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Babson College MBA Business Among Best Student Startups at Massachusetts’ Largest Collegiate Pitch-Off

Student teams gathered last night at Hatch Fenway to present their entrepreneurial dreams to a standing-room-only crowd of business leaders, influential media and seasoned investors at the Next Generation of Ideas, featuring the fourth annual MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) of Cambridge’s Beantown Throwdown. When the dust had finally settled, second place went to Babson College’s…

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Boston Mayor Walsh Celebrates Babson’s Global Entrepreneur Program

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh had high praise for Babson College’s new Global Entrepreneur in Residence program during remarks on September 27th before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Forum at the Weston Copley Place Hotel. “Boston’s economy is thriving because we have become a hub in the global network of ideas, of…

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BBJ Honors Babson College Alumni

The Boston Business Journal has named four Babson College graduates among its annual 40 Under 40 recognition list: Kate Drew Jaspon ’98, Ian So ’08, Andrew Musto ’06 and Ethan Carlson M’12.  In addition, BBJ honored Nicole Ledoux, co-founder of 88 Acres with Rob Dalton MBA’14. “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are…

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U.S. Pavement Services COO Among BBJ 40 Under 40

Andrew Musto ’06, COO of U.S. Pavement Services, Inc. has been named among Boston’s top 40 Under 40 executives by the Boston Business Journal. It’s been a banner year for the 32 year old Musto whose innovative leadership style has resulted in the company being named the #1 contractor in the nation for 2016 by…

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DropZone For Veterans Among Participants In Beantown Throwdown

DropZone For Veterans founder Courtney Wilson MBA’17 will be among the student entrepreneurs from 12 of Massachusetts’ top public and private colleges and universities that will go head-to-head on Wednesday, September 28th at Hatch Fenway for the fourth annual Beantown Throwdown pitch competition. DropZone is a mobile app that connects veterans with non-government resources, programs and benefits, all…

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eTower Hosts Young Entrepreneurs Conference

The Young Entrepreneurs Conference, an eTower event geared towards connecting and developing the next generation of entrepreneurs, will take place September 16, 2016 in Olin Hall. Schedule  Keynote: “An Entrepreneur’s Education” Anant Agarwal – CEO of edX Panel:  Student Entrepreneurs Chris Jacobs ’10 (Moderator) – Founder of Honest Discounts Mac Anabtawi ’18 – Founder of…

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RWJF Honors InnerCity Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting, founded by Jon Feinman MBA’10, is among the three 2016 winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Sports Award. The winners will receive a $7,500 cash award and will be honored at a September 28, 2016 ceremony at the RWJF headquarters in Princeton, N.J. The three recipients have been awarded this honor…

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Adjoint Inc. Selected for EY Startup Blockchain Challenge

Adjoint Inc. is one of 6 companies selected for the London-based Ernst & Young Startup Blockchain Challenge. During the six week programme, which begins on 12 September, the startups will move into an innovation hub in the office space of a technology accelerator in Canary Wharf, London. They will have access to a selection of…

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MBA Writes Business Guide For Farmers

Author Julia Shanks MBA’06 distills years of teaching and business consulting with farmers into this comprehensive, accessible guide, The Farmer’s Office. She covers all aspects of launching, running and growing a successful farm business through effective bookkeeping and business management, providing tools to make managerial decisions, apply for a loan or other financing, and offering…

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Ian So ’08 Among Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40

Ian So ’08, co-founder of The Chicken & Rice Guys, is among the new Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees. According to BBJ: “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are all young and extremely talented professionals. As a group, they represent a wide variety of business industries in the for-profit, nonprofit…