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Daquan Oliver B’14 Wins Coveted Echoing Green 2015 Black Male Achievement Fellowship

His nonprofit—Recesspreneurs—empowers college students to take a hands-on approach to provide entrepreneurial education and mentorship to children of low-income. Global nonprofit Echoing Green today announced that Babson College alumni entrepreneur Daquan J. Oliver B’14 has been awarded a highly competitive and coveted Fellowship to help grow his Recesspreneurs. The Fellowship will provide seed funding, mentoring…

Babson Entrepreneurs Appointed to Boston 2024 Olympics Advisory Board

Jon Feinman M’10, Founder & Executive Director, Innercity Weightlifting (ICW); and Jason Jacobs M’05, Co-Founder & CEO, Runkeeper have been appointed to the Boston 2024 Olympics Advisory Board. As new members, they further strengthen and represent a diverse participation from a broad range of community organizations, business, education and sports. “This opportunity of a lifetime…

Michael Chmura

Play Lighted Flag Football At Babson

AfterDark Technologies, founded by CEO Dan Wilson M’13, is “revolutionizing team sports by enabling your team to play anywhere, anytime. With our products, your playing time is no longer limited by daylight or finding a lighted field at night. Play flag football through the night with fiber optic jerseys lighting the players, LED cones defining…

Michael Chmura

InnerCity Weightlifting Honored With Ad Club’s Rosoff Award

InnerCity Weightlifting, established by Jon Feinman M’10, has received the Ad Club’s Rosoff Award for Non-Profit Initiative. According to the Ad Club, “Established by Babson College MBA graduate Jon Feinman, InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW) works with young people at the highest-risk for violence, aiming to reduce youth violence by getting students off the streets and into…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumni Featured On “From Founder To CEO” Podcasts

Several alumni entrepreneurs were interviewed for the “From Founder To CEO” podcasts of Todd Uterstaedt during its Babson College Week. Daquan Oliver “Daquan earned his Bachelor of Science from Babson and leads Jossle, a company that connects college students with brands. This young Co-founder & CEO continues to expand his company’s reach to over 25 cities.…

Michael Chmura

CWEL and City of Boston’s Women On Main Initiative Named Finalist in Ad Club’s Prestigious Rosoff Award Competition

The Ad Club has selected among the finalists for the prestigious Rosoff Awards the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College and the City of Boston’s Women on Main initiative for their partnership to better serve and connect women business owners throughout the Boston-area entrepreneurial ecosystem. The 19th annual awards will be presented during…

Michael Chmura

Recent Graduates Enjoy Career Success

As we anticipate the upcoming Commencement ceremonies for Babson’s Class of 2015, we are excited to announce that the members of the Class of 2014 are enjoying success in their careers, according to the results of Babson’s Class of 2014 Career Outcomes. 99% of students are employed, continuing their education, or going into the military within…

Documentary Film Follows Babson Alum Norman de Silva ’09 as He Coaches a Chinese Basketball Team

  Jiàoliàn [Coach] is a feature length documentary about 27 year-old Norman de Silva ’09 who from almost overnight was appointed head coach of the Chinese Basketball Association’s (CBA) Foshan Long Lions. Every year the U.S. outsources more and more low-end manufacturing jobs to China, but now China is turning the tables and outsourcing jobs from the U.S. The…