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Michael Chmura

ABC’s “Shark Tank” Hosts Babson Biz DARTDrones

DARTDrones CEO Abby Speicher MBA’15 will appear as a contestant on “Shark Tank” on Friday, February 24, 2017, 9 p.m.,  ABC Television Network.  She started a business at age 17 and reveals in this video why she needed an MBA and how Babson programs, including the WIN Lab, have helped her push her business further.…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts Wearables Hackathon February 24, 2017

The Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative and the IoT Initiative at Babson College are hosting the Wearables Hackathon on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Students will use wearable technology to experiment with creating new products.…

Brianna Radicioni

Join the WIN Lab at Babson Boston for ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’

On Wednesday, March 1, Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, SheStarts, WEBos (Women Entrepreneurship Boston) and Peach will host an ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ panel discussion with: Janet Kraus, CEO and Co-Founder of Peach, Jody Rose, Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association, and Nicole Sahin, CEO and Founder of Globalization Partners.…

Emily Miles

Economist website is not working

The Economist website is currently not working properly. When attempting to access articles you may get a 404 error or a message that says you need to subscribe. The vendor is aware of the problem and working on a fix. In the meantime, you can access articles from The Economist journal via Academic OneFile. We apologize for…

Michael Chmura

Nonpartisan Lessons Learned And Shared: For The Next Generation

For the first time ever, together in one place, join Martha Coakley, Babson President Kerry Healey, Evelyn Murphy, Shannon O’Brien, and Jane Swift for an evening with these five former statewide officeholders and gubernatorial candidates as they discuss the lessons learned from their experiences in public life & politics. These Republican and Democratic women will…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts Second Annual India Symposium: The Leaders of Today Meet the Change Makers of Tomorrow

Babson will be hosting the second annual Babson India Symposium on March 3, 2017 in the Carling-Sorenson Theater. The event is a platform for business leaders, future entrepreneurs and academicians to exchange their experiences and thoughts on the promotion of entrepreneurial ecosystem in India. The event day will entail keynote addresses, panel discussions and fireside chats involving…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Names Craig Dubitsky Entrepreneur In Residence at the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

Hello® Products founder Craig Dubitsky joins Babson College as Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. “Craig is the kind of entrepreneur we are most inspired by – action oriented, socially minded while also profit minded, deeply focused on customers and very successful. We are so excited to have his knowledge…

Michael Chmura

Babson Honors Coach Judy Blinstrub For Her 600th Career Win

Women’s basketball coach Judy Blinstrub was honored Wednesday, February 15, 2017, for her legacy of campus leadership that culminated in her 600th career victory last week. Coach Blinstrub is just the seventh active NCAA Division III coach and 14th all-time in the division to reach 600 wins. She achieved this milestone when the Beavers defeated Emerson…

Michael Chmura

FLAME University Joins With Babson To Build And Grow Entrepreneurship Education

FLAME University, the pioneer of interdisciplinary education in India, has joined with the Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education to build and grow a commitment in providing world-class entrepreneurship education. FLAME, with its aspiration to create people who are leaders and job creators, has been accepted as a member of the Babson Collaborative, an initiative by…

Shannon Sweeny

Jinn: A New Tech Resource to Entrepreneurs

What does a school full of entrepreneurs need?  Three Babson undergraduate students Waseem Shabout ’19, Arpit Bansal ’19 and Gabe Ficht ’19, the founders of Jinn, can tell you that full service software development is in high demand. Jinn is an on demand full service software development company. Their goal is to work with tech…