Author: Brianna Radicioni

Brianna Radicioni

Two Babson Alumni Businesses to Appear on ‘Meet the Drapers’—a New TV Show Turning Viewers into Investors

Well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper, and his similarly-famed VC father and daughter, have launched a new television show lauded as the “kinder, gentler version of Shark Tank.” As part of this new series, the Draper family will capitalize on the rise of equity crowdfunding by giving viewers the opportunity to invest in the…

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Entrepreneurship and its Potential in Miami

Guest post by Babson College Professor Donna Kelley, co-author of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report Miami is booming with startups. According to the most recent United States Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey—22 percent of working age adults in Miami are starting or running new businesses, compared to the national average of 12.6…

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New, Free Babson College edX Courses Available Now

Babson College has expanded its free edX course offerings to include: Economics: Consumer Demand, taught by Visiting Assistant Professor John Korsak, and Customer Centric Marketing for Entrepreneurs, with Adjunct Lecturer Beth Goldstein. Last year, Babson partnered with edX to launch a new online course series—Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought—designed for entrepreneurs of all kinds, both…

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Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Babson College Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division, Andrew Corbett, has now also been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Professorship honors the memory of Roger Babson’s cousin, Paul Babson, who was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, lived in Boston, and was a trustee and loyal benefactor of the College.…

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Alumna and Entrepreneur Nina Vir ’16 Invited to Participate in U.S. Delegation for Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

Undergraduate alumnus Nina Vir ’16, Founder of Daily Dress Me, has been invited to serve as one of only 100 entrepreneurs on the U.S. Delegation at the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 (GES). GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world. This year, it will be held…

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Babson Wins Big at BostInno 50 on Fire

The Babson College Summer Venture Program (SVP) and its Director, David Chang, were honored not only as winners in BostInno’s 50 on Fire, but also as ‘Inno Blazers’—trailblazers in Boston’s innovation scene. SVP is an annual, sought-after program in Babson’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. Alumnus Mark Bollman ‘10, Founder and CEO of Ball and…

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Babson Alumni Business Cargo42 Receives Key to Miami-Dade County

Babson alumni and co-founders of Cargo42, Murilo Amaral MBA’16, and Alfredo Keri MBA’16, recently received a Key to Miami-Dade County from Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, City Officials, and other local dignitaries. The Cargo42 team joined the Miami-Dade Beacon Council for this special honor at the 2017-2018 Annual Meeting and Key Ceremony on Thursday, October 26,…

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Babson Executive Education Alumnus and Former NFL Player Nate Lawrie Receives Deal on Shark Tank

On Sunday, October 29, Nate Lawrie was featured on Shark Tank to pitch his business Brazyn Life, and the company’s launch product, The Morph—a collapsible, portable foam roller. He received a $250,000 deal with sharks Lori Greiner and Sara Blakely for 20% equity. Lawrie is a former NFL player and an alumnus of the Babson…

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Manizales Más Celebrates Five Years of Fostering Growth, Employment, and Prosperity Among the Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Manizales Más, Babson’s entrepreneurship and economy-boosting collaboration with the Colombian city of Manizales, has driven an average 46 percent growth among 73 high-potential companies in just five years. These companies have registered an average $39 million in sales, created 1,392 new jobs, and attracted 1,679 new customers, in addition to eight exporting companies. Such growth…

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Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Boston and Miami Welcome New Resident Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Investors

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® at Babson College has announced nine new resident entrepreneurs, executives, and investors who have joined their teams in Boston and Miami to offer up a breadth of industry knowledge to their new cohorts of women entrepreneurs. Returning WIN Lab® Entrepreneurs-and-Executives-In-Residence include Gail Simmons, Roslyn (Roz) G. Daum, Eleanor Tabi…

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