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Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson Beauty Businesses Among Local Beauty Startups

Babson student business Busy Beauty, founded by Jamie Steenbakkers ’18 and Michael Leahy ’18, and alumni business Follain, founded by Tara Foley MBA’13, are featured on These 6 Beauty Startups are a Boston Girl’s Best Friend in BostInno. The list is made up of local Boston beauty businesses that help combat the harsh Boston winters…

Brianna Radicioni

KYBOE! and Alumnus Marc Bell ’89 Launch Babson College Edition Watch—10 Percent of Sales to Be Donated to Babson

KYBOE! has launched a first-of-its-kind Babson college edition watch. It was inspired by Babson College alumnus, President’s Advisory Council member, and entrepreneur Marc Bell ’89 who, after falling in love with KYBOE!, its products, and founders, jumped on the opportunity to help the Netherland-based company launch in North America in 2015. 

Michael Chmura

Babson College Undergraduate Among 17 Future Founders Fellows

Christopher de Leon ‘16, CEO and founder of HubCharge, is among the 17 entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the Future Founders 2017 Fellowship.  HubCharge transforms your venue into a smart hub by enabling you to engage with customers, track valuable data, and create amazing experiences all through our smart charging hardware.  HubCharge…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alum Creates ‘Mount Dream’, Feedback Tool for Entrepreneurs

Michael Markarian ’09 is the CEO and Founder of Mount Dream, a feedback platform for new business ideas, allowing entrepreneurs post ideas and the Mount Dream network gives quality feedback. Markarian says the primary purpose of Mount Dream is to get people with ideas to finally take action — and it has proven extremely effective…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Men’s Ice Hockey Plays Frozen Fenway

On Thursday, January 12, 2017 Babson College Men’s Ice Hockey invades Fenway Park as the Beavers square off against local rival UMass Beacons Athletics at 7:30 p.m. in a battle of New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) programs as part of Frozen Fenway. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. game may be purchased via the Red Sox website or by calling the Red Sox ticket…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Online MBA Ranked Number Three for Business Analytics

Online MBA Today ranked the top online MBA programs for Business Analytics and Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business has come in at number three. With an impressive pay scale salary of $96,900, this program offers its grads the best potential pay compared to any other degree on the list. The ranking states:…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson College Masters of Science in Finance Program Now has STEM Classification

Babson’s Masters of Science in Finance (MSF) is now designated as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program.  This new classification provides an opportunity for international MSF graduates to gain up to a total of 36 months of temporary training in the United States by working in their STEM field of study. International students…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Grad Student Business Selected for First MassChallenge Digital Health Lab

TORq Interface, founded by Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17, has been selected as a participant of PULSE@MassChallenge–a new six-month digital health lab accelerator that matches startups with relevant corporate ‘Champions’. According to BostInno, ‘Unlike MassChallenge’s main accelerator program, which accepts 128 startups every year, [the 31 PULSE participants were] accepted through a match-making process…

Brianna Radicioni

TORq: A Real-Time Surgical Scheduling Solution

During her time as a surgical device representative, Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 spent the majority of her time driving to a surgery that she would later find out had been rescheduled, or waiting at a hospital for hours because they were behind schedule. The solution? Torq Interface—a HIPAA-compliant, automated platform which exports real-time,…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Ranked Top Private College for Entrepreneurs

LendEDU ranked the top 50 colleges in the United States in terms of support aspiring entrepreneurs. Babson is listed at number seven overall but is the number one private business college on the list and has the highest score relative to programs offered. “Babson College offers 23 courses related to entrepreneurship. The Arthur M. Blank…