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Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson MBAs Among Poets & Quants 2017 MBAs to Watch

Babson MBA alumna Flora Ekpe-Idang and Courtney Wilson have been named among the 100 MBAs to Watch in the Class of 2017 by Poets & Quants. Poets & Quants has collected a list of the most influential MBA graduates in the Class of 2017. When talking to future MBAs they state, “these days, your section…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts 38th Annual Pan-Mass Challenge Charity Bike-a-thon

Babson will once again serve as the Wellesley location for the bike-a-thon that raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in the U.S. ​​Babson will host the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC)​ on August 5-6, 2017.  PMC is a bike-a-thon that today raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson in Miami: Alumni and Family Businesses

Babson has already made an impact on the Miami ecosystem with all the alumni and family businesses in the area. Carlos Alberto Escotet MBA’14, CEO Banesco Panama The Benderson Family ’03 ’16, President Benderson Development Company Sebastian Gomez Puerto MBA’14, Founder and General Manager Cafe X Murilo de Oliveira Amaral MBA’16, Francine Veloni Gervazio MBA’16,…

Brianna Radicioni

Welcome Babson Miami!

Guest blog post by Carolina Pina, Director, Babson’s WIN Lab® Miami It is such an exciting time to be at Babson College, and in Miami. Both are growing and garnering more momentum for the world of business, and now, the school known best for Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® is making its footprint in the Magic…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Executive Education Delivering Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp in Toronto

The Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp, a multi-day open enrollment program from Babson Executive Education is continuing to expand its reach beyond the Babson campus. After successfully delivering the Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp program around the world, Babson is now traveling to Toronto, Ontario to provide local entrepreneurs with strategies and tools needed to launch a new venture.…

Shannon Sweeny

WanKu: Bottling the Essence of the Andes

Juan Giraldo MBA ’18 and his co-founder Nicolas Estrella are serial entrepreneurs.  In 2016, Giraldo and Estrella took a trip to Ecuador, they met local farmers producing an herbal drink, “the healing water” to provide for their families. WanKu is a delicious herbal infusion known as, “the healing water” that has been consumed for centuries…

Shannon Sweeny

inSegment: A Babson Alumni’s Success in Digital Marketing

Babson alumni Alexander Kesler ’99 is a serial entrepreneur that has used his Babson education to create many successful ventures. Currently he is the CEO and President of inSegment, full-service digital marketing agency. What is your business and who are its founders? (what has your entrepreneurial journey been like?) inSegment, Inc. is an innovative, full-service,…

Shannon Sweeny

Briggs Original Boston Cranberry: Boston’s Best Spiked Seltzer

When Michael Kurson started at Babson in Fall of 2015, he took all his entrepreneurship education and acted, at only 21-years-old founding Briggs Original with friend Neil Quigley. Briggs Original is an alcoholic seltzer company, their first product is Boston Cranberry. Boston Cranberry, launched in early June in the Greater Boston area, the cape, and…