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Michael Chmura

FLAME University Joins With Babson To Build And Grow Entrepreneurship Education

FLAME University, the pioneer of interdisciplinary education in India, has joined with the Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education to build and grow a commitment in providing world-class entrepreneurship education. FLAME, with its aspiration to create people who are leaders and job creators, has been accepted as a member of the Babson Collaborative, an initiative by…

Shannon Sweeny

Jinn: A New Tech Resource to Entrepreneurs

What does a school full of entrepreneurs need?  Three Babson undergraduate students Waseem Shabout ’19, Arpit Bansal ’19 and Gabe Ficht ’19, the founders of Jinn, can tell you that full service software development is in high demand. Jinn is an on demand full service software development company. Their goal is to work with tech…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts 19th Annual Black Affinity Conference

The 19th annual Babson Black Affinity Conference– Entrepreneuring While Black – will take place February 24-26, 2017 on Babson’s Wellesley campus. Hosted by Babson’s Black Affinity Network, the conference is an opportunity for Babson students, alumni, faculty, and staff to engage in meaningful networking and professional development, while celebrating the importance of diversity and inclusion…

Babson College Public Relations

Statement from President Kerry Healey Regarding Immigration Executive Order

Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Friends, Babson College is an institution that embraces and celebrates Entrepreneurs of All Kinds®; entrepreneurial leaders of every race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and socio-economic background who seek to use the transformative power of entrepreneurship to better their lives, businesses, and communities. We know that the Babson…

Michael Chmura

Babson Contributes To A Vibrant Downtown Boston Environment

Babson’s new Babson Boston High Street campus is among the factors contributing to the vibrancy of Downtown Boston, according to Babson Chief Administrative Officer Katherine Craven. She was among the speakers at the recent Bisnow Future of Downtown Boston event at the Boston Harbor Hotel. According to Bisnow, Craven said that “…Babson College’s expansion to…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Receives WorldatWork Seal of Distinction for Second Consecutive Year

WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, is proud to announce that Babson College has earned WorldatWork’s Seal of Distinction for 2017. The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in total rewards effectiveness. Babson is one of 160 organizations to be honored as a 2017 recipient. All of the…

Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson Beauty Businesses Among Local Beauty Startups

Babson student business Busy Beauty, founded by Jamie Steenbakkers ’18 and Michael Leahy ’18, and alumni business Follain, founded by Tara Foley MBA’13, are featured on These 6 Beauty Startups are a Boston Girl’s Best Friend in BostInno. The list is made up of local Boston beauty businesses that help combat the harsh Boston winters…

Brianna Radicioni

KYBOE! and Alumnus Marc Bell ’89 Launch Babson College Edition Watch—10 Percent of Sales to Be Donated to Babson

KYBOE! has launched a first-of-its-kind Babson college edition watch. It was inspired by Babson College alumnus, President’s Advisory Council member, and entrepreneur Marc Bell ’89 who, after falling in love with KYBOE!, its products, and founders, jumped on the opportunity to help the Netherland-based company launch in North America in 2015. 

Michael Chmura

Babson College Undergraduate Among 17 Future Founders Fellows

Christopher de Leon ‘16, CEO and founder of HubCharge, is among the 17 entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the Future Founders 2017 Fellowship.  HubCharge transforms your venue into a smart hub by enabling you to engage with customers, track valuable data, and create amazing experiences all through our smart charging hardware.  HubCharge…