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Brianna Radicioni

Entrepreneurship and its Potential in Miami

Guest post by Babson College Professor Donna Kelley, co-author of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report Miami is booming with startups. According to the most recent United States Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey—22 percent of working age adults in Miami are starting or running new businesses, compared to the national average of 12.6…

Michael Chmura

Jennifer Pierre MS’16 Appears On The Harry Show

Melanites™ founder Jennifer Pierre MS’16 was among the guests on the Harry Show with Harry Connick Jr. as part of the Leading Lady segment to discuss Melanites and the mission to celebrate Brown Boyhood. According to Melanites, “…learn more about why disrupting the blue aisle and providing diverse and representative toy options is so important….There…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Boston and Miami Welcome New Resident Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Investors

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® at Babson College has announced nine new resident entrepreneurs, executives, and investors who have joined their teams in Boston and Miami to offer up a breadth of industry knowledge to their new cohorts of women entrepreneurs. Returning WIN Lab® Entrepreneurs-and-Executives-In-Residence include Gail Simmons, Roslyn (Roz) G. Daum, Eleanor Tabi…

Shannon Sweeny

Four Babson MBA Alumni Businesses Take Home Wins at ’50 on Fire’

Innercity Weightlifting, Parlor Skis, Runkeeper and Sam Aquillano MBA ’14 of Design Museum Boston all took home wins in their respective categories at BostonInno’s ’50 on Fire’ event on December 7, 2016.  Innercity Weightlifting took the win in the Civic category, Parlor Skis for Retail, Runkeeper for Sport and Fitness, and Aquillano of Design Museum…

Brianna Radicioni

Journeys To Success: The Millennial Edition, Featuring Babson College Student, Author, Social Entrepreneur

Babson College undergraduate student Danielle Rubenfeld ‘18 is the Founder and President of Bread Run Corp., a 501(c)(3) non-profit devoted to feeding the hungry and homeless in local communities. She is also the youngest co-author of the new book Journeys To Success: Millennial Edition. In the book, 21 millennial authors recount their personal experiences about…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Entrepreneur Opens His 4th Fast Casual Restaurant In Metro Boston

Dan Ustayev ‘12 has opened the 4th location of Los Amigos Taqueria, a very successful and popular Mexican fast-casual restaurant in the greater Boston area.  The Brighton Center location on Washington Street has opened for business, joining locations at Coolidge Corner, West Roxbury and Newtonville.  According to Dan, Los Amigos Taqueria is a new fast-casual…

Michael Chmura

Former New England Patriots Defensive End And Seafood Entrepreneur Jarvis Green To Discuss Cooking And Entrepreneurship

Two-time Super Bowl champion and food entrepreneur Jarvis Green will visit Babson College on October 18th to share cooking tips and discuss his career arc – from New England Patriots defensive end to Owner/President of Oceans 97, Inc., a National Minority Supply Diversity Chain Company. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Crossroads Café,  Reynolds Campus Center…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Graduates Among 25 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40

Polina Raygorodskaya ‘08, CEO, Wanderu, and Jamie Siminoff ‘99, Founder & Chief Inventor, Ring, are among Entrepreneur’s 25 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40 Who Are Creating the Next Big Thing. They come from all sectors and sizes, but the one common thread among them is they saw what was being done and did it differently. As…

Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson San Francisco MBAs Found Opportunity in Solar

Kyle Cherrick MBA ’16 and Jeff Rodgers MBA ’16, Blended Learning students at the Babson San Francisco campus, met at orientation.  They were assigned to the same working group for the first set of courses of their MBA program. From there, Solar Merchant, later to be known as Pick My Solar was born. Solar Merchant…