WASHINGTON, DC | November 20, 2012 – TAPE, an Inc. 500 | 5000 fastest-growing company, participated as a gold sponsor of Babson College’s Entrepreneurship Forum held on November 9, at Babson College in Babson Park, Massachusetts. The theme for this year’s 11th annual event was “Celebrating Entrepreneurs of All Kinds.” The forum’s interactive sessions, presented by a diverse group of entrepreneurs as well as business executives, highlighted the journeys, successes, and lessons learned of entrepreneurship.
“We painstakingly crafted each keynote event, panel and presentation to deliver a holistic view of entrepreneurship, sometimes in surprising and uncharacteristic ways,” said Sarah Cullem, Babson Entrepreneurship Forum Co-Chair. “I believe everyone who attended walked away learning something ”
TAPE is known not only for its unique, systems-engineering, solutions-based approach to the work it does as a government contractor, but also for cultivating a business culture around its trademarked motto, “Each One: An Entrepreneur.” Recognizing that each employee is the face and the voice of TAPE to its customers, the company encourages all of its employees to harness their own innovative spirit in the work they do every day.
“At TAPE, we want each employee to feel empowered to present a solution to our customer’s challenges, before they even realize one exists,” said TAPE CEO and President Louisa Jaffe. “I grew up in a very entrepreneurial family and given my passion for entrepreneurship at TAPE, supporting this event at Babson just made sense.” Jaffe shared that she has been invited to speak at next year’s forum. “I am delighted for TAPE to continue its support of this program. I found it stimulating to be in the presence of so many Babson students who have either applied for U.S. Patents or plan to do so in the future,” she added.
Babson is known for its invention of the methodology of entrepreneurship education nearly half a century ago and has been ranked number one for entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report for the past 19 years. TheEntrepreneurship Forum is known for bringing entrepreneurs from around the world together to innovate, inspire, and share ideas. To learn more about Babson’s entrepreneurial academic program as well as this event, visithttp://venturefizz.com/events/babson-entrepreneurship-forum-2012 .
TAPE is a CVE-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned/Woman-Owned Small Business (SDVO/WOSB) headquartered in Kingstowne, Virginia. TAPE is known for its systems engineering expertise in Management Solutions, RDT&E, Training and Education, and Cyber Security.
TAPE maintains its cutting edge in the industry on behalf of its Federal clients, continuing to provide state-of-the-art support. The company’s innovative Rapid Reaction Excellence process (RaRE®) ensures rapid delivery of operational readiness solutions to the warfighter. A Center of Cyber Security Excellence provides computer security solutions to the government through TAPE’s CyberForge® services. TAPE has been consistently recognized for superior customer service, timely and high quality deliverables, cost effectiveness, and technologically advanced solutions.
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