BABSON HOSTS FOUNDER’S DAY STUDENT BUSINESS FAIR

March 4, 11:45 am – 2 pm, Trim 201/202 and in the Sorenson Visual Arts building

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Babson will showcase its student businesses during the Founder’s Day Business Fair, March 4, 11:45 am – 2 pm, Trim 201/202 and in the Sorenson Visual Arts building.

Roger Ward Babson once said, “The world as a whole benefits most when you do something new or when you do it better or differently.” Come see a selection of our top student and staff businesses that have done just that. Sponsored by the Babson Chamber of Commerce. Full list of businesses:http://www3.babson.edu/Events/FoundersDay/pdf/presenting-businesses.pdf

A Little Bit Weird

Providing a variety of unique apparel, unconventional items, and wandering curiosities, A Little Bit Weird is the tailored lifestyle brand for imaginative individuals who value artistic self-expression and rarity.

Beat Bomb

Experience the Explosion of Sound

BIBO

We are selling a radically new innovation that will expose people to a new way of viewing and consuming chocolate and coffee.

Bloom Where You’re Planted

Bloom Where You're Planted creates handmade, environmentally sustainable cards that celebrate and support special places.

Boxers or Briefs

Boxers or Briefs? Because Babson Men Don’t Wear Tighty Whities....A variety of comfortable signature Babson boxers, briefs and women’s athletic shorts entailing comical catch phrases to catch your attention

Cloud Jolt

Cloud Jolt is a socially responsible web hosting company design specifically to empower entrepreneurs to succeed.

Data Bands 

Data Bands: The World Around Your Wrist

Dog Named Banjo

PodPillows from Dog Named Banjo – Where handmade meets high-tech.

Down to Earth Waste Solutions

We help businesses go green while saving money through our integrated organic waste management services.

Everlast Energy

"Stay Energized" with Everlast Energy.

Fetchmob.com

Fetchmob.com allows people to buy things without shopping for them.

Fine Touch Laptop Art

We sell protective laptop skins made from colorful scratch-art that gives you an opportunity to personalize and to draw your own creative designs (no artistic skills needed, but just a little imagination and a love for fun)!

GLOW

Illuminate your night!

Grow-A-Pair

Grow-A-Pair, planting courage in our community through sneakers.

Jacox-Hilton Advisor Consulting

Life Insurance Policy analysis to generate production by improving client policies, and Advisor Book Valuation for Advisors and buyers of Life Insurance Books.

Jobs Quoted

Jobs Quoted is a labor management platform allowing homeowners to 1. post a job, 2. hold an online auction & 3. select contractors via price, time, customer ratings and multimedia profile - no other site gets customers and contractors closer to a deal.

JumpShift

Jumpshift inspires people to build a lifelong habit of taking action to improve themselves and the organizations they serve

MeritBooks.com

MeritBooks.com is a revolutionary online bookstore that provides students with “grade-incentive” textbook purchasing with the guarantee of a refund of large percentages and full amounts of the textbooks costs depending on the student’s final semester grades for each class. MeritBooks will also sell school supplies and college gear/merchandise, combining all necessary school related purchases in one integrated process that provides a simple, more efficient and cheaper way to shop for school.

Nightjockey

A real time mobile marketing platform for the nightlife industry featuring flash sales on dinner and drinks.

Nodes

An online collaborative workspace for school work.

OneCover

One Phone, One Card, OneCover

Presenter Pen

We sell a 2GB, laser pointer and pen. All in one device.

RaneeC:

RaneeC brings you the most comfortable and elegant tights and leggings, that will transform you!

SpecialNeedSitter.com

SpecialNeedsSitter.com enables families who have members diagnosed with special needs to effectively find qualified sitters in their communities.

Sunova Lenses

Sunova provides high quality UV protection sunglasses that come in an array of styles at affordable prices to help consumers express their style, which is accomplished through a strong personal connection between the business and consumers.

The Driveway Doctors

We come to you, we fix your car, we make it easy.

The Radioactive Group

Use the wristbands and stickers to make YOUR Babson spirit glow!

ThinkLite

ThinkLite provides turnkey lighting solutions that enhance aesthetics and reduce energy expenses by up to 90%; at no upfront cost.

Trade Show Internet

Trade Show Internet provides Internet connectivity solutions at trade shows, meetings, and corporate events. The company offers a refreshingly simple, cost-effective alternative to the in-house providers at nearly every hotel and convention center in the U.S.

Turn the Campus LLC

Turn The Campus is an Online Marketplace to facilitate exchange of goods and services, secured only to the members of a specific university campus.

Whiteboard Deals

Who doesn't like a deal? Whiteboard Deals brings cool products at great prices to the Babson Community.

Wicked College App

Wicked College App. is THE smartphone application that connects college students in the Boston area to different social events and offers a variety of promotions to all the college hot spots. We are making Boston a Wicked good time!

X-Charge

Creating convenient, portable, and powerful battery charging solutions for smart phones. Are you charged?

Young Impact

Young Impact's signature event, StartUp Scrambles, brings companies, campuses, and communities together in a weekend-long event to rapidly pitch, plan, and launch entrepreneurial ventures that address local issues.

We will celebrate Babson’s oldest tradition, Founder’s Day. Since 1947, a day has been set aside to honor Roger Ward Babson, founder and first president of Babson College, and his special passion for entrepreneurship, education, and philanthropy.


By Michael Chmura, mchmura@babson.edu, 781-239-4549 | 03/02/2011 06:00