News & Announcements

Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

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Babson College PR

Community Message: 2014 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

This is a copy of a message President Kerry Healey emailed to the on-campus community on March 27, 2014. Dear Babson Community Members: I’m pleased to announce the outstanding Honorary Degree Candidates and speakers who will join us on campus to celebrate our 2014 undergraduate and graduate Commencement exercises: Tory Burch, CEO and designer of…

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Babson College PR

Featured Alumni Business: Moodsnap

What’s your name, and the name of your business? I’m David Blutenthal, Founder and CEO of Expressionality Inc. We provide value B2C in the form of “personalized social” music experiences for music consumers, and B2B through emotive targeting opportunities and delivering behavioral music intelligence to brands and advertisers. The company’s flagship product is Moodsnap –…

Undergraduate

Caroline Hayes

The #SanFranTechTrek

    This post was written by Dominic Esposito ’15 Imagine going to San Franscisco, meeting with 5 of the most talked about tech companies, engaging with over 10 Babson alums, and doing it all in just 2 days. This dream became a reality for me and 9 other Babson students over winter break as we took the…

Undergraduate

Guest Employers UG Center for Career Development

Sun Life Financial: Thoughts from an Alumni!

This post was written by Max Winthrop, Babson Class of 2011 Alumni: I graduated Babson in 2011 with a concentration in Finance and Economics. With an entrepreneurial mindset, I knew that I someday wanted to start my own business.  I also knew that I wanted to build experience in the insurance and investment industry while…

Undergraduate

Hannah Moriggi

Winter Stroll Anyone?

Two frequent questions often asked by prospective students visiting Babson are: 1) Do alumni create successful businesses? 2) Is Babson well connected to Boston? Well, here is a perfect example of why the answer is YES to both of these questions.. On December 18th, Babson will allow the Greater Boston community to participate in the…

Graduate

Babson Alumni Spotlight: Mike Angelov ’05

We recently caught up with Babson Alumnus Mike Angelov ’05 to discuss his new entrepreneurial venture, Grill-Easy™. The Product Grill Easy™ was brought to life from a simple shared idea that the charcoal grilling industry was stuck in the last century and it was time to infuse it with innovation and develop products based on…

Living Entrepreneurship

Han Tran

Meet the Founder: Mike Salguero, CEO of CustomMade

Michael Salguero is a Babson M’09 alum and CEO of CustomMade, an online marketplace that connects buyers who want to purchase custom furniture and jewelry goods to the professional makers of those goods. Since its acquisition in 2009, CustomMade has grown into a community of more than 12,000 Makers. The company has recently received $18M…

Undergraduate

Caroline Hayes

A Visit to Wall Street

This post was written by Chris Harrington ’15 The NYC Finance Trip is definitely something to add to your ‘to-do’ list while at Babson College if you have an interest in Finance. Early Friday morning, we departed the Hilton hotel in NYC with a ‘must-see’ destination to start the morning: The New York Stock Exchange. I thought…

Living Entrepreneurship

Meet The Founder: Jason Jacobs

Post from Dakota McKenzie ’14 & Guy Horgan ’14: Earlier this month, Founder and CEO of the ultra-popular company RunKeeper joined Dakota McKenzie and Guy Horgan for the inaugural event of “Meet The Founder.” During his one-hour talk, he discussed everything from the fear of starting a company, to the future of exercise paired with…