Tag: Startups

Brianna DiPietro

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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Brianna DiPietro

Babson Graduate Student Business: DropZone – Veteran Resources Vetted by Vets

To honor those who serve this Veterans Day, and to thank one of our very own Babson graduate student veterans for her service, we caught up with Courtney Wilson M’17 about her newly-launched startup – DropZone: Veteran Resources Vetted by Vets. What is DropZone? Courtney: DropZone is a mobile app that connects veterans with non-government…

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Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Alumni Club Monthly Spotlight: Cafe X

The San Francisco Alumni Club’s spotlight on Babson businesses continues. Check back and read about more Babson startups! The following post is from Christa Ferguson M’15. http://cafexapp.com/ The TechCrunch Disrupt conference brought Henry Hu and Jack Sun to San Francisco for partner meetings in addition to a little downtime to meet our roving entrepreneurial reporter…

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Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Business Save Ohno Honored By Climate CoLab

Undergraduate student business Save Ohno has received the Judges’ Choice award during finals of the Climate CoLab contest. Climate CoLab opened 15 contests in March 2015 on key challenges the world is facing as we confront climate change. Nearly 400 proposals were submitted and evaluated by the judges, who then selected 109 semi-finalists. The authors had a chance to…

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Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Startup PICCPerfect Wins Beantown Throwdown

PICCPerfect, an undergraduate startup that produces safe, sanitary & stylish PICC line covers, took top honors in the 3rd annual Beantown Throwdown competition on October 9th. Winners were determined by audience vote using play money to “invest” in the most exceptional ideas. More than 200 executives from public and private companies, angel and venture investors,…

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Startup Tips from the Summer Venture Program

We’ve been busy gearing up for the start of the school semester and a new year for the Butler Venture Accelerator. The Butler Venture Accelerator provides resources including an entrepreneurial community, incubator work space, mentors, workshops, peer reviews and more. The program is open to Babson students and alumni, Olin Engineering and Wellesley College during…

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