Tag: Startups

Antonette Ho

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Yasu Yamakawa

Passionate. Curious. Focused. Resilient. Those are the four words that Professor Yasu Yamakawa uses to describe himself. Having the pleasure of assisting him with the course Made in Japan: Culture and Opportunities the past two years, these four words do ring true. Seeing him in action on and off Babson’s Wellesley campus, Professor Yamakawa has helped…

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Antonette Ho

Are You Up For the B.E.T.A. Challenge?

Babson is the first academic institution to have a business plan competition. We were also the first to get rid of it. With the growing trend that action is what helps entrepreneurs get ahead, the Blank Center reshaped Babson’s business competition to what is now the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge. Now in its…

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Brianna Radicioni

TORq: A Real-Time Surgical Scheduling Solution

During her time as a surgical device representative, Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 spent the majority of her time driving to a surgery that she would later find out had been rescheduled, or waiting at a hospital for hours because they were behind schedule. The solution? Torq Interface—a HIPAA-compliant, automated platform which exports real-time,…

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Shannon Sweeny

ZAVR, Accessories for the Modern Gentleman

Babson undergraduate students Harshit Garg ‘19, Pranay Kothari ‘19, and Hari Mahesh ’19 are redefining the modern gentlemen by launching the men’s accessories brand, ZAVR Men.  ZAVR Men is a men’s accessories brand that offers modern accessories that strike a balance with both luxury and affordable. They are classy men’s accessories that complement a well-dressed…

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Jenene Romanucci

Babson Graduate Admissions – On The Road!

Though the traditional Recruitment Fair season is winding down, Babson is continuing to hit the road and engage with incredibly talented candidates across the globe. With upcoming domestic stops in Texas, Washington, DC and Georgia, Associate Dean & Professor in Finance, Mark Potter, and Assistant Dean for Recruiting & Associate Professor in Accounting, Bob Turner,…

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Michael Chmura

Babson MSEL Graduate Launches Prepare 4 VC To Support Startups Seeking Funding

Jason Kraus MSEL’15 has launched Prepare 4 VC, a startup designed to support startups to help create better pitches to investors. “I have put my Babson entrepreneurial spirit to work helping other startups research, define, analyze and present all of the information they need for their fundraising rounds,” he said. “I have worked with various…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Miami to Host First Demo Night on October 27

Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Miami is set to host its first-ever Demo Night on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Building on Babson’s leadership in advancing women-led entrepreneurship, the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson launched the WIN Lab in Boston in October 2013 as a first-of-its-kind program designed to help women entrepreneurs launch successful…

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Michael Chmura

Dronegenuity Launches Aerial Photography & Mapping Services

Dronegenuity LLC will begin offering low-cost aerial photography, mapping, and data services in Massachusetts this month. The announcement follows the Federal Aviation Administration’s recently revised Part 107 regulations governing the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the national airspace. The FAA replaced highly restrictive regulations with a less onerous set of rules, paving the way…

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