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Michael Chmura

InnerCity Weightlifting Honored With Ad Club’s Rosoff Award

InnerCity Weightlifting, established by Jon Feinman M’10, has received the Ad Club’s Rosoff Award for Non-Profit Initiative. According to the Ad Club, “Established by Babson College MBA graduate Jon Feinman, InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW) works with young people at the highest-risk for violence, aiming to reduce youth violence by getting students off the streets and into…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumni Featured On “From Founder To CEO” Podcasts

Several alumni entrepreneurs were interviewed for the “From Founder To CEO” podcasts of Todd Uterstaedt during its Babson College Week. Daquan Oliver “Daquan earned his Bachelor of Science from Babson and leads Jossle, a company that connects college students with brands. This young Co-founder & CEO continues to expand his company’s reach to over 25 cities.…

Patricia Berens

Traveling abroad? Need information or want to learn language basics?

Global Road Warrior and Mango Languages — a winning combination! If you’re traveling abroad and want to find out some of the important details about your destination, such as climate, customs, electrical system, currency, food, points of interest, and lots more, Global Road Warrior has the answers. Need to brush up on your foreign language…

Michael Chmura

CWEL and City of Boston’s Women On Main Initiative Named Finalist in Ad Club’s Prestigious Rosoff Award Competition

The Ad Club has selected among the finalists for the prestigious Rosoff Awards the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) at Babson College and the City of Boston’s Women on Main initiative for their partnership to better serve and connect women business owners throughout the Boston-area entrepreneurial ecosystem. The 19th annual awards will be presented during…

Michael Chmura

Recent Graduates Enjoy Career Success

As we anticipate the upcoming Commencement ceremonies for Babson’s Class of 2015, we are excited to announce that the members of the Class of 2014 are enjoying success in their careers, according to the results of Babson’s Class of 2014 Career Outcomes. 99% of students are employed, continuing their education, or going into the military within…

Documentary Film Follows Babson Alum Norman de Silva ’09 as He Coaches a Chinese Basketball Team

  Jiàoliàn [Coach] is a feature length documentary about 27 year-old Norman de Silva ’09 who from almost overnight was appointed head coach of the Chinese Basketball Association’s (CBA) Foshan Long Lions. Every year the U.S. outsources more and more low-end manufacturing jobs to China, but now China is turning the tables and outsourcing jobs from the U.S. The…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumni Biz: Stork – Better-Fitting Men’s Undershirts

What is your name and the name of your business? Greg Schwartz – Babson 2012 Stork What’s the mission or description of your business? Stork undershirts were designed to fix three fundamental flaws in the conventional undershirt: boxy fit, sleeves that bunch, short length. To solve these problems, our shirts taper down from the shoulders…

Michael Chmura

ThinkLite Named Top 30 Under 30 Business By Inc Readers

ThinkLite, cofounded by Dinesh Wadhwani ‘12, is Inc’s 2015 top 30 Under 30 business. The company supplies businesses with LED bulbs compatible with their existing infrastructure. According to Inc, “ThinkLite’s customers include large corporations such as AT&T, Boeing, Kodak, Men’s Wearhouse, Honeywell, and Dunkin’ Donuts, among others….Wadhwani says that ThinkLite is currently the only company…

Michael Chmura

Inc Names 3 From Babson To 30 Under 30 List

Three businesses of Babson graduates – NatureBox, ThinkLite and Wanderu – are among Inc.’s 10th 30 Under 30 list members for 2015. “Our 2015 honorees are hacking how you sleep, shop, and listen to music. They’re making your shoes more comfortable, helping your kids learn more efficiently, providing loans for your business, and serving hearing-impaired…