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Babson Biz indico Receives Best Tech Startup Award

Babson startup indico, cofounded by COO Diana Yuan Class of ’15, received the Best Tech Startup Award during the 2016 Timmy Awards competition. The Timmy Awards are an annual awards series hosted by Tech in Motion, a national events organization for tech enthusiasts created by Jobspring Partners & Workbridge Associates. The Timmy Awards recognize companies and individuals that strive to…

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Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy Supports Student Entrepreneurs

Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy partnered with several Babson first-year students to support their business, Sniffle Kit, and enterprise formed as part of the required course, Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME).  The Sniffle Kit was a compact kit of cold remedies intended to last the customer the duration of his/her 1-2 week cold. The mission of…

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​Tim Ryan ’88 Selected U.S. Chairman of PwC

PwC US has selected Timothy F. Ryan, a 1988 graduate of Babson College, as its new US chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016. Since 2013, Ryan has served as Vice Chairman and US Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader, where he was responsible for the firm’s strategy function and stakeholder relationships including investor relations,…

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Alumnus Business Virool Closes $12M in Series A Funding

Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new round of strategic funding to further accelerate its presence in the global advertising market. The company has raised a Series A round of $12 million in new funding from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The investment builds on…

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Babson Among Top Four Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts

Babson College lands at No. 4 for value in Massachusetts on the second annual Best Value Colleges study produced by SmartAsset.  Top performing schools were ranked based on their performance in scholarships provided, starting salary, tuition, living costs, and retention rate. Babson produces impressive numbers on average: Scholarships and Grants: $31,518 Starting Salary: $60,700 Student…

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Babson Hosts 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environmental Conference On April 1st

The Babson Energy and Environment Club will host its 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environment Conference on Friday, April 1st at Babson College. This year’s theme is Redefining Consumption, with discussions of megatrends such as the sharing economy, the internet of things, and augmented reality. Session topics include impact investing, alternative energies, CSR, and leading…

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Thompson Visiting Poet Series Presents Linda Gregerson

The Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series presents award-winning poet Linda Gregerson on Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m. at the Sorenson Center for the Arts.  The evening will feature reading, followed by book signing. Admission is free, and the public is welcome. Gregerson is the author of seven collections of poetry, including New and Selected Poems (2015); The…

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CWEL’s Duffy At SXSW.edu: Teaching Women Entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneurship education is not ‘one size fits all,’” said Susan Duffy, executive director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson, at this year’s SXSW.edu in Austin. Duffy’s session shared practical tips on creating “alternative spaces” that support the entrepreneurial development of women. She used as example, Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, which…

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Babson To Host 400 NFTE High School Student Entrepreneurs

More than 400 student entrepreneurs from NFTE New England classes will gather at Babson on March 16, 2016 to learn and network with hundreds of businesses and entrepreneurs at the 10th Annual NFTE New England Youth Entrepreneurship Conference, Webster Athletic Center, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. NFTE New England’s Youth Entrepreneurship Conference engages more than…