Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

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Featured Student Business: Gaudium

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Daniel Lloreda, Class of  ’15.  Email info@shopgaudium.com for business inquiries. Our business is Gaudium. Please visit us at www.shopgaudium.com. What’s the mission or description of your business? Gaudium is a men’s luxury clothing brand. All our clothing is made from the most premium…

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Featured Alumni Business: Moodsnap

What’s your name, and the name of your business? I’m David Blutenthal, Founder and CEO of Expressionality Inc. We provide value B2C in the form of “personalized social” music experiences for music consumers, and B2B through emotive targeting opportunities and delivering behavioral music intelligence to brands and advertisers. The company’s flagship product is Moodsnap –…

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Startup Rounds Competition Launched For Babson Entrepreneurs

The Babson Entrepreneurship Club (BEC) is offering a new kind of business contest on a platform created specifically for startups. BEC Co-president and Babson MBA 2014 candidate Paul Hammond has been working on Startup Rounds for the past several months, and recognizes that there is no better place to first use the software than at…

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Featured Alumni Business: ZenDeals

    Name of Business: ZenDeals.com Mission/ Description: ZenDeals’ mission is to make it easier for shoppers to save money online with coupon codes that actually work. Today, three out of four coupon codes you find online are expired or not valid. ZenDeals takes the frustration out of saving online by algorithmically testing coupons twice…

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Featured Student Business: Started Tomorrow

Name of Business: Started Tomorrow Mission/Description: Discover the growing era of entrepreneurship with Started Tomorrow — a blog that brings you the most inspirational stories behind the best young entrepreneurs from all over the world. Our stories will inspire you, encourage you to enact change, help you grow and make this world a better place…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part V)

Josh Harwell M’12 partook in the 2012 Summer Venture Program by working on his venture, CAMFormulas. CAMFormulas is an online retailer of high-quality and pharmaceutical grade health, beauty, and nutritional products. Harwell and three interns spent most of the summer focusing on developing marketing initiatives and updating CAMFormula’s e-commerce platform. In addition to the interns,…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part IV)

Chris Jacobs ’10 participated in the 2010 Summer Venture Program and spent the summer growing his venture, Honest Discounts. Honest Discounts provides Americans with a completely free discount prescription card program which saves them 10%–75% on all generic and brand name prescription medications not covered by their health insurance. The card program has no age,…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part III)

Seth Burstein M’11 participated in the Summer Venture Program in 2010 and 2011 with two different ventures, Trade Show Internet and Golden Health Guide. Burstein started Trade Show Internet prior to attending Babson and established Golden Health Guide with his co-founder, Laura Goodman Mitchell M’11, during his first year of the MBA program. Today Trade…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part II)

In 2012, David Blutenthal M’13 and one other teammate participated in the Babson Summer Venture Program (SVP) to develop a music application, Expressionality. They spent their summer building the initial application, and today view the SVP as a tremendously positive experience. According to Blutenthal, the Summer Venture Program was an opportunity for him to quickly…

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