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Long before American Field became a reality, it existed deep in the mind of our founder, Mark Bollman. And, long before he brought American Field on 2016’s six-city tour, he developed his entrepreneurial legs at Babson College.

Since its founding in 1919, Babson has educated entrepreneurial leaders who have gone on to create great economic and social value. 
The college is repeatedly recognized as a leader in entrepreneurship education, thanks in part to its one-of-a-kind Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® methodology. ET&A teaches undergraduates, graduates, and executives to balance action, experimentation and creativity with a deep understanding of business fundamentals and rigorous analysis as the ideal approach to creating economic and social value.

Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® can solve business problems. It can create new opportunities. It can change lives. Just ask Babson’s alumni.

- Like Michael Bastian ’87, who started his eponymous label with the express intent of putting fashion back into men’s fashion.

- Or Brittany Lo ’14, founder of Beautini, who turned her obsession with makeup into a successful beauty services company that beautifies and empowers women.

- And Aaron Walton ’83. When he founded Walton Isaacson, he had one goal, to make it the planet’s most interesting agency.

Babson alumni are making an impact around the world in organizations of all types and sizes, in established businesses as well as new ventures.
 We invite you to see just one slice of that impact at American Field.


Babson’s three locations—Boston, San Francisco, and the main residential campus in Wellesley, MA—offer graduate, undergraduate, and executive education programs and partnership opportunities. Learn more at www.babson.edu.

This article was written with help from Babson College.

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