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Indy ed-tech startup ClearScholar drives success during Butler Welcome Week

Earlier this month, 1,131 freshman students arrived on Butler University’s campus for “Butler Welcome Week,” a vital period for universities and students as they begin their college careers. Indiana’s leading higher education institutions continue to push the envelope in how they think about student engagement and building lifelong relationships with their students — our work

Campus Safety Platform Offers Emergency Data, Streamlines Reporting

Student engagement platform ClearScholar, with support from Butler University’s police, security and IT departments, launched a new platform that aims to enhance safety technology at colleges and universities. The ClearScholar mobile application works like a social media feed that students can customize to display campus news and events. Student can also use the app to

Jobs in Tech Report: Q1 2017 jobs announcements in Indiana technology companies

Indianapolis has been in the headlines for record tech job growth – 5th in the nation according to CBRE and tenth in the nation for tech company office leasing. Not all of the attention is on the Circle City, as Bloomington, Carmel, and Fishers all saw tech jobs announcements in the first quarter of 2017.

VC Report: Q1 2017 investments in Indiana technology companies

2016 proved to be another standout year for investments in Indiana technology companies with a total of 23 deals at a combined fundraise amount of $51.51 million, equating to an average deal size of $2.2 million. According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers/CB Insights report, Q1 2017 venture investment in Indiana companies totaled $27 million through 11 deals.

ClearScholar Laser-Focused on Colleges

The chief executive officer of Indianapolis-based ClearScholar believes his college engagement technology’s “very targeted” approach could potentially tap into the country’s population of 20 million students. In just over a year, ClearScholar has partnered with nearly 100 colleges and universities to make up what Jason Konesco calls a “vast pipeline.” The company today upon a previously-announced

Midwest Report: All of the Region’s Major Tech Fundings, M&As, and IPOs in January

While we’re primarily focused on Chicago’s innovation economy, we also have our eyes on all of the startup and tech activity happening throughout the entire Midwest. Here are the major tech fundings, acquisitions, mergers, moves and IPOs that went down in the region in January. Read full story here.

New Tech Startup Reaches Campus

Move over traditional student ID cards, there’s a new app in town. The CEO of young startup ClearScholar shares details on a new round of funding, and how the new technology has made its way to the Butler campus. Read full story here.

Indiana venture capital deal activity hits 16-year high

High-growth Indiana companies captured nearly $80 million on 31 venture capital deals in 2016, according to a new report—reaching a 16-year-high for deal activity that underscores Indiana’s growing variety of companies ripe for venture investments. Local and national investors deployed $77.2 million to Hoosier firms in 2016, according to The PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report released

ClearScholar raises $1.25M from investors, including Simon family members

ClearScholar Inc., an education-tech startup and High Alpha Studio portfolio company, announced Thursday that it raised $1.25 million from investors, including members of the Simon family. The capital raise is the second for ClearScholar, which launched in June 2015 with $500,000 from High Alpha Capital and Butler University. The latest fundraising round includes those two

ClearScholar launches new Butler University student app

On the evening of August 24, the “Founding 100” were established on Butler University’s campus. One hundred lucky Butler University students gained access to a new and exciting tool for campus engagement called the “Butler App.” Through a partnership between High Alpha portfolio company ClearScholar and Butler University, the Butler App was created with the