Babson Startup Profile: Parlor Skis

What is your name and the name of your business? Mark Wallace M’14, Parlor Skis. What’s the mission or description of your business? Parlor is a New England based custom ski builder. Launched in Cambridge, Parlor offers a level of customer service, customization and performance that separates them from the traditional ski companies. Every ski…

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Babson Startup Profile: MommiesFirst

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Lorena Scott, and I’m a member of the Babson Class of 1999. I am the founder of MommiesFirst (www.mommiesfirst.com). What’s the mission or description of your business? MommiesFirst is a monthly subscription service for expectant and new moms (and their babies). We…

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Babson Hosts 2014 Pan-Mass Challenge Annual Bike-A-Thon

Babson College is serving as the Wellesley home for the 2014 Pan-Mass Challenge annual bike-a-thon, taking place August 2-3, 2014. About the PMC: The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) is an annual bike-a-thon that today raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in the country. The PMC was founded in 1980 by…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 3)

Ronald Diep ’15 comes from a family business. His parents own a boutique store selling Hawaiian products in Honolulu. Since he was young, Diep was always involved in the shop. When Diep came to Babson for his undergraduate degree, he wanted to take his family’s business to the next level. He became part of the…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 2)

When Lei Wang M’13 started the Summer Venture Program in 2012 with his venture PhotoOil, he had a basic network of artists back home in China, but was unsure whether his concept would actually work. The Summer Venture Program provided an opportunity for Wang to focus on his business fulltime and take his opportunity to…

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Undergraduate GAP Students Launch FME Businesses

The 2017 GAP class recently launched their FME businesses at Barefoot Park. Babson’s GAP (Grow, Achieve, Prepare) enrollment option grants incoming students the ability to explore their passions, while participating in a GAP semester.  To abide to the traditional four-year graduation track, these students take a semester’s worth of classes during the summer. As a…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 1)

In 2013, Hans Homberger M’14 participated in the Summer Venture Program with his venture, FourthWheel Coffee. Leveraging his family’s coffee plantations in El Salvador, Homberger found a way to bring fresh coffee beans to consumers in the U.S.A. within five days of being roasted. When he entered SVP, all Homberger had was his family’s unroasted…

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Featured Alumni Business: Wild Hearts Horses For Heroes

What is your name and the name of your business? Julie Lovely M’07, Executive Director, Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program, Inc., and Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes What’s the mission or description of your business? The mission of Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program is to transform the lives of our participants, their families and all…

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Featured Alumni Business: DUBGEAR

Tell us about yourself. My name is Jansen White M’06.  My company is DUBGEAR.  www.DUBGEAR.com What’s the mission or description of your business? We make awesome portable audio products with a unique and fun twist in how you use them.  We’re on a mission to transform portable music – packaging sound in brave new ways.…

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Featured Alumni Business: SkinYoga

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Jagriti Choudhary M’13 jagriti@skinyoga.in and my business is called SkinYoga.  @SkinYoga  Facebook  Instagram What’s the mission or description of your business? SkinYoga’s mission is to help people adopt a natural lifestyle. It wants people to experience and understand the power of plants especially…

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