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Michael Chmura

Alumnus Business Virool Closes $12M in Series A Funding

Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new round of strategic funding to further accelerate its presence in the global advertising market. The company has raised a Series A round of $12 million in new funding from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The investment builds on…

Shannon Sweeny

Four Babson Professors Promoted

Professors Mark Potter, Marjorie Feld, Ben Luippold, and Scott Taylor have been promoted at Babson College. Mark Potter, Finance, promoted to Professor of Finance Marjorie Feld, History & Society, promoted to Professor Ben Luippold, Accounting & Law, tenure and promoted to Associate Scott Taylor, Management, tenure and promoted to Associate Mark Potter Mark Potter, Ph.D.,…

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17, a major gifts officer who has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars, and Rich Palmer M’16, a product developer with eight years of experience in data and analytics, are helping nonprofits with some of their biggest challenges: retaining donors, and raising more money. Gravyty Gravyty helps nonprofits retain donors and…

Patricia Berens

Looking for E-books on Technology Topics?

While we’ve not renewed our subscription to Safari Tech Books Online due to low demand and usage, many of the available titles can be found in our other e-book collections, such as Books 24×7 and Ebrary. You’ll find most of the titles you’ve accessed before on these and other e-book platforms. Just use the Power…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Students Impacting Communities Through Writing Program

Babson students in the Practicum in Peer Consulting and Writing course are making an impact on the Greater Boston community. Practicum in Peer Consulting and Writing (Practicum) is a four credit advanced liberal arts class that trains select students to work as tutors in the Babson College Writing Center. The Practicum students have partnered with…

Michael Chmura

Babson Among Top Four Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts

Babson College lands at No. 4 for value in Massachusetts on the second annual Best Value Colleges study produced by SmartAsset.  Top performing schools were ranked based on their performance in scholarships provided, starting salary, tuition, living costs, and retention rate. Babson produces impressive numbers on average: Scholarships and Grants: $31,518 Starting Salary: $60,700 Student…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environmental Conference On April 1st

The Babson Energy and Environment Club will host its 10th Annual Babson Energy and Environment Conference on Friday, April 1st at Babson College. This year’s theme is Redefining Consumption, with discussions of megatrends such as the sharing economy, the internet of things, and augmented reality. Session topics include impact investing, alternative energies, CSR, and leading…

Patricia Berens

New Award-Winning Fiction Books

Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child, The Turner House by Angela Flournoy, and The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen are all recent book award winners and represent just some of our new books.   A new non-fiction award winner we have is Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga by Pamela Newkirk.  Find all these…

Brianna DiPietro

Two Babson Graduate Businesses Named Finalists in SXSW MBA Pitch Competition

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, and Kazunori Kawanobe M’16, Abhinav Sureka M’16, and Mayuresh Soni M’16 of Load&Road LLC. – the maker of Teplo, participated in the 2016 SXSW MBA Pitch Competition at SXSW Interactive—landing top spots as 2nd and 4th place finalists. The cohorts competed against fifteen other MBA entrepreneur teams…