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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni Business wins Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Babson Alumni, Mihael Mikek MBA’06, CEO at Celtra Inc, won the Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the High Tech category, honoring immigrant entrepreneurs in Massachusetts. The award, presented by The Immigrant Learning Center, honors outstanding Massachusetts immigrant entrepreneurs in four categories: business growth, neighborhood business, high-tech and life science. Babson Alum, Edison Almeida…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Business, Melanites, Getting Noticed

Babson graduate student Jennifer Pierre M’ 16 is looking to make a difference in the toy industry.  She is doing just that with her business, Melanites.  She isn’t only making an impact at Babson, but also in the local media. Melanites Melanites is a toy company expanding representation in the toy aisles with the first…

Michael Chmura

MBA Student Business Jack Iron Sets Sail

Babson MBA evening student  David Bruenner and Chris Schmidt, co-founders and co-designers of dry goods brand Jack Iron, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign supporting an initial product line of handcrafted belts and functional accessories that combine rich leather with distinctive nautical snap shackles. Bruenner and Schmidt are seeking to raise $20,000 from backers who will receive…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

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…

Babson College PR

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 –…

Michael Chmura

MBA Biz Named Fastest Growing Internet Retailer

GourmetGiftBaskets.com has been named the fastest growing internet retailer for 2008 by Internet Retailer.  Gourmet  grew web sales by 172.7% in 2008 to $12 million from $4.4 million in 2007. Gourmet is also a new addition to the Internet Retailer Top 500.  For more details, please visit http://www.internetretailer.com/dailyNews.asp?id=29218. For more information on Gourmet, which was…