News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Social Entrepreneurship

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Business Aims to Bring Shoes to the World

Greensole, a Babson graduate student business making a social impact by recycling discarded shoes and creating comfortable footwear for communities in need, is looking to scale up through an Indiegogo campaign this month. Greensole is founded by Babson graduate student, Shriyans Bhandari MS’16 and Ramesh Dhami. In 2016, Greensole hit their milestone of helping 10,000…

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Student Startup: PICCPerfect

Babson Undergraduate student Emily Levy ’16 didn’t let her diagnosis take control of her life – she used it to empower others in similar situations. Here’s her ‘PICC’ perfect story:

Babson College PR

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…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

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.