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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Business True Fit Raises $25M

True Fit, footwear and apparel’s discovery platform, announced a $25 million Series B financing from Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and Intel Capital. The new funding brings total investment in True Fit to $40 million and it will be used to serve rising demand and growth, as well as to drive continued innovation for retailers…

Shannon Sweeny

Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police, James Pollard, appointed North Atlantic Regional Director for the IACLEA

James Pollard, Director of the Public Safety Department and Chief of Police at Babson was sworn in as North Atlantic Region Director following the Annual Business Meeting of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) on June 27, 2016. President Randy Burba gave the oath of office to Pollard at the end of…

Shannon Sweeny

Summer Students Businesses Launch at Babson

All first year students at Babson, invent, develop, launch, and manage a business in their Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course. All of the profits of each business are donated to a local social services agency of their choosing. This summer there are three FME businesses on Babson’s campus: LitBit, Beantown Blankets, and Urban…

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Babson CAO Katherine Craven named Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester Board Member

Katherine Craven, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at Babson, is among the three new members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (BGCD) Board of Directors. “The combined talent, knowledge and network of our new Board members is certain to bring incredible opportunities to our organization and to the Dorchester community,” said BGCD President and…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson College listed in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

Babson College is listed in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017. For more than thirty years, millions of students, parents, and guidance counselors have relied on the Fiske Guide to Colleges to present the best and most interesting schools during their college search. Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergraduate Business: JEWELv

When most kids were playing with legos Sam Sternweiler ’17 was collecting precious stones. Sternweiler, a 21 year old Entrepreneurship student at Babson, is the founder and CEO of JEWELv an online fine jewelry customization platform that allows customers to personalize and create their own unique jewelry all in real-time 3D. Their mission is to…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Graduate Business Brings STEM to Latin America

Babson graduate business, Clubes de Ciencias, is a non profit organization that is selecting the brightest Latin American PhD candidates from United States universities and bringing them to their home countries to teach STEM workshops. They are currently working in Mexico, Bolivia, and Colombia. Babson graduate students and the leaders of Clubes de Ciencias, Luis Ortiz…

Michael Chmura

Boston Builds Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship

Babson President Kerry Healey was among the participants on the panel, How Boston Built A Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship, at the Collaborative and Classy Awards event in Boston on June 15th. Other participants included Geoff Mamlet, President, Impact Hub Boston; Sarah Gallop, Co-Director, Office of Government and Community Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; David Brown, Vice President of Innovation Leadership,…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergraduate Business Making Laundry ‘Clean’

Babson undergraduate students Ryan Lupberger ’18 and Sam Gaudet ’18 are the founders of CleanCult, a subscription service that they say delivers the most effective, non-toxic laundry pods, so that you can feel clean, not chemicals. Their mission is to deliver that “clean-sheets feeling” to people while removing harmful chemicals from their skin and the…

Shannon Sweeny

New High-quality Sunglass StartUp is Cleaning up the Ocean

Norton Point is an eyewear brand based on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Plastic flowing into our oceans is one of our planet’s greatest environmental challenges and Norton Point has chosen to become part of the solution. They developed the first line of eyewear made from recovered high-density-polyethylene ocean plastics. Norton Point is founded…