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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Gentle

Entrepreneur April Chen ‘19 Tell me a little bit about your company Gentle? Gentle bridges the gap between empathy and action. We provide a meaningful way for people to connect with each other, and we do this through cards. What is the story behind Gentle? During my sophomore year of college, Babson’s campus was going…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: ignitED

Entrepreneurs Larissa Moreira ‘20 Mara Steiu ‘20 Georgia Gabriela, Stanford ‘20 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company ignitED? ignitED is an educational platform for high school students to connect with and receive mentorship from college students who attend the best colleges in the world. To tell you a bit about us,…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Gaido

Entrepreneurs Collen Leung MBA‘18 Mazen Danaf, MIT PhD Marion Benetiz MBA‘18 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Gaido? Gaido is an online career counselor for university students. We help students understand what types of jobs they like, evaluate their current skills sets, and then identify the skills needed to get that…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: William Palmer Eyewear

Entrepreneur William Tanadi ‘18 Tell me a little bit about yourself and your company William Palmer Eyewear? I just graduated from Babson’s undergrad program. I started William Palmer Eyewear, an eyewear/sunglass startup selling affordable prescription eyewear in Indonesia. We sell high-quality, affordable and trendy eyewear. Running a business is very exciting for me. I’ve been…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Nanny A La Carte

Entrepreneur Salimata Bangoura MBA‘19 Tell me a little bit about your company Nanny A La Carte? Nanny A La Carte is a one-stop-shop concierge service provider in cooking, cleaning, and laundry services for busy professionals and families. We are your extended network and village in helping manage your day to day hustle and the juggle…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: BikeLord

Tell me a little bit about your company BikeLord? BikeLord is an online marketplace, focusing on making the process of buying and selling a bicycle a great experience. What is the story behind BikeLord? One day, I needed a new bike so I went to Craigslist (being that it was pretty much one of the only…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Hope Sews

Entrepreneur Maya Mutalik ‘21 Tell me a little bit about your company Hope Sews? Hope Sews is social venture in the fashion industry. We sell modern clothing made of authentic Ghanaian fabric and prints, as well as donate electric sewing machines to seamstresses in local areas of Ghana. What is the story behind Hope Sews?…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Dondoctor

Entrepreneur Felipe Acosta MBA’18 Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company Dondoctor? My name is Felipe Acosta from Bogota, Colombia. I just graduated from the MBA program and I was one of the finalists in the B.E.T.A. Challenge. Because of B.E.T.A. Challenge, I learned about the Summer Venture Program (SVP). I had…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: Wish Route

Entrepreneur Jess Lynch ’13, MS’13, MBA ‘18 Tell me a little bit about your company Wish Route? The purpose of Wish Route is to get people motivated and moving in the direction they wish they were going.  We are starting with health and wellness topics like I wish I exercised more or I wish I…

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2018 SVP Startup Profile: TastePal

Entrepreneurs Ralph Haddad ‘20 Maria Kahale Tell me a little bit about yourselves and your company TastePal? I (Maria) started TastePal with Ralph about a year ago after creating, growing, and selling one of the largest restaurant databases in Lebanon. Clearly, we must both love food, but we also have other interests. I am a…