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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…

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,…