News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Startups

Brianna Radicioni

Manizales Más Celebrates Five Years of Fostering Growth, Employment, and Prosperity Among the Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Manizales Más, Babson’s entrepreneurship and economy-boosting collaboration with the Colombian city of Manizales, has driven an average 46 percent growth among 73 high-potential companies in just five years. These companies have registered an average $39 million in sales, created 1,392 new jobs, and attracted 1,679 new customers, in addition to eight exporting companies. Such growth…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Boston and Miami Welcome New Resident Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Investors

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® at Babson College has announced nine new resident entrepreneurs, executives, and investors who have joined their teams in Boston and Miami to offer up a breadth of industry knowledge to their new cohorts of women entrepreneurs. Returning WIN Lab® Entrepreneurs-and-Executives-In-Residence include Gail Simmons, Roslyn (Roz) G. Daum, Eleanor Tabi…

Michael Chmura

Babson’s Play Business And HubCharge Finalists In National RECESS Pitch Competition

Babson student businesses Play Business and HubCharge are among the 15 college startup finalists of the RECESS Pitch Competition in Los Angeles.  Babson is the only college to place two startups among the finalists of this national competition. Startup: Play Business Babson Graduate Student Joan Segura Emerging markets and mostly Latin American countries have nearly…

Brianna Radicioni

TORq: A Real-Time Surgical Scheduling Solution

During her time as a surgical device representative, Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 spent the majority of her time driving to a surgery that she would later find out had been rescheduled, or waiting at a hospital for hours because they were behind schedule. The solution? Torq Interface—a HIPAA-compliant, automated platform which exports real-time,…

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…