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SoloCoco: Handcrafted Coconut Oil & Social Impact

10/4/2018
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Hear the story of SoloCoco, a social impact business based in the Dominican Republic that creates virgin coconut oil products, handmade by single mothers who have become experts at their craft. The company distributes to 10 countries and is especially popular among Whole Foods shoppers because of its natural properties and fair trade certification. In this episode we hear from SoloCoco co-founders Daniel Dalet (Babson '03) and Abel Gonzalez about the obstacles they faced in creating the...

Duration:00:22:13

Cabletron Systems | Cables for the Internet

9/20/2018
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Cabletron Systems began in the early 1980’s to manufacture networking computer equipment that dramatically reduce the cost of Ethernet networking equipment. This technology led the way to the more modern computer technology. In this episode Jake Maude interviews founder, Craig Benson, to explore how he started this company out of his garage and then it grew into a billion dollar business.

Duration:00:23:36

Detrapel | Make Everything Waterproof

6/7/2018
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In this episode of Babson Built, Jake Maude interviews Detrapel Founder David Zamarin to discover how he took a high school business idea and grew it into a nanotechnology used by thousands of consumers and brands alike. The story unfolds about how Zamarin faced the ups and downs of inconsistent suppliers and at one point nearly folded Detrapel, but ended up getting backed by Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner on Shark Tank.

Duration:00:25:11

Honest Discounts | Prescriptions for 85% Less

5/17/2018
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In this week's Babson Built episode, David Finger interviews Honest Discounts Founder Chris Jacobs. The story unfolds about how Jacobs went from being a "bad student" to starting one of the most disruptive and successful companies in the prescription medication industry.

Duration:00:31:20

WAKU | Wellness Tea From the Andes Mountains

4/19/2018
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Waku is an herbal infusion beverage made from herbs and flowers sourced from the Andes mountains. Based on a traditional recipe found in Ecuador, Waku started as just a concept a little over a year ago and is now projected to do six figures in sales this year. Our guest is Babson second-year MBA candidate Juan Heeraldo, co-founder of Waku. In our conversation, Juan shares his entrepreneurial journey and what it means to have a sustainable business that is helping rural farmers in Ecuador and...

Duration:00:28:57

Briggs Original

1/20/2018
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In this episode, we hear from Briggs Original co-founder Michael Kurson about how they created the Boston Cranberry, a hard seltzer.

Duration:00:20:42