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Michael Chmura

MBA Graduate’s Book Tops Amazon Management And Leadership Chart

“The Excellence Habit – How Small Changes In Our Mindset Can Make A Big Difference In Our Lives,” written by Vlad Zachary M’99, attained #1 bestselling status on Amazon in Management & Leadership during the launch week of January 11, through 15, and since then has consistently stayed in the top 50 through top 100…

Michael Chmura

Graduate Coauthors Book On Leadership And Corporate Reinvention

Why do most corporate transformation strategies fail and how can companies avoid being just another heartbreaking statistic? “Weʼve found that there are two big reasons that these strategies donʼt work. The first is a lack of appreciation for the role that culture plays in creating transformation programs that stick. The second is poor leadership,” explain…

Michael Chmura

Babson Graduates Among Forbes 30 Under 30

Alexander Debelov ’10, cofounder of Virool, and Polina Raygorodskaya ’08, cofounder of Wanderu, are among the members of the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30. Alexander Debelov ’10, cofounder, Virool – Marketing & Advertising Category As a student at Babson College, Debelov cofounded the Kairos Society, the world’s largest student entrepreneurship organization. Two years after graduating,…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumnus Business Ring Raises $28 Million Series B From Sir Richard Branson

Ring, inventor of the smart doorbell, today announced the company raised $28 million in Series B funding to further its mission of reducing crime in communities. Sir Richard Branson, Shea Ventures and American Family Insurance led the round. True Ventures, Upfront and multiple angels, including Sky Dayton, also participated. Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin…

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Alumna Startup: Meet Eugene

Meet Eugene. The love of Brianna Stiklickas’ ’15 life, and the very small – yet powerful, motivator behind her entrepreneurial pursuit and her recently launched Kickstarter Campaign.

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.…

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…