Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Babson Biz indico Receives Best Tech Startup Award

Babson startup indico, cofounded by COO Diana Yuan Class of ’15, received the Best Tech Startup Award during the 2016 Timmy Awards competition. The Timmy Awards are an annual awards series hosted by Tech in Motion, a national events organization for tech enthusiasts created by Jobspring Partners & Workbridge Associates. The Timmy Awards recognize companies and individuals that strive to…

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Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy Supports Student Entrepreneurs

Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy partnered with several Babson first-year students to support their business, Sniffle Kit, and enterprise formed as part of the required course, Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME).  The Sniffle Kit was a compact kit of cold remedies intended to last the customer the duration of his/her 1-2 week cold. The mission of…

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BabsonARTS/CSC’s Steven Maler To Receive Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence

This year’s recipient of the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence is Steven Maler, Director, Sorenson Center for the Arts and Founding Artistic Director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, which has for 20 years presented free, exhilarating productions of the Bard’s works in Boston, the last 19 on Boston Common. These magical evenings, helmed by Maler and…

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​Tim Ryan ’88 Selected U.S. Chairman of PwC

PwC US has selected Timothy F. Ryan, a 1988 graduate of Babson College, as its new US chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016. Since 2013, Ryan has served as Vice Chairman and US Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader, where he was responsible for the firm’s strategy function and stakeholder relationships including investor relations,…

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Alumnus Business Virool Closes $12M in Series A Funding

Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new round of strategic funding to further accelerate its presence in the global advertising market. The company has raised a Series A round of $12 million in new funding from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The investment builds on…

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Professor Davenport Speaks About Impact of Automation on Human Labor

“Human history has been said to develop along a continuum of evolutionary achievements,” according to the Legal Executive Institute announcement. “From the invention of the cotton gin to the industrial revolution, human beings continuously leverage machines to better perform menial or dangerous tasks in their daily routine.   Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information…

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The Ninth Annual Conscious Capitalism Conference

Raj Sisodia, Babson Professor of Global Business and Co-founder and Co-Chairman of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. is presenting at the ninth annual Conscious Capitalism Conference, April 12 – 14, 2016, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, announced Conscious Capitalism, Inc. CEO Doug Rauch. “We are delighted to welcome Raj at Conscious Capitalism 2016 on the heels…

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Babson Among Top Four Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts

Babson College lands at No. 4 for value in Massachusetts on the second annual Best Value Colleges study produced by SmartAsset.  Top performing schools were ranked based on their performance in scholarships provided, starting salary, tuition, living costs, and retention rate. Babson produces impressive numbers on average: Scholarships and Grants: $31,518 Starting Salary: $60,700 Student…

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Babson Hosts 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environmental Conference On April 1st

The Babson Energy and Environment Club will host its 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environment Conference on Friday, April 1st at Babson College. This year’s theme is Redefining Consumption, with discussions of megatrends such as the sharing economy, the internet of things, and augmented reality. Session topics include impact investing, alternative energies, CSR, and leading…

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