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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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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 –…

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Featured Alumni Business – WineKick: The Wine Sidekick

Dano Qualls, M’ 14, is the cofounder of WineKick: The Wine Sidekick. As an entrepreneur, he loves building and running his business. For Dano, the best part is imagining something beautiful and useful, then facing the creative challenge of bringing it into existence. He reveals the inspiration behind his business, the biggest surprise so far, as well…

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Will the Real Sustainability Leader Please Stand Up?

S. Sinan Erzurumlu, Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management A new generation of entrepreneurs, leaders, and thinkers can shift the management paradigm from traditional business to sustainable business. When I speak with various managers and entrepreneurs (in mining, high tech, clean tech, energy, manufacturing, services), they proudly (and rightfully) mention their sustainability efforts. While…

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Featured Alumni Business: Follain

Name of Business: Follain (Gaelic for ‘healthy, wholesome, and sound’) Mission/ Description: Follain is a healthy skin care retail store making the world a more beautiful place by: (i) selling the highest quality products that are free of harmful chemicals; (ii) removing packaging waste from the fastest-moving products; and (iii) promoting and selling locally manufactured,…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part V)

Josh Harwell M’12 partook in the 2012 Summer Venture Program by working on his venture, CAMFormulas. CAMFormulas is an online retailer of high-quality and pharmaceutical grade health, beauty, and nutritional products. Harwell and three interns spent most of the summer focusing on developing marketing initiatives and updating CAMFormula’s e-commerce platform. In addition to the interns,…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part III)

Seth Burstein M’11 participated in the Summer Venture Program in 2010 and 2011 with two different ventures, Trade Show Internet and Golden Health Guide. Burstein started Trade Show Internet prior to attending Babson and established Golden Health Guide with his co-founder, Laura Goodman Mitchell M’11, during his first year of the MBA program. Today Trade…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part II)

In 2012, David Blutenthal M’13 and one other teammate participated in the Babson Summer Venture Program (SVP) to develop a music application, Expressionality. They spent their summer building the initial application, and today view the SVP as a tremendously positive experience. According to Blutenthal, the Summer Venture Program was an opportunity for him to quickly…

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Featured Student Business: 88 Acres

Name of Business: 88 Acres Mission/ Description: We aim to increase the quality of life for the millions of people directly and indirectly affected by food allergies by providing healthy and delicious snack foods, free of the top eight food allergens and crafted with simple and sustainably sourced ingredients, designed for all to enjoy. Name…

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Featured Alumni Business: House Bear Brewing

Name of Business: House Bear Brewing Mission/ Description: House Bear Brewing makes mead, an alcoholic beverage crafted from fermented honey, using quality honey from responsible apiaries and fresh ingredients. We source “fresh, local, responsible” whenever possible because it’s good for the bees, the environment, our partners and our recipes. Name and Email: Beth Borges M’10;…