Author: Shannon Sweeny

Shannon Sweeny

Parzenn Partners: Consulting for Small Businesses

Akhil Suresh Nair MBA’18 and Dhvanish “Danny” Shah MBA’18 are the co-founders of Parzenn Partners, a professional advisory and management consulting firm for small- and medium-size businesses. Parzenn Partners was created with the goal of providing high-quality professional services such as business process redesign, market and competitive research, lean management, and data analytics to small-…

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Modifi: Efficiency at Your Fingertips

Ashish Shah MBA’09 and Jim Poss MBA’03, a serial entrepreneur best known for his business BigBelly Solar, are the co-founders of Modifi. Modifi is a People-Based “Internet of Things” company that taps into the sensors on smartphones, combining sensor data with work-flow management tools. This technology is changing construction sites, supply chains, and many more…

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Arist: A Dose of Education in Your Morning Routine

Arist is the world’s first platform to offer college courses via text messaging. Arist’s first course is in entrepreneurship and with this technology, this course is accessible to anyone who has a cell phone. The co-founders are Babson student Michael Ioffe ’21, founder of TILE, the world’s largest conversations series, and UCLA student Riley Wilson,…

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thehidden: Rebellious Self-Expression

Wes Woodson ’20 is the CEO and Founder of thehidden. Woodson was raised in an affluent, predominantly white, Boston suburb. “While growing up, my parents had me dress in a particular way: preppy, tailored, and clean,” said Woodson. He didn’t feel like he was able to properly express himself through his own fashion choices, and…

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The Contribune: Inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and pursuing dreams

David Miller ’16, along with his partner Julian Wallace, are the co-founders of The Contribune, a news site where inspiring people share their stories about pursing their passions and dreams and overcoming adversity. People profiled in The Contribune write their own stories, with a bit of help from Miller and his editors. Babson alumni featured:…

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Veroloop: Bringing Digital Connections to Real Life

The world is becoming more and more digital; from social interactions to business meetings we are missing the benefit of true human interaction. Veroloop is setting out to change that. Veroloop is a geosocial networking application that lets you discover and connect with people that are in your same location. The Veroloop team is made…

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Raised Right: Putting Animals First

Braeden Ruud MS ’16, along with his family, founded Raised Right, a company that makes stage-of-life specific meals for dogs and cats with human-grade ingredients and safety standards. Raised Right’s subscription service will deliver the perfect amount of pet food to your door with environmentally friendly materials. Ruud’s background in ranching and farming, along with…

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Babson College Marketing Recognized by CASE for Excellence in Earned Media and Publicity Campaign: Babson College Announces Expansion to Miami

Babson College Marketing has received 2018 CASE District I Excellence Awards silver medal for the earned media and publicity campaign: Babson College Announces Expansion to Miami. This July 2017, Massachusetts-based Babson College announced an expansion of its graduate programs to Miami, Florida. To help propel news of the expansion, Babson College Marketing and Public Relations…

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Rhombus: Making Influencer Marketing Accessible

Abe Storey ’20 is the founder of Rhombus, a software product that helps brands display ads around embedded social content. Rhombus lets brands tap into influencers at the cost and scale of programmatic ads. Another Babson undergraduate student, Sam Doliner ’18 is the head of brand partnerships for Rhombus. About Rhombus Rhombus works with publishers to…

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Fast Forward: Helping Students Accelerate Their Careers

Pichon Duplan ’10 is the co-founder of Fast Forward, a social impact organization to help students accelerate their careers. Duplan and his co-founder Tucker Matheson founded the organization in November 2016, while they were working as management consultants at a global professional services firm. The Idea “The idea for Fast Forward originally came from our…

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