News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

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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 to Hold First Annual Multi-school Business Plan Competition for Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Through Babson’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program will be holding their first annual Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Competition on Friday May 13, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Trim Dining Hall at Babson. The Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program launched this spring semester as a sister program…

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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 and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

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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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Four Babson Professors Promoted

Professors Mark Potter, Marjorie Feld, Ben Luippold, and Scott Taylor have been promoted at Babson College. Mark Potter, Finance, promoted to Professor of Finance Marjorie Feld, History & Society, promoted to Professor Ben Luippold, Accounting & Law, tenure and promoted to Associate Scott Taylor, Management, tenure and promoted to Associate Mark Potter Mark Potter, Ph.D.,…