News & Announcements Blog / Author: Michael Chmura

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SaveOhno.org Raises Awareness Of Climate Change Through Gamification

SaveOhno Inc. has established a Kickstarter campaign to promote and fundraise for its climate change web platform, SaveOhno.org, which will launch in early 2015. SaveOhno.org attempts to educate and drive legislative progress on the issue of climate change through gamification and social media. “‘Ohno’ is a character that represents the site visitor’s great granddaughter, and…

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WIN Lab Among Winners of BostInno’s 50 On Fire Awards

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson is among the winners of the BostInno 3rd annual 50 on Fire awards. 50 on Fire honors those driving innovation within the region by recognizing the year’s 50 most luminary, disruptive and newsworthy people and organizations across industries. The Women…

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Ten Babson Undergraduate Students Awarded Ely Trust Scholarships

Ten Babson undergraduate students have been selected to receive $2,500 scholarships – totaling $25,000 – from the Charles C. Ely Trust for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Babson’s Student Financial Services office nominated the students on the basis of academic merit, character, leadership abilities, and financial need. 10 nominees: • Jeffrey Andrews ’16, Northbridge, Mass. • Collin Duffany…

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Robert Leerink Joins Babson Cutler Center Advisory Board

Robert Leerink ’90, senior managing director and co-founder of investment banking firm Leerink Partners, has joined the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance (Cutler Center) Board of Advisors. Leerink has been with Leerink Partners since its inception in 1995. He is a Senior Managing Director of Leerink’s Institutional Sales team. Prior to joining Institutional…

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Babson Consulting Teams Win Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize For Entrepreneurship

Two Babson Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE) teams that worked with non-profits during the 2013-2104 academic year received the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize for Entrepreneurship during the ceremonies held during the 2014 Fall Family and Friends Weekend on the Wellesley campus. One undergraduate student team worked for ImagineNations, a global, non-profit, social enterprise whose…

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ZOOS Greek Iced Teas Among 26 MassChallenge 2014 Finalists

ZOOS Greek Iced Teas is among the 26 MassChallenge 2014 Finalists. ZOOS, founded by Niari Keverian M’12 and Kristina Tsipouras, is a first-to-market, all natural, real brewed, caffeine free, ready-to-drink Greek Iced Tea that is Yia-Yia approved! See live pitches from the top 26 startups and a showcase of all 128 MassChallenge finalists, and over…

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Babson Duo Honored With Inaugural Shelley Kaplan Sustainability Award

Babson College is pleased to announce the first ever recipients of the Shelley Kaplan Sustainability Award – Steve Tolley, for sustainability in practice, and – Vikki Rodgers, for sustainability in research/academics. Kaplan Sustainability Award  The Kaplan Sustainability Award was established in 2013 to honor Shelley Kaplan, who, in his 12 years of service, led the…

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Babson Student Startup: OneGround Direct To Consumer Shoe Company

Babson Graduate Student Eamon Walsh is cofounder of OneGround, a direct to consumer shoe company providing handmade, designer quality footwear, starting at $99. About OneGround We bring beautifully crafted, handmade, designer quality shoes, direct to the consumer. Customers receive a personal and unique experience like they have never felt before. We connect each customer directly…

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Alumni Paul Costello and Linda Pizzuti Henry Among BBJ’s 40 Under 40

The Boston Business Journal (BBJ) 2014 40 Under 40 honorees are “business and civic leaders who already are making a major impact in their respective fields and the civic life of the Boston area. Judges reviewed nominations for more than 350 individuals. Key factors in picking honorees were professional accomplishments and civic engagement.” Paul Costello…

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Babson’s CWEL And Mass Innovation Nights Feature Women Founders

Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership is sponsoring Mass Innovation Nights #67, October 8th, 6-8:30 p.m. at Workbar, 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge. #MIN67 features 10 women-led businesses, including Babson companies: Orora Global (Marissa Goldstein M’15) @OroraGlobal – We are a global social enterprise with a simple mission: to provide access to reliable renewable energy to…