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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…

Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Startup PICCPerfect Wins Beantown Throwdown

PICCPerfect, an undergraduate startup that produces safe, sanitary & stylish PICC line covers, took top honors in the 3rd annual Beantown Throwdown competition on October 9th. Winners were determined by audience vote using play money to “invest” in the most exceptional ideas. More than 200 executives from public and private companies, angel and venture investors,…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumnus Business Ring Raises $28 Million Series B From Sir Richard Branson

Ring, inventor of the smart doorbell, today announced the company raised $28 million in Series B funding to further its mission of reducing crime in communities. Sir Richard Branson, Shea Ventures and American Family Insurance led the round. True Ventures, Upfront and multiple angels, including Sky Dayton, also participated. Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin…

Michael Chmura

Babson Alumni Biz: Stork – Better-Fitting Men’s Undershirts

What is your name and the name of your business? Greg Schwartz – Babson 2012 Stork What’s the mission or description of your business? Stork undershirts were designed to fix three fundamental flaws in the conventional undershirt: boxy fit, sleeves that bunch, short length. To solve these problems, our shirts taper down from the shoulders…

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:

Brianna DiPietro

Babson Student Startup: SuperHealos

Following personal health scares and unexpected family challenges, Babson MBA student Yuan Yin M’15 decided to reevaluate her priorities and follow a new dream. From it was born a team of SuperHealos. SuperHealos Yuan: A SuperHealo is many things. It’s both the name of our business and a member of our team. It’s also a character in…