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Featured Alumni Business: MandaSeguro.com

What is your name, and the name of your business? I am Matias Sevi ’12, the founder of MandaSeguro.com What’s the mission or description of your business? Our slogan is “Innovating the way to help your loved ones.” MandaSeguro.com is a website that allows Hispanics that currently live in the US to help their family…

Why Food Entrepreneurship Matters

Food Sol Director Rachel Greenberger (http://www.foodsol.org/; @Food_Sol; @businessforfood) posts a Food Day blog on the importance of entrepreneurial leadership in bringing tangible change to the global food systems marketplace. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable,  and sustainable food. Rachel’s Food Day blog:  http://www.foodday.org/why_food_entrepreneurship_matters

A United Nations Face of PRME Visits Babson

Highlights of this month’s celebration of PRME – Principles of Responsible Management Education – are the visit today by Jonas Haertle, Head of the United Nations PRME Secretariat, the Party for the Principles – tonight from 5-7 p.m., and the launch of the new Babson faculty book The New Entrepreneurial Leader. At a morning reception,…

Thoreau Inspires Senior To Discover Difference Between Want vs. Need

Thoreau didn’t have duct tape… …but he was able to build a fire when it was cold! Babson senior Ryan Cornelius has set an altruistic goal for himself for 48 hours this week.  He is spending the time close to nature – with only cardboard, a tarp, water, crackers, an Army blanket, and the clothes…

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EazyOn

Business: EazyOn Connor Lemenze ’10, clemenze@me.com Website: www.EazyOn.com Slogan:  The spray that gets you into your sport Located: NJ & VT Idea Began: As a Babson Undergraduate on the Babson Ski Team I noticed the struggle and pain individuals, on the team and in the base lodge had putting on their ski boots.  Ski boots…

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One Hen Expands Financial Literacy Program

Amma Sefa-Dedeh M’09 is leading a national expansion of One Hen’s financial literacy program. Amma is executive director of the financial literacy nonprofit, which grew out of the book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference by Katie Smith Milway.  To read more, click here.

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At Local Mass. College, Service Is “A Part Of Life.”

C2C WEblog Bloging Toward A Better Future writes: “One of Wellesley’s most creative neighbors is Babson College.  While most envision Babson as an incubator for America’s best young entrepreneurs, the Bernon Center for Public Service at Babson extends this often business-centric notion to include social entrepreneurship.  In just 10 years, the Bernon Center has grown……

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Vote For Everybody Wins! Read To Kids Campaign

Everybody Wins! USA, a nationally recognized literacy and mentoring organization, finished second in Education Ideas for Change with its Read to Kids campaign on Change.org’s Idea for Change in America. The Read to Kids campaign now advances to the final round of voting that begins Monday, March 1st at 1pm ET and ends on Friday,…