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Clearly Next

CAREER NAVIGATION FOR LIFE --- Clearly Next transforms how people navigate their careers from school to retirement.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Clearly Next targets the tens of millions of people struggling to build fulfilling and productive careers. Clearly Next is developing an interactive mobile/online platform for people of all income levels and ages to navigate through the different stages of their careers. The business model has great economics and the team has the right mix of leadership and experience.


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    Elliott Brown
    CEO and Founder

    -- Founder of Springboard Forward, an innovative nonprofit twice recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of the "Top 25 Groups Changing the World"
    -- Raised millions of dollars and inspired thousands of youths and adults to change their work and their lives
    -- International Ashoka Fellow and American Leadership Forum Fellow

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    Russ Finkelstein
    Managing Director

    -- On founding team of, developing and implementing career-related programming serving a user base of over 1 million and generating millions in annual revenue
    -- Recognized as a Fellow by Social Innovation Incubator, Selah, and the New Organizing Institute

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    Managing Director

    -- Co-founder of two highly successful ventures, Swander Pace & Co. and Swander Pace Capital.
    -- CEO of global management consulting firm, Kurt Salmon Associates
    -- As Senior Fellow at, developed tools and resources for helping people find careers that matter in the second half of life


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    Ted Hollifield; Alston & Bird LLP