Andrew Zacharakis is the director of the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, in Boston, USA. Considered the main business school in the world focused on entrepreneurship, Babson advocates innovation as its greatest tradition and part of the institution’s DNA.
Professor Zach, as he is known, is the author of five books on entrepreneurship and focuses his studies on the venture capital decision-making process, and entrepreneurial growth strategies. In an interview for CER, he comments on the importance of integrating students into the environment in which they study and live for the flourishing of new ideas. He also talks about the International Seminar on Entrepreneurial Education, event held by Sebrae Minas in july, in which he participated as a speaker.