Boston Entrepreneurs

Sixteen companies. One accelerator.
Meet the 2019/20 Boston WIN Lab Entrepreneurs.

As a part of Babson College’s Frank & Eileen™ Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (F&E CWEL), the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab works with Babson and Boston women entrepreneurs to give them the tools and network to accelerate and scale their ventures. Now in it’s 7th year on the Babson College campus, meet this year’s entrepreneurs.

Business Card - Boston - Altamira


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Susan Ticse MBA'20, Founder & CEO

Altamira is a sustainable, premium alpaca apparel business made by indigenous artisans using ancient knitting techniques and contemporary design from the high Peruvian Andes.

Business Card - Boston - Dottie

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Meagan Priest MS'19, Owner

Founded: 2019

Dottie is a living assistant device that helps people with memory challenges maintain their independence and communicate important information to family and caregivers.

Business Card - Boston - EditMate

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Rachel King, Co-Founder

Founded: 2015

EditMate is a video collaboration software and service that enables brands to quickly and easily create authentic videos.

Business Card - Boston - Fun World Language

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Silvia Dubinsky MBA’04, Founder

Founded: 2018

High-quality, gentle, immersion classes to learn foreign languages and increase cultural awareness for anyone from 3 to 103!

Business Card - Boston - Guilt Free

Guilt Free

Headshot - Isabel O Dogherty-Guilt Free

Isabel O’Dogherty, Founder & CEO

Location: Mexico City

Guilt Free is a food and beverage company created for people with diabetes, designed for everyone’s palate.

Business Card - Boston - Luana

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Headshot - Kimia Sadeghi - Luana

Kimia Sadeghi ’20, Founder & CEO

Founded: 2016
Location: Newport Beach, CA

Luana offers healthy, high-quality, Hawaiian-inspired juice blends that share the delicious flavors of Hawaii in the healthiest way possible. Our juices are always made with 100% juice, no added sugar, and no artificial flavors or sweeteners.

Business Card - Boston - Makomas

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Magbe Savane, Founder & CEO

Location: Boston, MA

Makomas juices and teas offers exotic and adventurous-tasting healthy drink choices made with African superfoods and organic ingredients, using recipes passed down from generations in my family in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa).

Business Card - Boston - Oma

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Sophia Bender Koning, Founder & CEO

Founded: 2018
Location: Boston, MA

A tech-savvy grandma on your phone, who knows you and everything you need as a new parent

Business Card - Boston - OpenAvenues

Open Avenues »

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Danielle Goldman, Co-Founder & CEO

Founded: 2018

Open Avenues helps America’s fastest-growing companies navigate the complex immigration system, solve visa challenges, and retain foreign talent.

Business Card - Boston - Playa Society

Playa Society »

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Esther Wallace, Founder

Founded: 2018
Location: Boston, MA

Playa Society is a brand on a mission to celebrate + empower women in sports through sportswear design that brings awareness to the social issues that female athletes face in an effort to influence social change.

Business Card - Boston - Qatchcode

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Raquel Phillips MSA’17, Co-Founder & COO

Nicole Phillips, Co-Founder & CEO

Founded: 2019
Location: Boston, MA

Qatch makes online shopping simple and satisfying by delivering small-batch personalized clothing recommendations from a user’s favorite brands and websites, on one page.

 Business Card - Boston - Spring Tide Advisory

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Patricia (Trish) DiGirolomo MBA’20, Founder

Location: Watertown, MA

Spring Tide Advisory is a financial and strategic growth consulting firm, that focuses on uplifting female friendly voices and brands to the next stage of their company life cycle. 

Business Card - Boston - Superfrau


Headshot - Melissa Martinelli- Superfrau

Melissa Martinelli, Founder & CEO

Founded: 2018
Location: Boston, MA

Inspired by our Alpine roots, we upcycle surplus fresh whey (the liquid co-product of yogurt and cheesemaking) into valuable consumer products. 

Business Card - Boston - Taylor Customer Rings

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Headshot - Ashley Taylor - Taylor Custom Rings

Ashley Taylor MBA’20, Co-Founder

Founded: 2015
Location: Boston, MA

We create custom jewelry that is both personal and ethical, using real mine-free diamonds and recycled precious metals.

Business Card - Boston - The Collier Connection

The Collier Connection »

Headshot - Sheena Collier- The Collier Collection

Sheena Collier, Founder & CEO

Founded: 2016
Location: Boston, MA

The Collier Connection is a home for content, programming, and physical spaces to enhance the ways that black people experience Boston. 

Business Card - Boston - Unfabricated


Headshot - Prabaarja Bedi- Unfabricated

Prabaarja Bedi MBA’20, Founder & CEO

Location: Boston, MA

UNfabricated transforms usable waste into authentic yet contemporary clothing, accessories and home furnishings.