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Shannon Sweeny

Thero: Making Your Coffee Out of This World

Ruohan ‘Chloris’ Yang MSEL ’17, Allen Zhang MSEL ’17 and Xin ‘Nathan’ Nie are the founders of Thero, a lifestyle focused company that is using new material technology to make life more convenient. Their first product is the Thero Magic Mug, a space-grade travel mug that quickly cools down your scalding hot coffee to the…

Michael Chmura

Babson MBA Biz – Gleeout – Recess For Adults

Naveed Ghalib MBA’16 has opened a new fitness facility in Woburn, MA – Gleeout – which, he says, provides “recess for adults.” “Adults can come in and play games like tag, bubble soccer, relay races and PE type games all for the purposes of working out. We call it ‘the most fun workouts’,” Ghalib says.…

Shannon Sweeny

Lula: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Undergraduate students Michael and Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19 are the founders of Lula. What is Lula and who are its founders? Lula is an online platform that allows college students to rent cars from each other. We see it as a way to give students all the benefits of owning a vehicle without all the fees…

Michael Chmura

Goldman Alum Biz Tremendous Maid Among Inner CIty 100

Boston-based Tremendous Maid, led by CEO Victoria Amador,  is among the 100 (#45) fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). Amador is a participant in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program, (Babson Wellesley cohort) designed to unlock the growth and job-creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. by providing greater…

Michael Chmura

Alumni Business Unruly Studios Launches Unruly Splats

Unruly Studios is a Boston-based edtech start-up that creates interactive games to empower kids with critical STEM skills while encouraging physical play and social engagement. According to Founder Bryanne Leeming, its products get kids moving around and engaging with the whole room for their first ever experience of Active STEM Play. Its new product, Unruly…

Michael Chmura

Alumni Joint Exhibition: A Coming Of Age

A joint Hollister Gallery exhibition – A Coming Of Age – features the work of two talented Babson graduates: LaShonda Cooks ’10 (The Pursuit of Womanhood) and Jamaal Eversley ’10 (Smells Like Teen Spirit). (Exhibition hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday–Friday, through October 26, 2017.)  “LaShonda and I have always admired each other’s artwork,”…

Michael Chmura

Alumna Biz To Compete On Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME

Emily Lagasse MBA’15, founder and CEO of Fedwell Pet Foods, will compete on Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC, Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central. “I will be pitching a new product in front of a live studio audience (eek!) for a chance at $50,000! To find out what happens, you’ll have…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson College and its Alumni Join B-School Disrupt SF on September 18

Babson College will join forces with other leading business schools for B-School Disrupt SF on September 18, sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank. This special startup pitch event is meant to gather alumni around TechCrunch Disrupt SF—an annual local event debuting revolutionary startups and game-changing technologies, taking place in the city that same week. Alongside other…

Michael Chmura

Babson’s Play Business And HubCharge Finalists In National RECESS Pitch Competition

Babson student businesses Play Business and HubCharge are among the 15 college startup finalists of the RECESS Pitch Competition in Los Angeles.  Babson is the only college to place two startups among the finalists of this national competition. Startup: Play Business Babson Graduate Student Joan Segura Emerging markets and mostly Latin American countries have nearly…

Shannon Sweeny

Gentle Cards: Babson student brings compassion to those who need it most

Most people associate sending or receiving a card with a celebratory moment: birthdays, graduations, anniversaries. April Chen ’19 and her co-founder Michelle Yu of Wellesley College created Gentle Cards to show those same gestures of love and thoughtfulness for those in times they need it most. Gentle’s mission is to let compassion reach its destination.…