InfoReady Corporation was recently recognized by The Startup Weekly as one of the 2020 Software Companies to Watch. The Startup Weekly presented the Software Companies to Watch award to software and technology services businesses that have showcased strong growth and excellence in 2020.
Recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, InfoReady is a market leader in higher education software. From research and grant administration to managing scholarships, fellowships, and awards to K-12 youth outreach, student success, and beyond, InfoReady has a passion for listening to its customers and building practical, innovative cloud-based solutions that meet and exceed expectations. With consistent and exemplary client retention, second-to-none customer support, and strong product referrals, InfoReady not only builds software: it forges partnerships.
This year’s awards attracted a record number of applications across company stages in the United States. The winners were selected by a panel of judges comprised of top tech founders, investors, and industry experts. The companies were evaluated based on growth, strength of the technology product or service, impact on the industry, and commitment to customer success.
“Winning the 2020 Startup Weekly award is a testament to the strength of our relationships with our clients. Working within higher education is a privilege and we are lucky to have the best clients in the world. 2020 will be a big year for us at InfoReady, we have set ambitious goals, but I have confidence in our ability to meet them due to the dedication of our mighty team, the quality of the solutions we can provide, and our strong relationships in higher education,” said Eric Jacobson, President of InfoReady Corporation.
“We are thoroughly impressed by the quality of all the awarded businesses. The 2020 Software Companies to Watch award winners represent some of the most innovative products and services that businesses are using to propel growth,” said Eugene Vyborov, Chief Technology Officer of YayPay and presiding judge of The Startup Weekly’s Founders to Watch award panel. “Today’s software and technology ecosystem is incredibly competitive and it’s no easy feat to offer differentiated value to the marketplace.”
As an Ann Arbor SPARK client, InfoReady benefited from SPARK’s business accelerator grants supported by the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA). InfoReady is a six-time Ann Arbor SPARK Fast Track Award winner and Ann Arbor SPARK was one of the early investors in InfoReady through Michigan’s pre-seed funds. “SPARK’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has been instrumental in helping InfoReady at every stage of our growth,” says Bhushan Kulkarni, CEO of InfoReady. “The role Ann Arbor SPARK plays in cultivating and nurturing tech startups is second to none.”
InfoReady solutions are simple to configure, easy to use, improve productivity, and provide insights to enhance outcomes. InfoReady offers robust, user-configured workflow automation for the routing, approval, or review of forms, applications, and documents. They also offer solutions to help InfoReady’s partners expose and increase awareness of all their excellent programs, events, resources, and other opportunities offered across their campuses. Partners leveraging all of InfoReady solutions are breaking down barriers between effective process management and promotion, making their campuses and opportunities easier to navigate–increasing transparency, enhancing discovery, and sparking engagement.