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Michael Chmura

Play Lighted Flag Football At Babson

AfterDark Technologies, founded by CEO Dan Wilson M’13, is “revolutionizing team sports by enabling your team to play anywhere, anytime. With our products, your playing time is no longer limited by daylight or finding a lighted field at night. Play flag football through the night with fiber optic jerseys lighting the players, LED cones defining…

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InnerCity Weightlifting Honored With Ad Club’s Rosoff Award

InnerCity Weightlifting, established by Jon Feinman M’10, has received the Ad Club’s Rosoff Award for Non-Profit Initiative. According to the Ad Club, “Established by Babson College MBA graduate Jon Feinman, InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW) works with young people at the highest-risk for violence, aiming to reduce youth violence by getting students off the streets and into…

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Babson Alumni Featured On “From Founder To CEO” Podcasts

Several alumni entrepreneurs were interviewed for the “From Founder To CEO” podcasts of Todd Uterstaedt during its Babson College Week. Daquan Oliver “Daquan earned his Bachelor of Science from Babson and leads Jossle, a company that connects college students with brands. This young Co-founder & CEO continues to expand his company’s reach to over 25 cities.…

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CWEL and City of Boston’s Women On Main Initiative Named Finalist in Ad Club’s Prestigious Rosoff Award Competition

The Ad Club has selected among the finalists for the prestigious Rosoff Awards the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College and the City of Boston’s Women on Main initiative for their partnership to better serve and connect women business owners throughout the Boston-area entrepreneurial ecosystem. The 19th annual awards will be presented during…

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Recent Graduates Enjoy Career Success

As we anticipate the upcoming Commencement ceremonies for Babson’s Class of 2015, we are excited to announce that the members of the Class of 2014 are enjoying success in their careers, according to the results of Babson’s Class of 2014 Career Outcomes. 99% of students are employed, continuing their education, or going into the military within…

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Babson Alumni Biz: Stork – Better-Fitting Men’s Undershirts

What is your name and the name of your business? Greg Schwartz – Babson 2012 Stork What’s the mission or description of your business? Stork undershirts were designed to fix three fundamental flaws in the conventional undershirt: boxy fit, sleeves that bunch, short length. To solve these problems, our shirts taper down from the shoulders…

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ThinkLite Named Top 30 Under 30 Business By Inc Readers

ThinkLite, cofounded by Dinesh Wadhwani ‘12, is Inc’s 2015 top 30 Under 30 business. The company supplies businesses with LED bulbs compatible with their existing infrastructure. According to Inc, “ThinkLite’s customers include large corporations such as AT&T, Boeing, Kodak, Men’s Wearhouse, Honeywell, and Dunkin’ Donuts, among others….Wadhwani says that ThinkLite is currently the only company…

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Inc Names 3 From Babson To 30 Under 30 List

Three businesses of Babson graduates – NatureBox, ThinkLite and Wanderu – are among Inc.’s 10th 30 Under 30 list members for 2015. “Our 2015 honorees are hacking how you sleep, shop, and listen to music. They’re making your shoes more comfortable, helping your kids learn more efficiently, providing loans for your business, and serving hearing-impaired…

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Babson Scholars Among Best 40 Under 40 Business Professors

Babson Professors Vikki Rodgers and Sinan Erzurumlu are among the World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors, according to Poets & Quants. “We based our calculations on indicators related to the primary areas of teaching and research. We factored in student feedback, awards and honors, quantity and reach of research, public speaking, and educational qualifications,” explained…

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Growth Of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses At Babson

As we prepare for the final face-to-face session for the third cohort of the Babson-based blended model of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, it seems like a good time to report and reflect on what this program continues to mean to Babson. The Goldman Sachs Foundation asked Babson to design the curriculum for this initiative…