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Michael Chmura

Babson Community Members Nominated For 50 on Fire Awards

Several members of the Babson community have been nominated as finalists in the BostInno 50 on Fire awards competition, “highlighting the most impactful group of individuals and companies in Boston tech and innovation”. Education Finalists David Chang, Babson College Summer Venture Program Influential Bostonian, entrepreneur, and angel investor David Chang is Director of the Summer…

Michael Chmura

Alumni Businesses Named To Inc. 5000

Several Babson alumni businesses are among those named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 “annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.” #62: Allego                                   3-Year Growth: 5,401.50% 2016 Revenue: $5.7m Industry: Software Leadership:  Yuchun Lee MBA’96 & Mark Magnacca ’91 Makes a mobile sales learning platform to help workforces share content, master their pitch,…

Brianna Radicioni

The Boston Globe: Five Things You Should Know About David S. Chang—Director of Babson’s Summer Venture Program

As Director of Babson’s Summer Venture Program (SVP), David Chang is now just one month away from his first Summer Venture Showcase—the culmination of the college’s world-renowned 10-week startup accelerator through its Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. 2017 Babson Summer Venture Showcase Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1-6 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Undergraduate Among 17 Future Founders Fellows

Christopher de Leon ‘16, CEO and founder of HubCharge, is among the 17 entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the Future Founders 2017 Fellowship.  HubCharge transforms your venue into a smart hub by enabling you to engage with customers, track valuable data, and create amazing experiences all through our smart charging hardware.  HubCharge…

Michael Chmura

80+ Startups At Babson College’s Rocket Pitch For Entrepreneurs

More than 80 startups will participate in the Babson College Rocket Pitch event for entrepreneurs, Thursday, November 3, 2016 on the Wellesley campus. The 17th annual event showcases Babson (students and alumni), Olin College of Engineering and Wellesley College entrepreneurs who are invited to pitch their business ideas to a large audience of students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors,…

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…

Shannon Sweeny

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…

Shannon Sweeny

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…

Shannon Sweeny

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…