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Shannon Sweeny

Two Miami WIN Lab® WINners Win American Entrepreneurship Award

Miami WIN Lab® WINners Kelly Pierce, Founder and CEO of PIERCE Plan and Jaqueline Stetson Pastore, Found of UX Gofer won the American Entrepreneurship Award on Friday June 23, 2017. The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) offers the Bronx and Miami-Dade County-based entrepreneurs the chance to receive a share of up to $250,000 in prize funding…

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ForkOut: Bringing Friends Together for Good Food

Caleb Singer MBA’17 and his partner Lida Tang are the founders of the new restaurant connecting app ForkOut.  ForkOut is a new and exciting way that connects you with your friends and local restaurants. The Idea The idea for ForkOut originally began as a social app to connect friends with local events and activities.  College…

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DetraPel: The Revolutionary Liquid Repellent

Babson undergraduate student, David Zamarin ’20, is the founder of DetraPel, a water based, 100% non-toxic, super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray.  DetraPel provides a clear, protective and durable coating to any solid material so liquid just slides off without any staining. It is portable, biodegradable, non-flammable and non-corrosive.  If applied correctly, it will last anywhere…

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Babson Executive Education Welcomes Back Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs for Launch and Grow

After a successful first year, Babson is kicking-off a year-long program with a second group of women entrepreneurs from Africa. Babson Executive Education is running a business leadership program for women entrepreneurs in Africa, Launch and Grow: The Kenyan Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Fifteen women from Kenya were selected to participate in this program, representing a…

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Babson Executive Education Honored for Excellence in Practice for Creation of Experiential Learning Initiative for McGraw-Hill Education

The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) has named Babson Executive Education (BEE) a finalist in its annual Excellence in Practice Awards. BEE was nominated for the awards’ Executive Development category for its two-year collaboration with McGraw-Hill Education (MHE), Leaders’ Quest and 3D Leadership Group.  The collaborators and facilitators, including Babson College Professors Anirudh Dhebar (Faculty…

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Sidekick: Home Improvement Made Easy

Alex Arata MBA ’06, Andrew Austin MBA ’06 and David Dombroski are the founders of Sidekick. What is Sidekick? Sidekick is a home improvement concierge service, acting as a trusted advisor and single point of contact for homeowners to manage all their home improvement needs. Sidekick has a simple mission – to inspire people to…

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Babson Named Among Top Graduate Programs for Accounting

Babson is named in the top 15 masters programs in the country for Accounting by Accounting.com. Earning a master’s in accounting can help you rise to the top of a lucrative and demanding field. While there is a long term payoff, in the short term it will also help you prepare for the Certified Public…

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Babson San Francisco Launches Summer Catalyst Program

This summer, May 30, 2017-Aug 4, 2017, Babson San Francisco (SF) will be offering the Babson San Francisco Summer Catalyst by Belcham. This program gives students and alumni the opportunity to connect, disrupt, and build in San Francisco through a partnership with BelCham, a government independent not-for-profit with the purpose of supporting entrepreneurial excellence in the…

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Babson Ranked Among Top Graduate Business Schools for International Diversity

Babson College’s F.W. Olin School of Business, ranked No.1 for Entrepreneurship, is among the Top 10 Business Schools with the Most International Diversity according to U.S. News & World Report. As of fall 2016, 68.3 percent of the full-time graduate school population is made up on international students. In the 2015-2016 academic year, 383,935 international…