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Silicon Savannah

By Marcos de Matos M’17. “The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page.” Saint Augustine I arrived at Babson in mid-May 2016, ready for the One-Year MBA. In 3 months, I managed to navigate 15 courses along with my new 37-member family of fellow one-years. I had no…

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Business and Social Innovation Intensity Track

The Graduate School has launched a new Business and Social Innovation Intensity Track for MBAs focused on developing the mindset, skills, and competencies needed to create economic and social value simultaneously. The role of business in society has significantly shifted, and business leaders are increasingly challenged with the complexities of “doing well” (economic value), while…

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Babson Grad Student Business Selected for First MassChallenge Digital Health Lab

TORq Interface, founded by Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17, has been selected as a participant of PULSE@MassChallenge–a new six-month digital health lab accelerator that matches startups with relevant corporate ‘Champions’. According to BostInno, ‘Unlike MassChallenge’s main accelerator program, which accepts 128 startups every year, [the 31 PULSE participants were] accepted through a match-making process…

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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,…

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The Launch of The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative

By Sasha Effron, Babson Graduate Student and member of The Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative. Why fashion? Professor Caroline Daniels described a crucial moment when she realized that over 25% of her students were interested in pursuing careers in fashion—either in their own start-up ventures or at major brands and corporations. She recognized enormous potential to engage…

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When Plan B Becomes Plan A

By Amabel Escardo, Babson Graduate Student. I have lived in Lima, Peru most of my life and my husband and I expect to eventually move back there. Our friends and families live in Lima and Peruvian food is simply the best, trust me. My background is in e-commerce. I’ve worked in this role in hospitality,…

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Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Update: As of May 2018, Gravyty has closed a $2 million round of funding and continues to grow.  Babson’s Adam Martel MBA ’17, a major gifts officer who has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars, and Rich Palmer MBA ’16, a product developer with eight years of experience in data and analytics, are helping nonprofits…

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Babson Graduate Business: Teplo

Babson graduate students Kazunori Kawanobe MBA’16, Abhinav Sureka MBA’16, and Mayuresh Soni MBA’16 cordially invite you to tea time with Teplo. Teplo Teplo is a smart bottle designed for tea drinkers who are looking for the ultimate, and unique, tea-drinking experience. The product is a glass bottle with a thermo-sensor, heater, Bluetooth communication module, and…

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Babson Graduate Student Business: DropZone – Veteran Resources Vetted by Vets

To honor those who serve this Veterans Day, and to thank one of our very own Babson graduate student veterans for her service, we caught up with Courtney Wilson M’17 about her newly-launched startup – DropZone: Veteran Resources Vetted by Vets. What is DropZone? Courtney: DropZone is a mobile app that connects veterans with non-government…

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