News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Startups

Shannon Sweeny

ZAVR, Accessories for the Modern Gentleman

Babson undergraduate students Harshit Garg ‘19, Pranay Kothari ‘19, and Hari Mahesh ’19 are redefining the modern gentlemen by launching the men’s accessories brand, ZAVR Men.  ZAVR Men is a men’s accessories brand that offers modern accessories that strike a balance with both luxury and affordable. They are classy men’s accessories that complement a well-dressed…

Michael Chmura

Babson MSEL Graduate Launches Prepare 4 VC To Support Startups Seeking Funding

Jason Kraus MSEL’15 has launched Prepare 4 VC, a startup designed to support startups to help create better pitches to investors. “I have put my Babson entrepreneurial spirit to work helping other startups research, define, analyze and present all of the information they need for their fundraising rounds,” he said. “I have worked with various…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Miami to Host First Demo Night on October 27

Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Miami is set to host its first-ever Demo Night on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Building on Babson’s leadership in advancing women-led entrepreneurship, the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson launched the WIN Lab in Boston in October 2013 as a first-of-its-kind program designed to help women entrepreneurs launch successful…

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…

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 Hosts Summer Entrepreneurship Program for Bulgarian Students

Babson College is serving as host for a Summer Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) administered by the Institute of International Education, providing a short-term, non-degree, experiential learning opportunity for 30 Bulgarian students from all accredited universities in Bulgaria and for young professionals under 35 years-old. During five weeks of intensive entrepreneurship training, participants learn the business fundamentals…

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…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Alumni and Leaders Nominated for Rosoff Awards New Vision for Diversity

Babson leadership members Sadie Burton-Goss, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jane Edmonds, Vice President of Governance, as well as Babson alumni Daquan Oliver ’14, Executive Director and Founder of WeThrive, Ian So ’08, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicken & Rice Guys, and Esmeralda Lambert MBA’11, CEO and Founder of Esmeralda Lambert LLC have been nominated…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17, a major gifts officer who has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars, and Rich Palmer M’16, a product developer with eight years of experience in data and analytics, are helping nonprofits with some of their biggest challenges: retaining donors, and raising more money. Gravyty Gravyty helps nonprofits retain donors and…