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

As undergraduate students participating in the 2010 Babson Summer Venture Program (SVP) Enrico Palmerino ’11 and Dinesh Wadhwani ’12 focused on growing and scaling their four person company, ThinkLite. During that time, Palmerino and Wadhwani were able to acquire ThinkLite’s second major account (Kodak), begin the process of manufacturing lights in China, produce the first…


Dinesh Wadhwani speaking at a Babson event in 2011.

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President Healey Attends the US Consultation of the ISD Engaging Turkey Initiative

President Healey was among those participating in the Institute for Strategic Dialogue’s US consultation of the Engaging Turkey Initiative, which took place June 27-28 in Washington, D.C. According to the ISD, the meeting built on the discussions, also attended by President Healey, “that took place during the First Task Force Meeting in Istanbul in May…

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Featured Summer Venture Program Student Business: Artblix

Name of Business: Artblix Mission/ Description: Artblix connects local artists and artisans to the global market by enabling them to sell their handmade goods online. We are starting with the artists and artisans of Guatemala and plan to grow by incorporating more artists and artisans from around the world. We believe that we can change…

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Featured Student Business: 88 Acres

Name of Business: 88 Acres Mission/ Description: We aim to increase the quality of life for the millions of people directly and indirectly affected by food allergies by providing healthy and delicious snack foods, free of the top eight food allergens and crafted with simple and sustainably sourced ingredients, designed for all to enjoy. Name…

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Featured Alumni Business: Greek International Food Market

Name of Business: Greek International Food Market 617.553.8038 Name and Email: Katerina Iliades ’10 greekintlmarket@gmail.com Mission/ Description: The Greek International Food Market isn’t your typical grocery store; we are your home away from home. We are a family business that strives to offer the highest quality, best tasting international food products. Not only do we…

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Featured Student Business: DashaBella

Name of Business: DashaBella Mission/ Description: DashaBella is a company that is dedicated to promoting women empowerment through our promotional products; we strive to offer the gift of beauty to every woman by specifically targeting women owned businesses and organizations. We understand that it is important for women owned companies and organizations to stand out…

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Featured Alumni Business: House Bear Brewing

Name of Business: House Bear Brewing Mission/ Description: House Bear Brewing makes mead, an alcoholic beverage crafted from fermented honey, using quality honey from responsible apiaries and fresh ingredients. We source “fresh, local, responsible” whenever possible because it’s good for the bees, the environment, our partners and our recipes. Name and Email: Beth Borges M’10;…

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New Leadership Roles for Shahid Ansari and Dennis Hanno

This is a copy of a message emailed to the on-campus community this morning from President-elect Kerry Healey. I am writing to share significant and exciting news about Babson’s next generation of leadership.  The changes in leadership structure are being initiated to ensure that Babson benefits from continuity of management, remains in a strong position…

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