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Michael Chmura

Jennifer Pierre MS’16 Appears On The Harry Show

Melanites™ founder Jennifer Pierre MS’16 was among the guests on the Harry Show with Harry Connick Jr. as part of the Leading Lady segment to discuss Melanites and the mission to celebrate Brown Boyhood. According to Melanites, “…learn more about why disrupting the blue aisle and providing diverse and representative toy options is so important….There…

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Alumni Business Quick Key Named To TiE Boston ScaleUp

Babson alumni business Quick Key has been named to Cohort 4 (Oct 2017 – Apr 2018) of TiE Boston’s award winning  ScaleUp accelerator specifically geared to help growth stage companies overcome common obstacles and barriers to scale. Based in the Boston/Cambridge area, the ScaleUp Team “supports Massachusetts-based startups that are now in need of the next…

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Olin/Babson Team Earns Second Place Award at National Ford C3 Competition

At the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) celebrating its 10-year anniversary the Olin College and Babson College team earned a second place award and $20,000 for a hands-on, project-based exploration of arts, technology, and entrepreneurship, accessible to rural youth in Coahoma County, Mississippi. The Coahoma Mobile Education project will support mentors working with youth in the community to build…

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USASBE Hosts First Ever “Local” At UNC Chapel Hill

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship is working with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to offer a free event for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors, USASBE Local. The event will be held on November 2 at the Kenan-Flagler Business School in the Entrepreneurship Center. Heidi Neck, President of USASBE and the…

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2017 Diana International Conference Celebrates Research Agenda In Women’s Entrepreneurship

The 2017 Diana International Conference took place October 1-3, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Papers accepted for the 2017 conference built on this year’s conference theme: Programs, Policies & Practices Around High-Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship. Those topics were explored by researchers from around the world using a variety of gender…

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Babson MBA Biz – Gleeout – Recess For Adults

Naveed Ghalib MBA’16 has opened a new fitness facility in Woburn, MA – Gleeout – which, he says, provides “recess for adults.” “Adults can come in and play games like tag, bubble soccer, relay races and PE type games all for the purposes of working out. We call it ‘the most fun workouts’,” Ghalib says.…

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Manizales Más Scholars Receive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Award

Professors Viviana Molina Osorio from Universidad Autónoma de Manizales and Maria Paulina Vásquez Varela from Universidad de Manizales have received a Certificate of Special Merit of the 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards presented during the 12th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Paris last month. Their award winning case history – “Ruta…

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Goldman Alum Biz Tremendous Maid Among Inner CIty 100

Boston-based Tremendous Maid, led by CEO Victoria Amador,  is among the 100 (#45) fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). Amador is a participant in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program, (Babson Wellesley cohort) designed to unlock the growth and job-creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. by providing greater…

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Alumni Business Unruly Studios Launches Unruly Splats

Unruly Studios is a Boston-based edtech start-up that creates interactive games to empower kids with critical STEM skills while encouraging physical play and social engagement. According to Founder Bryanne Leeming, its products get kids moving around and engaging with the whole room for their first ever experience of Active STEM Play. Its new product, Unruly…

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