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Shannon Sweeny

Modifi: Efficiency at Your Fingertips

Ashish Shah MBA’09 and Jim Poss MBA’03, a serial entrepreneur best known for his business BigBelly Solar, are the co-founders of Modifi. Modifi is a People-Based “Internet of Things” company that taps into the sensors on smartphones, combining sensor data with work-flow management tools. This technology is changing construction sites, supply chains, and many more…

Patricia Berens

Access to all Business Expert Press e-Books!

Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. The born-digital books are written by professors and practitioners who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks.  You’ll find some Babson faculty members among authors and editors of this collection of e-books! BEP…

Michael Chmura

Babson Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Babson College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  “Our STARS rating is a comprehensive measure of Babson’s sustainability (including social…

Shannon Sweeny

Arist: A Dose of Education in Your Morning Routine

Arist is the world’s first platform to offer college courses via text messaging. Arist’s first course is in entrepreneurship and with this technology, this course is accessible to anyone who has a cell phone. The co-founders are Babson student Michael Ioffe ’21, founder of TILE, the world’s largest conversations series, and UCLA student Riley Wilson,…

Shannon Sweeny

thehidden: Rebellious Self-Expression

Wes Woodson ’20 is the CEO and Founder of thehidden. Woodson was raised in an affluent, predominantly white, Boston suburb. “While growing up, my parents had me dress in a particular way: preppy, tailored, and clean,” said Woodson. He didn’t feel like he was able to properly express himself through his own fashion choices, and…

Shannon Sweeny

The Contribune: Inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and pursuing dreams

David Miller ’16, along with his partner Julian Wallace, are the co-founders of The Contribune, a news site where inspiring people share their stories about pursing their passions and dreams and overcoming adversity. People profiled in The Contribune write their own stories, with a bit of help from Miller and his editors. Babson alumni featured:…

Michael Chmura

10 Annual Babson Latin American Forum To Focus On “Empowering Leaders”

The 10th annual Babson Latin American Forum will take place at Babson’s Wellesley campus on Friday, April 6, 2018 with the focus on “Empowering Leaders”.  Speakers include: Alberto Vollmer – CEO Ron Santa Teresa Andres Moreno – CEO Open English John McIntire – Senior Advisor Endeavor Global Santiago Gomez – Owner of Cosme/ATLA Restaurants Eduardo…

Shannon Sweeny

Veroloop: Bringing Digital Connections to Real Life

The world is becoming more and more digital; from social interactions to business meetings we are missing the benefit of true human interaction. Veroloop is setting out to change that. Veroloop is a geosocial networking application that lets you discover and connect with people that are in your same location. The Veroloop team is made…

Shannon Sweeny

Raised Right: Putting Animals First

Braeden Ruud MS ’16, along with his family, founded Raised Right, a company that makes stage-of-life specific meals for dogs and cats with human-grade ingredients and safety standards. Raised Right’s subscription service will deliver the perfect amount of pet food to your door with environmentally friendly materials. Ruud’s background in ranching and farming, along with…