Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Boston Mayor Walsh Celebrates Babson’s Global Entrepreneur Program

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh had high praise for Babson College’s new Global Entrepreneur in Residence program during remarks on September 27th before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Forum at the Weston Copley Place Hotel. “Boston’s economy is thriving because we have become a hub in the global network of ideas, of…

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Babson Hosts HUBweek Forum For Global Health Innovation

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®: A Catalyst for Change in Global Health is an entrepreneurial innovator showcase taking place Thursday, September 29 during HUBweek that highlights challenges, barriers, and solutions to accessing and providing safe, equitable healthcare delivery in low and middle income countries. The 8 a.m. event at the Babson Boston 100 High Street Campus…

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BBJ Honors Babson College Alumni

The Boston Business Journal has named four Babson College graduates among its annual 40 Under 40 recognition list: Kate Drew Jaspon ’98, Ian So ’08, Andrew Musto ’06 and Ethan Carlson M’12.  In addition, BBJ honored Nicole Ledoux, co-founder of 88 Acres with Rob Dalton MBA’14. “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are…

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U.S. Pavement Services COO Among BBJ 40 Under 40

Andrew Musto ’06, COO of U.S. Pavement Services, Inc. has been named among Boston’s top 40 Under 40 executives by the Boston Business Journal. It’s been a banner year for the 32 year old Musto whose innovative leadership style has resulted in the company being named the #1 contractor in the nation for 2016 by…

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DropZone For Veterans Among Participants In Beantown Throwdown

DropZone For Veterans founder Courtney Wilson MBA’17 will be among the student entrepreneurs from 12 of Massachusetts’ top public and private colleges and universities that will go head-to-head on Wednesday, September 28th at Hatch Fenway for the fourth annual Beantown Throwdown pitch competition. DropZone is a mobile app that connects veterans with non-government resources, programs and benefits, all…

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Babson College Professor Gaurab Bhardwaj Among 2016 Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award Winners

This year’s distinguished Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award winners are innovative business professors teaching about the most pressing “grand challenges” faced by our society and environment today – such as climate change, inequality, global health, financial inclusion, human rights, resource scarcity, economic development and more. The honorees, announced today by the Aspen Institute Business and Society…

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Professor Zacharakis Receives AOM Entrepreneurship Division Mentor Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Mentor Award to Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Zach Zacharakis. The Mentor Award recognizes extraordinary contributions in the area of mentoring.  It is one of two career service awards that recognize long-term contributions made towards the mission of the Division. The award is given to an individual who…

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Vice Provost Brush Receives Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award to Babson Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush. The award is meant to recognize a small number of individuals and organizations each year who have made extraordinary, long-term contributions that advance the mission and interests of the Division. Awards are…

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eTower Hosts Young Entrepreneurs Conference

The Young Entrepreneurs Conference, an eTower event geared towards connecting and developing the next generation of entrepreneurs, will take place September 16, 2016 in Olin Hall. Schedule  Keynote: “An Entrepreneur’s Education” Anant Agarwal – CEO of edX Panel:  Student Entrepreneurs Chris Jacobs ’10 (Moderator) – Founder of Honest Discounts Mac Anabtawi ’18 – Founder of…

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RWJF Honors InnerCity Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting, founded by Jon Feinman MBA’10, is among the three 2016 winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Sports Award. The winners will receive a $7,500 cash award and will be honored at a September 28, 2016 ceremony at the RWJF headquarters in Princeton, N.J. The three recipients have been awarded this honor…

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