Student-operated software company gives students real-world experience before graduation

Clearwater Labs uses industry technology to prepare software engineering students

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Clearwater Labs employees, including Alex Stout, co-founder and director and technical manager (far right), work in their new downtown office space at CoLAB, which is across from the Micon Downtown Cinema.

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A new student-operated software company on campus is providing software engineering students with real-world experience before they graduate.

Founded in fall 2018, Clearwater Labs comprises seven student employees, led by co-founders Alex Stout and Grey Larson.

The group utilizes industry technology to develop products geared toward improving the lives of fellow students.