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Two Babson Alumni Businesses to Appear on ‘Meet the Drapers’—a New TV Show Turning Viewers into Investors

Well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper, and his similarly-famed VC father and daughter, have launched a new television show lauded as the “kinder, gentler version of Shark Tank.” As part of this new series, the Draper family will capitalize on the rise of equity crowdfunding by giving viewers the opportunity to invest in the…

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Babson Executive Education Alumnus and Former NFL Player Nate Lawrie Receives Deal on Shark Tank

On Sunday, October 29, Nate Lawrie was featured on Shark Tank to pitch his business Brazyn Life, and the company’s launch product, The Morph—a collapsible, portable foam roller. He received a $250,000 deal with sharks Lori Greiner and Sara Blakely for 20% equity. Lawrie is a former NFL player and an alumnus of the Babson…

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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…

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Four Entrepreneurs Among Finalists In BostInno Alumni Impact Awards Competition

Four Babson community members – Jeff Avallon ’06, Jon Feinman M’10, Kyle Judah, and Sarah Hodges M’10 – were named BostInno Alumni Impact Awards finalists. The competition sourced nominations from across the Boston area and announced its list of 25 finalists in April. Jon Feinman and Sarah Hodges were honored as Alumni Impact Award winners…

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Hitting the Ground Running

Several weeks ago, over 120 startups moved into the 14th floor of ONE Marina Park Drive.  The space went from being a quiet haven to a hive humming with activity and pulsing with energy.  The accelerator launched with Boot Camp, five intense days packed with headlining speakers and workshops to initiate the finalists into the…

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