Babson Hosts 2014 Pan-Mass Challenge Annual Bike-A-Thon

Babson College is serving as the Wellesley home for the 2014 Pan-Mass Challenge annual bike-a-thon, taking place August 2-3, 2014. About the PMC: The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) is an annual bike-a-thon that today raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in the country. The PMC was founded in 1980 by…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 3)

Ronald Diep ’15 comes from a family business. His parents own a boutique store selling Hawaiian products in Honolulu. Since he was young, Diep was always involved in the shop. When Diep came to Babson for his undergraduate degree, he wanted to take his family’s business to the next level. He became part of the…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 2)

When Lei Wang M’13 started the Summer Venture Program in 2012 with his venture PhotoOil, he had a basic network of artists back home in China, but was unsure whether his concept would actually work. The Summer Venture Program provided an opportunity for Wang to focus on his business fulltime and take his opportunity to…

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Undergraduate GAP Students Launch FME Businesses

The 2017 GAP class recently launched their FME businesses at Barefoot Park. Babson’s GAP (Grow, Achieve, Prepare) enrollment option grants incoming students the ability to explore their passions, while participating in a GAP semester.  To abide to the traditional four-year graduation track, these students take a semester’s worth of classes during the summer. As a…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 1)

In 2013, Hans Homberger M’14 participated in the Summer Venture Program with his venture, FourthWheel Coffee. Leveraging his family’s coffee plantations in El Salvador, Homberger found a way to bring fresh coffee beans to consumers in the U.S.A. within five days of being roasted. When he entered SVP, all Homberger had was his family’s unroasted…

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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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Featured Alumni Business: SkinYoga

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Jagriti Choudhary M’13 jagriti@skinyoga.in and my business is called SkinYoga.  @SkinYoga  Facebook  Instagram What’s the mission or description of your business? SkinYoga’s mission is to help people adopt a natural lifestyle. It wants people to experience and understand the power of plants especially…

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Featured Alumni Business: Idea Space

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Lauren VanElslander Mearn ’06 and the name of my business is Idea Space.  Visit us at http://ideaspaceboston.com. What’s the mission or description of your business? Idea Space is a boutique office space in Boston’s Back Bay that provides entrepreneurs and small businesses…

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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…

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