Tag: Entrepreneur

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…

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Founder Fridays with Founders from Babson’s Hatchery

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, April 8 at 11am with some of Babson’s hatchery businesses! Here are the founders that will be sharing their stories: Brendan Barbato ’17: Shelfie Shelfie is an interactive, social platform where charities can create value, enhance their image, and strengthen customer intimacy by directly marketing…

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Apparao Karri’s Story

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On March 25, Apparao Karri M’12 shared his entrepreneurial experience for Founder Friday at the Blank Center. He graduated from Babson Graduate School in 2012 and started his company Cintell, an enterprise technology startup that helps businesses engage with their customers…

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Founder Friday with Dan Fireman

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, April 1 at 11am with Dan Fireman M’00 of Fireman Capital! Dan founded Fireman Capital Partners in 2008 and currently focuses on all aspects of the Fund’s investment strategy, execution and portfolio company management. Over the last eight years, Dan has been responsible for raising…

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Jon Carson’s Story

On March 4, the Blank Center hosted Jon Carson ’79 for Founder Friday. Jon is a serial entrepreneur: one of his most well-known ventures being BiddingForGood (BFG) which created an entirely new category of shopping, charitable commerce. Bidding for Good was acquired by FrontStream in July 2015. Jon is currently on his fifth venture, and through…

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Brianna DiPietro

Two Babson Graduate Businesses Named Finalists in SXSW MBA Pitch Competition

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, and Kazunori Kawanobe M’16, Abhinav Sureka M’16, and Mayuresh Soni M’16 of Load&Road LLC. – the maker of Teplo, participated in the 2016 SXSW MBA Pitch Competition at SXSW Interactive—landing top spots as 2nd and 4th place finalists. The cohorts competed against fifteen other MBA entrepreneur teams…

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Founder Friday with Apparao Karri

The Blank Center’s Founder Friday series is continuing on Friday, March 25 at 11am with Apparao Karri M’12! Apparao is CEO and Co-Founder of Cintell, an enterprise technology company focused on helping businesses become customer-centric. Apparao is focused on bringing to market the next generation business systems that are smarter and intelligent. At Cintell, Apparao…

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Peter Biro’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On February 26, the Blank Center invited Peter Biro, entrepreneur in residence of Babson, for Founder Friday. Peter is a serial entrepreneur and franchise owner of Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Naked Pizza. Peter co-founded the business which currently operates…

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