Lifelong learning

» Professional development

The ELV is a place where inspiring entrepreneurial leaders enable aspiring entrepreneurial leaders. It is a way to connect to events, learning, opportunities, and each other, to bring ideas to life.
D.R. Widder MBA’99
Vice President, Innovation
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Entrepreneurial leaders from all parts of the Babson community share their stories and insights on our on-demand video channel.

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Join us to learn, imagine new possibilities, develop yourself and others, and turn your ideas into reality. Sign up for updates as the ELV launches and grows.

Babson is committed to educating and advancing entrepreneurial leaders by creating new learning pathways and engaging ecosystems, enabling entrepreneurial leadership without boundaries.

We welcome your input—share your ideas at askELV@babson.edu.

Apply as a non-residential member to the 2022–23 cohort of the ELV Residential Innovation Community (ELV-RIC)! Open to all Babson students.

Benefits of joining this community include:

  • Special access to entrepreneurial leaders and Babson’s Centers and Institutes;
  • Opportunity to live and learn with other entrepreneurial leaders; and
  • Opportunities to meet with industry professionals/experts.

Have any questions about the ELV- RIC? Please email askelv@babson.edu.

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