Tech Company Financing Transactions

ClearScholar Funding Round

Elevate Ventures, High Alpha and private investors participated in a $1.3 million venture round for ClearScholar. The round was announced on 1/6/2017.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Elevate Ventures

High Alpha (Mike Fitzgerald)

private investors (Stephen Simon)

Proceeds Purpose
The funds will be used to accelerate hiring in sales, marketing and product development. ClearScholar recently launched its Early Adopter Program and is on track to add nine additional institutions in 2017.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
54 Monument Cir. 200
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Email Address
With a combined 40+ years of experience in higher education and ed tech, the ClearScholar team is focused on enhancing student experience through mobile engagement. ClearScholar is also backed by High Alpha -- the nation's leading venture studio.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Jason Konesco
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Vice President
Josh Williams
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VP - Product Management
Jason Stele
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