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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…

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Featured Alumni Business: Abraxas Solutions

Name of Business:  Abraxas Solutions Mission/ Description: Abraxas Solutions provides clean technology project integration and solutions, often involving multiple technologies per site, to mid to large size enterprises in the Mexican and Latin American markets. Alumni Name and Contact Information: Alec Bowers (Note: To learn more email Alex at abowers@abraxasmx.com. The Abraxas Web site is…

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Babson Graduates Unite in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts

By the time Hurricane Sandy weakened, it had left a path of destruction and devastation so vast that the idea of rebuilding was almost unfathomable. But as immense as the notion was, the sky eventually cleared, the sun emerged, and communities along the Eastern Seaboard banded together to rebuild. In New York, Hurricane Sandy recovery…

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Featured Alumni Business: Sage Data Security, LLC

Name of Business: Sage Data Security, LLC Mission/ Description: Help clients safeguard their data against attack. Alumni Name and Contact Information: Charlie Burckmyer M’08; charlie.burckmyer@sagedatasecurity.com Scott Noll, BA’98 & M’08; scott.noll@sagedatasecurity.com Located: Portland, ME Inspiration/ Business: We acquired Sage after a years-long search for a high-quality, high-growth business. How The Idea Began: After spending countless…

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Featured Alumni Business: Blurtopia

Name of Business: Blurtopia Mission/ Description: Blurtopia is a mobile social network, which connects people around questions, answers and conversations. Through a simple and intuitive interface, individuals can post “Blurts” in three different types: Rate 1-5, This or That, or Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down. Those Blurts can then be sent to the whole Blurtopia community or…

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Featured Alumni Business: MissionRoot

Featured Alumni Business: MissionRoot       Name of Business:  MissionRoot Mission/ Description:  MissionRoot, an organic beverage line formulated with fruits and herbs from the Indian holistic practice Ayurveda  contain fresh-pressed ginger root and nutrient-rich traditional Ayurvedic ingredients Indian gooseberry, Indian Holy Basil, and Hibiscus, which are believed to detoxify, replenish and balance the body. Indian-American…

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Babson Alumnus and Entrepreneur Honored by the White House

Babson Alumnus Shonak Patel ’06 of Boston will be honored by the White House as one of twelve AmeriCorps alumni that are “Champions of Change.” These twelve AmeriCorps alumni will be recognized for how they have applied their service experience to their careers and for the impact they have made in their communities. Patel is…

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