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Shannon Sweeny

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…

Shannon Sweeny

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.…

Shannon Sweeny

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.,…

Brianna DiPietro

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…

Michael Chmura

Babson Among Top Colleges For Startups

BestColleges.com has named Babson the No. 8th best college for startups. “You’ve built an extraordinary program and that effort does not go unnotices,” writes the publication. Other top schools are UCal – Berkley, MIT, Stanford, USC, Penn, Cornell, and UMichigan – Ann Arbor. “As a general rule, startup cities cluster on the coasts,” writes BestColleges.com. …

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Graduate Business: Teplo

Babson graduate students Kazunori Kawanobe M’16, Abhinav Sureka M’16, and Mayuresh Soni M’16 cordially invite you to tea time with Teplo. Teplo Teplo is a smart bottle designed for tea drinkers who are looking for the ultimate, and unique, tea-drinking experience. The product is a glass bottle with a thermo-sensor, heater, Bluetooth communication module, and…

Michael Chmura

Babson Graduate Students Mentor Lowell High’s Entrepreneurship Students

Coffee, bagels and business plans were scattered across 32 workstations in Lowell High’s Little Theater last Thursday morning as 65 Babson graduate students and 175 Lowell entrepreneurship students came together for a day of coaching and idea generation. All 240 students worked together to reach one common goal: to further their entrepreneurial journey. The Lowell…

Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Business Save Ohno Honored By Climate CoLab

Undergraduate student business Save Ohno has received the Judges’ Choice award during finals of the Climate CoLab contest. Climate CoLab opened 15 contests in March 2015 on key challenges the world is facing as we confront climate change. Nearly 400 proposals were submitted and evaluated by the judges, who then selected 109 semi-finalists. The authors had a chance to…