News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Alumni

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…

Michael Chmura

ThinkLite Named Top 30 Under 30 Business By Inc Readers

ThinkLite, cofounded by Dinesh Wadhwani ‘12, is Inc’s 2015 top 30 Under 30 business. The company supplies businesses with LED bulbs compatible with their existing infrastructure. According to Inc, “ThinkLite’s customers include large corporations such as AT&T, Boeing, Kodak, Men’s Wearhouse, Honeywell, and Dunkin’ Donuts, among others….Wadhwani says that ThinkLite is currently the only company…

Michael Chmura

Babson Honors Creators Of Innovative Athletics Alumni-Giving Competition

Babson College has presented the initial Entrepreneurial Thought & Action Award to Erin Martinovich, director, The Fund for Babson, and Jaime Mulligan, associate director, Special Gifts and director, Athletics Department’s relaunched B-Club, in conjunction with the Fund For Babson/Development and Athletics, for the creation of March Madness Athletics Giving Competition. The 2014 fundraising competition engaged…