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Michael Chmura

Babson Alumnus Business Ring Raises $28 Million Series B From Sir Richard Branson

Ring, inventor of the smart doorbell, today announced the company raised $28 million in Series B funding to further its mission of reducing crime in communities. Sir Richard Branson, Shea Ventures and American Family Insurance led the round. True Ventures, Upfront and multiple angels, including Sky Dayton, also participated. Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin…

Babson Student Affairs

Campus Construction Updates

As students prepare to come back to campus this fall, we are excited to share updates on the various campus improvements that have taken place over the summer. These renovations enhance the student experience and the Babson campus overall. A brief summary of campus improvements Park Manor South’s renovations are scheduled to be complete at…

Father & Daughter Team Up to Launch Bluewire Audio LLC

Emily Proos B’15 and her anesthesiologist father, Dr. Andrew Proos, have developed a safer and less cumbersome audio speaker system for runners and other physically active buffs. Emily is Bluewire’s CEO and is currently sharing space with other entrepreneurs in the Babson Hatchery program. Here’s more of our conversation with her. Q. What inspired your…

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Alumna Startup: Meet Eugene

Meet Eugene. The love of Brianna Stiklickas’ ’15 life, and the very small – yet powerful, motivator behind her entrepreneurial pursuit and her recently launched Kickstarter Campaign.

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…