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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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Announcement Regarding Dennis Hanno

This is a copy of a message emailed to the on-campus community this morning from President Kerry Healey. Dear Babson Community, As you may have heard, Dennis Hanno will be stepping down from his current role as Provost, effective June 30, to become the new president of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. During his years…

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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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Featured Alumni Business: MandaSeguro.com

What is your name, and the name of your business? I am Matias Sevi ’12, the founder of MandaSeguro.com What’s the mission or description of your business? Our slogan is “Innovating the way to help your loved ones.” MandaSeguro.com is a website that allows Hispanics that currently live in the US to help their family…

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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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Featured Alumni Business: ZenDeals

    Name of Business: ZenDeals.com Mission/ Description: ZenDeals’ mission is to make it easier for shoppers to save money online with coupon codes that actually work. Today, three out of four coupon codes you find online are expired or not valid. ZenDeals takes the frustration out of saving online by algorithmically testing coupons twice…

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Featured Student Business: Started Tomorrow

Name of Business: Started Tomorrow Mission/Description: Discover the growing era of entrepreneurship with Started Tomorrow — a blog that brings you the most inspirational stories behind the best young entrepreneurs from all over the world. Our stories will inspire you, encourage you to enact change, help you grow and make this world a better place…

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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 IV)

Chris Jacobs ’10 participated in the 2010 Summer Venture Program and spent the summer growing his venture, Honest Discounts. Honest Discounts provides Americans with a completely free discount prescription card program which saves them 10%–75% on all generic and brand name prescription medications not covered by their health insurance. The card program has no age,…

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