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1,000+ Groups

100+ Colleges

The ultimate app for groups.

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The one-stop-shop for group communication


Choose an iMessage style for casual chats or a Facebook Wall style for announcement chats.


Calendar, logistics, photos, attendance, polls, guest lists; all in one place.

Group Management

Flare has everything a group needs. Contact list, birthdays, albums, points system, alumni and more.

Elite messaging

Messaging app UI conversation between two people
Use a traditional message layout for back and forth conversations between a few people.
The wall layout features posts and comment threads so the frequency of notifications is reduced.

Supported by early investors in Facebook & Twitter including:
Breyer Capital

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Meet the team

Jack Chen
Founder & CEO
Creator of Flare
Daniel Breyer
Partner at Breyer Capital
Mostyn Griffith
Head of Design
IBM & Login.gov Alumnus
Blake Addison
5 Years Marketing management

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The Latest from Flare

Best Chapter Messaging App for Greek Life Sororities and Fraternities

Flare stands out as the best messaging app for Sororities, Fraternities and other Greek life organizations due to its comprehensive and tailored features. From enhancing communication through group chats and announcements to simplifying event management via the events calendar, ticketing, and attendance tracking, Flare has revolutionized how these organizations operate.

What's New on Flare

We've introduced an exciting list of feature updates over the summer. From adding brand new features like FlareCam to enrich the event going and hosting experience to expanding the customizability of chats and updating the information shared on personal profiles, we are constantly listening to your feedback and requests to make Flare the best app for group messaging and group communications!

Flare vs. GroupMe

Compare Flare as the best group communications app to GroupMe for your organization's needs. Consider Flare as GroupMe plus so much more. Communicate with, plan for, and organize your team, group, organization, and friends all in one place. Flare is the best event management, group communications, and photo sharing app for college groups.

The Best App to Manage a College Club

Among the options available, Flare stands out as the best app to manage college clubs, offering a comprehensive array of features that cater to every aspect of a club's needs. No more using GroupMe, Facebook Events, Email Newsletters, etc. all for the same group. From seamless communication to efficient event planning, Flare has it all.

Best Alternatives to GroupMe for Clubs

While GroupMe has been a popular choice for managing club communications, there are several worthy alternatives that offer unique features and enhanced functionality. This article delves into the best alternatives to GroupMe, each designed to streamline club communication, collaboration, and organization for groups, teams, and organizations.

The Story of Flare

Developed by Jack, the founder of Flare in his room over three years, Flare has been adopted by over 1000 groups across the country. Founder and CEO Jack Chen was just beginning his studies at Brown University when he began to learn how to code to bring his idea to life in his free time.