Family Entrepreneurship Stories at Babson
Strengthening family business was the core of Babson’s founding mission in 1919. The College has a long history of educating family entrepreneurs. About 50 percent of Babson’s undergraduate students come from a family business. Below are just some examples of the amazing stories from the Babson community.
- Family Entrepreneurship is about the FAMILY, not just the business (August 2020)
- To Fill a Drastic Need (Apr 2020)
- How Will I Create the Future? (Nov 2019)
- Supporting Past, Current, and Future Generations of Entrepreneurial Families (Oct 2019)
- Millennial CEOs Ready to Lead Family Businesses (Oct 2019)
- The Next Generation (Oct 2019)
- A Family Affair (Aug 2019)
- Behind the Curtain of a Family Business (Apr 2019)
- The Power of the Entrepreneurial Family (Apr 2019)
- For the UAE, a New Approach to Sustaining Family Business (Jan 2019)
- Family Business, Amplified | Babson Magazine (Spring 2019)
- To Follow A Dream | Babson Magazine (Winter 2018)
- Ties That Bind | Babson Magazine (Spring 2016)
- Working with Mom | Babson Magazine (Spring 2013)
- Family Business Means Balancing Innovation and History | Boston Business Journal (Oct 2019) (subscription required)
- How 25-year-old Somia Farid is Making Her Mark in Edible Arrangements | Family Business Magazine (Aug 2019)
- Family fighting sends U-Haul on a detour | Spectacular Failures Podcast (July 2019)
- Thinking Outside the Box: One Family's Non-linear Family Entrepreneurship Journey | Family Business Magazine (Jun 2019)
The Zamora Family: A True Babson Story
The family that works together, changes the world together. Meet the Zamoras, bankers who feel equally at home analyzing the currency market in Miami as they do handing out free laptops to children in Central America.
A Conversation on Family Entrepreneurship and Business: Babson Connect: Worldwide 2018
A conversation on Family Entrepreneurship and Business with Francisco J. Riberas P’13 ’15, Executive Chairman, Gestamp and Susana Gallardo P’13, Gallardo Family Group, moderated by William Gartner, Bertarelli Foundation Distinguished Professor of Family Entrepreneurship.