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Michael Chmura

Dronegenuity Launches Aerial Photography & Mapping Services

Dronegenuity LLC will begin offering low-cost aerial photography, mapping, and data services in Massachusetts this month. The announcement follows the Federal Aviation Administration’s recently revised Part 107 regulations governing the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the national airspace. The FAA replaced highly restrictive regulations with a less onerous set of rules, paving the way…

Michael Chmura

Babson College MBA Business Among Best Student Startups at Massachusetts’ Largest Collegiate Pitch-Off

Student teams gathered last night at Hatch Fenway to present their entrepreneurial dreams to a standing-room-only crowd of business leaders, influential media and seasoned investors at the Next Generation of Ideas, featuring the fourth annual MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) of Cambridge’s Beantown Throwdown. When the dust had finally settled, second place went to Babson College’s…

Michael Chmura

DropZone For Veterans Among Participants In Beantown Throwdown

DropZone For Veterans founder Courtney Wilson MBA’17 will be among the student entrepreneurs from 12 of Massachusetts’ top public and private colleges and universities that will go head-to-head on Wednesday, September 28th at Hatch Fenway for the fourth annual Beantown Throwdown pitch competition. DropZone is a mobile app that connects veterans with non-government resources, programs and benefits, all…

Michael Chmura

RWJF Honors InnerCity Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting, founded by Jon Feinman MBA’10, is among the three 2016 winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Sports Award. The winners will receive a $7,500 cash award and will be honored at a September 28, 2016 ceremony at the RWJF headquarters in Princeton, N.J. The three recipients have been awarded this honor…

Michael Chmura

Adjoint Inc. Selected for EY Startup Blockchain Challenge

Update:  Smart Contracts Platform Company Adjoint, Inc. Wins “Most Investable Startup” Award at the EY Startup Blockchain Challenge in London  Adjoint Inc. is one of 6 companies selected for the London-based Ernst & Young Startup Blockchain Challenge. During the six week programme, which begins on 12 September, the startups will move into an innovation hub…

Michael Chmura

MBA Writes Business Guide For Farmers

Author Julia Shanks MBA’06 distills years of teaching and business consulting with farmers into this comprehensive, accessible guide, The Farmer’s Office. She covers all aspects of launching, running and growing a successful farm business through effective bookkeeping and business management, providing tools to make managerial decisions, apply for a loan or other financing, and offering…

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 Business True Fit Raises $25M

True Fit, footwear and apparel’s discovery platform, announced a $25 million Series B financing from Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, and Intel Capital. The new funding brings total investment in True Fit to $40 million and it will be used to serve rising demand and growth, as well as to drive continued innovation for retailers…

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…