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Fast Forward: Helping Students Accelerate Their Careers

Pichon Duplan ’10 is the co-founder of Fast Forward, a social impact organization to help students accelerate their careers. Duplan and his co-founder Tucker Matheson founded the organization in November 2016, while they were working as management consultants at a global professional services firm. The Idea “The idea for Fast Forward originally came from our…

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Bringing Social Responsibility to Film: Aakaanksh Pothukutchi ‘13

What is your venture and who are its founders? Sedition is a 90-minute bi-lingual action-thriller film set in the remote regions of the Himalayan Mountains. Sedition is the first feature film to structure itself as a for-profit social business with 50% of profits being pledged to a nature conservancy fund (The World Land Trust) to preserve forest lands…

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Vital20 Communications: Winning Customers in Three Seconds

Hetansh Desai MSEL ’16 is the founder of Vital20 Communications based in India. What is Vital20 Communications and who are its founders? Vital20 Communications is a marketing company that helps businesses win customers in the first three seconds. You & I are exposed to 5000 ads a day and only about 100 succeed in making…

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Babson Joins Sixteen Additional Top Universities Implementing the Groundbreaking Cost Estimator, MyinTuition

Today, Babson joins sixteen additional top universities showcasing their commitment to clarifying the cost of college by implementing MyinTuition, a revolutionary online tool that quickly and easily provides accurate college cost estimates. Prospective students will now be able to easily estimate costs to attend Babson College, Boston College, Brown University, Colby College, Davidson College, Duke…

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Babson College Undergraduate Student Business Wins Deal on ABC’s Shark Tank

David Zamarin ’20, founder of DetraPel, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank on Sunday January 7, 2018 at 10:00 pm.  Zamarin struck a deal with Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner for $200,000 for 25% of DetraPel. DetraPel DetraPel is a nanotechnology protective coatings company.  DetraPel provides an array of products that are clear, protective and durable…

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Babson Offers New Free edX Course, ‘From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Innovation’

Babson College is continuing to expand its free edX course offerings with a unique course in evolving corporate social responsibility to corporate social innovation. Based on real-world experiences from business leaders, this class will allow you to learn how to develop and lead social innovation initiatives that create both economic and social value. The class…