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BBJ announces 2018 Best Places to Work honorees

The Boston Business Journal today announced its annual Best Places to Work honorees — 80 companies in the Greater Boston area run the gamut of sizes and span a wide range of industries while all share the common goal of creating enjoyable workplaces. Portfolio companies Carbonite, Wasabi and Boston Harbor Angels sponsor, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, have all been nominated. Read more >>

Female CEOs get only 3% of venture capital money

One of the study’s coauthors, Candida Brush of Babson College, pointed out that there’s nothing indicating men are more capable of running successful businesses. Brush said they ran an additional test comparing the companies with female CEOs (there were 183) to companies in similar industries run by men. They found that the women CEOs were equally as likely to stay in business and have a positive exit as their male counterparts. Read more >>

Women-led U.S. startups attract just fraction of venture money

In the new study, researchers examined nearly 7,000 U.S. companies that received venture capital between 2011 and 2013. They then identified companies with women on their executive team.
Just why women-led companies were recipient of less venture capital raised questions about the industry’s inner workings, said co-author Candida Brush, a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College in Massachusetts. Read more >>

Babson College to Expand to Miami

Massachusetts-based Babson College, the recognized world leader in entrepre­neurship education, is expanding to Miami, Florida, with three graduate programs—including the Blended Learning MBA, ranked No. 1 for alumni earnings and top 10 worldwide by Financial Times (FT), The Princeton Review, and Entrepreneur magazine. Read more >>

Boston Harbor Angels Sponsors Babson’s Summer Venture Showcase

Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top three elite angels groups in the US, is proud to sponsor Babson College’s Summer Venture Showcase. This Babson signature event will be hosted at The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Thursday, July 27, 2017.
The summer accelerator of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, the Summer Venture Program is a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of student entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate […]