Babson College features our Founders at Career Spotlight

While at Babson, Turco-Rivas and Schneider co-founded a children’s furniture company called P’kolino; Playfully Smart out of an ambition to work in an industry where they and their families could have real fun.

During the same time period, Boulton co-founded outdoor furniture company Kannoa with a childhood friend, Luis Blasini. Both companies are headquartered in Miami, and the three entrepreneurs share an appreciation for collaborating with fellow can-do alums. “Babson gives you this sense of urgency to get things done that I haven’t found anywhere else,” says Boulton. The support of the Babson network was tested in March 2015 when a terrible fire leveled Kannoa’s Miami warehouse. The fire destroyed inventory and business property at an especially important time of year for a seasonal business such as outdoor furniture. Continue reading >>

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