Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

ABC’s “Shark Tank” Hosts Babson Biz DARTDrones

DARTDrones CEO Abby Speicher MBA’15 will appear as a contestant on “Shark Tank” on Friday, February 24, 2017, 9 p.m.,  ABC Television Network.  She started a business at age 17 and reveals in this video why she needed an MBA and how Babson programs, including the WIN Lab, have helped her push her business further.…

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Babson Hosts Wearables Hackathon February 24, 2017

The Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative and the IoT Initiative at Babson College are hosting the Wearables Hackathon on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Students will use wearable technology to experiment with creating new products.…

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Nonpartisan Lessons Learned And Shared: For The Next Generation

For the first time ever, together in one place, join Martha Coakley, Babson President Kerry Healey, Evelyn Murphy, Shannon O’Brien, and Jane Swift for an evening with these five former statewide officeholders and gubernatorial candidates as they discuss the lessons learned from their experiences in public life & politics. These Republican and Democratic women will…

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Babson College Names Craig Dubitsky Entrepreneur In Residence at the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

Hello® Products founder Craig Dubitsky joins Babson College as Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. “Craig is the kind of entrepreneur we are most inspired by – action oriented, socially minded while also profit minded, deeply focused on customers and very successful. We are so excited to have his knowledge…

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Babson Honors Coach Judy Blinstrub For Her 600th Career Win

Women’s basketball coach Judy Blinstrub was honored Wednesday, February 15, 2017, for her legacy of campus leadership that culminated in her 600th career victory last week. Coach Blinstrub is just the seventh active NCAA Division III coach and 14th all-time in the division to reach 600 wins. She achieved this milestone when the Beavers defeated Emerson…

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FLAME University Joins With Babson To Build And Grow Entrepreneurship Education

FLAME University, the pioneer of interdisciplinary education in India, has joined with the Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education to build and grow a commitment in providing world-class entrepreneurship education. FLAME, with its aspiration to create people who are leaders and job creators, has been accepted as a member of the Babson Collaborative, an initiative by…

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Babson Vice Provost Brush Named USASBE Longenecker Fellow

Babson Vice Provost for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush has been named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  A USASBE Justin G. Longenecker Fellow is the highest recognition that the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) gives to individuals who have made an…

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Vice Provost Brush Among Keynotes At Euro-American Conference Of Women Leaders

The “Women Entrepreneurs, As Development And Wealth Generators” Conference features Babson Vice Provost – Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Candy Brush delivering the Closing Keynote on Women Entrepreneurs. This 3rd Euro-American Conference Of Women Leaders takes place February 2nd, 2017 in Costa Rica and features an opening session with Dr. Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica. The…

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Babson Contributes To A Vibrant Downtown Boston Environment

Babson’s new Babson Boston High Street campus is among the factors contributing to the vibrancy of Downtown Boston, according to Babson Chief Administrative Officer Katherine Craven. She was among the speakers at the recent Bisnow Future of Downtown Boston event at the Boston Harbor Hotel. According to Bisnow, Craven said that “…Babson College’s expansion to…

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Babson College Undergraduate Among 17 Future Founders Fellows

Christopher de Leon ‘16, CEO and founder of HubCharge, is among the 17 entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the Future Founders 2017 Fellowship.  HubCharge transforms your venue into a smart hub by enabling you to engage with customers, track valuable data, and create amazing experiences all through our smart charging hardware.  HubCharge…

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