News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Alumni

Michael Chmura

Babson’s 19th Black Affinity Conference a Rousing Success

Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends came together this weekend in fellowship and celebration at Babson College’s 19th Black Affinity Conference on the Babson Boston and Wellesley campuses. The event was organized by a committee of Babson students and the Babson Black Affinity Network, with a mission to advance diversity and inclusion, foster greater connections…

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…

Brianna Radicioni

Poets & Quants Names Babson College the No. 1 Undergraduate Business School in New England; Top 20 Nationwide

Babson College is the top undergraduate business school in New England and No. 18 nationwide in Poets & Quants’ inaugural Best Undergraduate Business Programs of 2016. Babson is also the only college in the top 20 institutions ranked—all others are business schools within larger universities. According to Poets & Quants: Babson College is the only…

Michael Chmura

Ian So ’08 Among Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40

Ian So ’08, co-founder of The Chicken & Rice Guys, is among the new Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees. According to BBJ: “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are all young and extremely talented professionals. As a group, they represent a wide variety of business industries in the for-profit, nonprofit…

Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson San Francisco MBAs Found Opportunity in Solar

Kyle Cherrick MBA ’16 and Jeff Rodgers MBA ’16, Blended Learning students at the Babson San Francisco campus, met at orientation.  They were assigned to the same working group for the first set of courses of their MBA program. From there, Solar Merchant, later to be known as Pick My Solar was born. Solar Merchant…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Business True Fit Raises $25M

True Fit, footwear and apparel’s discovery platform, announced a $25 million Series B financing from Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and Intel Capital. The new funding brings total investment in True Fit to $40 million and it will be used to serve rising demand and growth, as well as to drive continued innovation for retailers…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole is a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16, a long distance runner that saw an issue with how many shoes he was discarding, and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…