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Alumni Paul Costello and Linda Pizzuti Henry Among BBJ’s 40 Under 40

The Boston Business Journal (BBJ) 2014 40 Under 40 honorees are “business and civic leaders who already are making a major impact in their respective fields and the civic life of the Boston area. Judges reviewed nominations for more than 350 individuals. Key factors in picking honorees were professional accomplishments and civic engagement.” Paul Costello…

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Babson Startup Profile: Parlor Skis

What is your name and the name of your business? Mark Wallace M’14, Parlor Skis. What’s the mission or description of your business? Parlor is a New England based custom ski builder. Launched in Cambridge, Parlor offers a level of customer service, customization and performance that separates them from the traditional ski companies. Every ski…

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Featured Alumni Business: Wild Hearts Horses For Heroes

What is your name and the name of your business? Julie Lovely M’07, Executive Director, Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program, Inc., and Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes What’s the mission or description of your business? The mission of Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program is to transform the lives of our participants, their families and all…

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Featured Alumni Business: DUBGEAR

Tell us about yourself. My name is Jansen White M’06.  My company is DUBGEAR.  www.DUBGEAR.com What’s the mission or description of your business? We make awesome portable audio products with a unique and fun twist in how you use them.  We’re on a mission to transform portable music – packaging sound in brave new ways.…

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Four Entrepreneurs Among Finalists In BostInno Alumni Impact Awards Competition

Four Babson community members – Jeff Avallon ’06, Jon Feinman M’10, Kyle Judah, and Sarah Hodges M’10 – were named BostInno Alumni Impact Awards finalists. The competition sourced nominations from across the Boston area and announced its list of 25 finalists in April. Jon Feinman and Sarah Hodges were honored as Alumni Impact Award winners…

Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

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Community Message: 2014 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

This is a copy of a message President Kerry Healey emailed to the on-campus community on March 27, 2014. Dear Babson Community Members: I’m pleased to announce the outstanding Honorary Degree Candidates and speakers who will join us on campus to celebrate our 2014 undergraduate and graduate Commencement exercises: Tory Burch, CEO and designer of…

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Featured Alumni Business: Moodsnap

What’s your name, and the name of your business? I’m David Blutenthal, Founder and CEO of Expressionality Inc. We provide value B2C in the form of “personalized social” music experiences for music consumers, and B2B through emotive targeting opportunities and delivering behavioral music intelligence to brands and advertisers. The company’s flagship product is Moodsnap –…

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Featured Alumni Business: Cressey Performance, LLC

Name of Business Cressey Performance, LLC Mission Statement Cressey Performance (CP) is a high-performance training facility designed by athletes for athletes, and for those looking to make a serious commitment to their long-term health. CP provides athletes with an environment in which they can identify and work toward quantifiable improvements both inside and outside the…

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A Small Country Making A Big Impact

By: Haya Alzaid Country Director/Babson-Rwanda Entrepreneurship Center National Coordinator/Global Entrepreneurship Week Rwanda Most people would be surprised by the fact that a country of Rwanda’s size could generate a great amount of energy and excitement around entrepreneurship. But a country that has seen 7.6% annual growth in the last 10 years and is considered one…