Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

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Babson College Police Department Gives Back with Big Brothers Big Sisters Day

As the youngest of two older brothers, Javier Valdivieso, now 26, a police officer at Babson College Police Department always knew he wanted to become a Big Brother. “I wanted to wait for the right time so I could commit 100%” said Valdivieso.  “It came naturally for me to want to give back to a…

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Opportunity Network Honors Undergraduate Shatiek Gatlin

Babson Sophomore Shatiek Gatlin is the recipient of  The Opportunity Network‘s 2014 Bremond and Michael MacDougall Award for Student Achievement. Each year, The Opportunity Network selects one student in its program to receive this award, in recognition of that student’s exemplary academic and early professional accomplishments. Typically given to college seniors, Gatlin is the youngest student…

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Featured Student Business: Gaudium

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Daniel Lloreda, Class of  ’15.  Email info@shopgaudium.com for business inquiries. Our business is Gaudium. Please visit us at www.shopgaudium.com. What’s the mission or description of your business? Gaudium is a men’s luxury clothing brand. All our clothing is made from the most premium…

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Community Message: 2014 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

This is a copy of a message President Kerry Healey emailed to the on-campus community on March 27, 2014. Dear Babson Community Members: I’m pleased to announce the outstanding Honorary Degree Candidates and speakers who will join us on campus to celebrate our 2014 undergraduate and graduate Commencement exercises: Tory Burch, CEO and designer of…

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Sophomore Named Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014

Babson College sophomore Kamisha Lauture has been named Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014. As a state titleholder Kamisha will be raising awareness for heart disease in support of the Heart Truth’s campaign. “It’s great that the Miss Black USA organization is supporting the Heart Truth Campaign.  I am very much into healthy eating and fitness…

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Featured Alumni Business: Moodsnap

What’s your name, and the name of your business? I’m David Blutenthal, Founder and CEO of Expressionality Inc. We provide value B2C in the form of “personalized social” music experiences for music consumers, and B2B through emotive targeting opportunities and delivering behavioral music intelligence to brands and advertisers. The company’s flagship product is Moodsnap –…

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Announcement Regarding Dennis Hanno

This is a copy of a message emailed to the on-campus community this morning from President Kerry Healey. Dear Babson Community, As you may have heard, Dennis Hanno will be stepping down from his current role as Provost, effective June 30, to become the new president of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. During his years…

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Featured Alumni Business – WineKick: The Wine Sidekick

Dano Qualls, M’ 14, is the cofounder of WineKick: The Wine Sidekick. As an entrepreneur, he loves building and running his business. For Dano, the best part is imagining something beautiful and useful, then facing the creative challenge of bringing it into existence. He reveals the inspiration behind his business, the biggest surprise so far, as well…

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Featured Alumni Business: MandaSeguro.com

What is your name, and the name of your business? I am Matias Sevi ’12, the founder of MandaSeguro.com What’s the mission or description of your business? Our slogan is “Innovating the way to help your loved ones.” MandaSeguro.com is a website that allows Hispanics that currently live in the US to help their family…

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