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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…

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Babson Hosts Summer Entrepreneurship Program for Bulgarian Students

Babson College is serving as host for a Summer Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) administered by the Institute of International Education, providing a short-term, non-degree, experiential learning opportunity for 30 Bulgarian students from all accredited universities in Bulgaria and for young professionals under 35 years-old. During five weeks of intensive entrepreneurship training, participants learn the business fundamentals…

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Babson Undergraduate Business Making Laundry ‘Clean’

Babson undergraduate students Ryan Lupberger ’18 and Sam Gaudet ’18 are the founders of CleanCult, a subscription service that they say delivers the most effective, non-toxic laundry pods, so that you can feel clean, not chemicals. Their mission is to deliver that “clean-sheets feeling” to people while removing harmful chemicals from their skin and the…

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The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

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Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole is a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16, a long distance runner that saw an issue with how many shoes he was discarding, and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone…

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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…

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Babson Faculty Featured in “We the People: The Market Basket Effect”

Peter Cohan, lecturer of business strategy and entrepreneurship at Babson, appears in the film, “We the People: The Market Basket Effect.”  The film is the story of the employees of a local grocery chain, Market Basket, who went on strike in 2014 after CEO Arthur T Demoulas was fired by his cousin Arthur S Demoulas.…

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Two Babson Graduate Businesses Named Finalists in SXSW MBA Pitch Competition

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, and Kazunori Kawanobe M’16, Abhinav Sureka M’16, and Mayuresh Soni M’16 of Load&Road LLC. – the maker of Teplo, participated in the 2016 SXSW MBA Pitch Competition at SXSW Interactive—landing top spots as 2nd and 4th place finalists. The cohorts competed against fifteen other MBA entrepreneur teams…