Tag: Alumni

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole, a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need, is looking to scale up through a crowdfunding campaign this month. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16 and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone of helping 10,000…

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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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Shannon Sweeny

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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Graduate Center for Career Development

2016 Babson Connect San Francisco

Babson’s west coast campus hosted its 10th bi-annual Babson Connect event on April 7th for another enthusiastic group of more than 85 members of the Babson community, including current alumni, faculty, staff, and current students from Wellesley and San Francisco.  It featured a lively and interactive conversation with Craig Newmark, the founder of Craig’s List…

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Michael Chmura

Alumnus Business Virool Closes $12M in Series A Funding

Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new round of strategic funding to further accelerate its presence in the global advertising market. The company has raised a Series A round of $12 million in new funding from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The investment builds on…

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Greg Gomer’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. We were honored to have Greg Gomer as our first speaker for Founder Fridays. Greg graduated from Babson in 2007 and after spending some time at Fidelity, Greg decided to start his own venture. In 2009, Greg became part of the…

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First Founder Friday at the Blank Center

We meet founders all the time at the Blank Center. Students, alumni, friends of Babson. All of them have a story. Some are funny, some are sad, some should probably never be repeated. Today we are launching a new series called Founder Fridays. Hosted by the Blank Center, Founder Fridays is where you will get…

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