Tag: Alumni Businesses

Brianna Radicioni

KYBOE! and Alumnus Marc Bell ’89 Launch Babson College Edition Watch—10 Percent of Sales to Be Donated to Babson

KYBOE! has launched a first-of-its-kind Babson college edition watch. It was inspired by Babson College alumnus, President’s Advisory Council member, and entrepreneur Marc Bell ’89 who, after falling in love with KYBOE!, its products, and founders, jumped on the opportunity to help the Netherland-based company launch in North America in 2015. 

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Business True Fit Raises $25M

True Fit, footwear and apparel’s discovery platform, announced a $25 million Series B financing from Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and Intel Capital. The new funding brings total investment in True Fit to $40 million and it will be used to serve rising demand and growth, as well as to drive continued innovation for retailers…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole is a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16, a long distance runner that saw an issue with how many shoes he was discarding, and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

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Babson Alumni Business wins Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Babson Alumni, Mihael Mikek MBA’06, CEO at Celtra Inc, won the Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the High Tech category, honoring immigrant entrepreneurs in Massachusetts. The award, presented by The Immigrant Learning Center, honors outstanding Massachusetts immigrant entrepreneurs in four categories: business growth, neighborhood business, high-tech and life science. Babson Alum, Edison Almeida…

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Babson Undergraduate Business Wins Collegiate Next Great Consumer Brands Competition

Babson undergraduates Hanson Grant ’16 and Ken Zhang ‘16 were recognized once again for their innovative business, Think Board, by the Terry College of Business for the Next Great Consumer Brands Award. Think Board was awarded a $25,000 cash prize and an invitation to present their business at the Next Great Consumer Brands Conference at…

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Babson Business, Melanites, Getting Noticed

Babson graduate student Jennifer Pierre M’ 16 is looking to make a difference in the toy industry.  She is doing just that with her business, Melanites.  She isn’t only making an impact at Babson, but also in the local media. Melanites Melanites is a toy company expanding representation in the toy aisles with the first…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson Alumna Emily Lagasse M’15 Featured in PBS Television series – START UP

Emily Lagasse M’15, Founder of Fedwell, is being showcased in START UP – a PBS television series showcasing real stories of entrepreneurs across the country. “Energetic, inspirational, and educational, START UP is a fast paced new series sure to capture the imagination and hearts of the nearly 50% of Americans who dream of starting their…

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