CampusLogic Announced as Semifinalist in Spring Arizona Innovation Challenge
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CampusLogic Chosen from Among 138 Arizona Innovation Challenge Applicants
Phoenix, Ariz. (May 12, 2015) – The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced CampusLogic among the semifinalists in its biannual business plan competition the Arizona Innovation Challenge. The Gilbert ed tech startup and recent Venture Madness winner will compete against 24 other companies to win a $250,000 grant. The Challenge awards $3 million to promising entrepreneurs each year, split between Spring and Fall competitions, and supports the ACA’s goal of advancing innovation and technology in Arizona.
“We are privileged to be chosen to move forward with some of the best companies in the Southwest,” said Gregg Scoresby, CampusLogic Founder and CEO. “The Challenge illustrates the ACA’s dedication to the Arizona startup community and points to why Arizona is quickly becoming a hub for entrepreneurs and investors.”
CampusLogic was chosen from 138 applicants based in Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Texas and Washington. Semifinalists represent a variety of industries, such as IT software, IT hardware, bio and life sciences, cleantech/renewable energy, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, and aerospace and defense. Criteria used by the panel of judges to select semifinalists includes technology potential, marketing strategy, quality of management team and economic impact.
As a semifinalist, CampusLogic will be considered for participation in Venture Ready, the ACA’s mentorship program that fosters connections between early-stage companies and experienced CEOs.
The ACA will name Challenge finalists in early June and announce the winners later the same month.
CampusLogic transforms the way higher education delivers student financial success with the first—and only—integrated platform that includes a net price calculator, online scholarship management, digital award letters, simplified financial aid verification, and instant financial aid insights. CampusLogic’s innovative software removes financial barriers to improve student access, inform borrowing decisions, and increase student completion in higher education. Over 500 schools serving 3 million students simplify the student finance journey, resulting in higher enrollment, streamlined processes, and improved retention with CampusLogic. For more information, visit campuslogic.com.