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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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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Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

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Community Message: 2014 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

This is a copy of a message President Kerry Healey emailed to the on-campus community on March 27, 2014. Dear Babson Community Members: I’m pleased to announce the outstanding Honorary Degree Candidates and speakers who will join us on campus to celebrate our 2014 undergraduate and graduate Commencement exercises: Tory Burch, CEO and designer of…

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From Software Sales to Shoe Designer

Candice Cabe M’10 found frustration and opportunity in her former role as a software salesperson. As a frequent traveler, she constantly needed to pack multiple pairs of shoes for her work trips which was burdensome and inconvenient. However, as a true entrepreneur, she took action on her frustration by creating Day2Night Convertible Heels . Day2Night shoes have interchangeable…

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Undergraduate alumnus Andrew Kitzenberg talks with the Boston Heard about his business, Memory on Hand, which produces a flash drive that you can wear.

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Memory on Hand Overcomes 1,237 Applicants to be Accepted as a Finalist for MassChallenge 2012

Memory on Hand (www.memoryonhand.com) the manufacturer of the MoH Band™, a USB flash drive wristband, graciously accepts their admission as one of this year’s 125 high impact start-ups accepted into MassChallenge’s accelerator program. MassChallenge is the world’s largest accelerator and startup competition. This year 1,237 startups applied from 35 states and 36 countries. The accelerator…

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Daymond John Wants You To Join Lemonade Day Boston

Because starting a business created a vision for the rest of his future, Daymond John, founder of FUBU and Co-host of ABC-TV’s Shark Tank, believes that this empowerment can be instilled in people of all ages–including kids. Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate…

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Techcrunch (Founder Stories) RunKeeper

Interview with Jason Jacobs M’05, co-founder and CEO of RunKeeper

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