Student startup receives Purdue Foundry funding

Robert Bott speaks about entrepreneurship at the recent Innovation Summit.

A startup company co-founded by Purdue Polytechnic graduate students has received funding from the Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund.

Paperclip Fitness was created by Robert Bott, who graduated with a master's degree in computer and information technology (CIT) in May 2015, CIT graduate student Corey Seliger, and then-undergraduate marketing major Joe Fleagle.

The company provides a platform with fully integrated mobile and web-based apps that allow gym owners and staff to maximize personal engagement with their patrons. The mobile app allows instant updates from the gym on class schedule, facility utilization and new opportunities to use a facility.

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