News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Startups

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…

Brianna Radicioni

Two Babson Graduate Businesses Named Finalists in SXSW MBA Pitch Competition

Babson graduate students Adam Martel M’17 and Rich Palmer M’16 of Gravyty, and Kazunori Kawanobe M’16, Abhinav Sureka M’16, and Mayuresh Soni M’16 of Load&Road LLC. – the maker of Teplo, participated in the 2016 SXSW MBA Pitch Competition at SXSW Interactive—landing top spots as 2nd and 4th place finalists. The cohorts competed against fifteen other MBA entrepreneur teams…

Michael Chmura

Babson Among Top Colleges For Startups

BestColleges.com has named Babson the No. 8th best college for startups. “You’ve built an extraordinary program and that effort does not go unnotices,” writes the publication. Other top schools are UCal – Berkley, MIT, Stanford, USC, Penn, Cornell, and UMichigan – Ann Arbor. “As a general rule, startup cities cluster on the coasts,” writes BestColleges.com. …

Michael Chmura

MBA Student Business Jack Iron Sets Sail

Babson MBA evening student  David Bruenner and Chris Schmidt, co-founders and co-designers of dry goods brand Jack Iron, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign supporting an initial product line of handcrafted belts and functional accessories that combine rich leather with distinctive nautical snap shackles. Bruenner and Schmidt are seeking to raise $20,000 from backers who will receive…