Sharpist, Berlin-based professional learning startup, has recently announced $5 million in fresh funding from a seed round aimed at continued growth for its platform.
The round was led by Vorwerk Ventures and joined by btov Partners and APX.
Sharpist designed its platform to help employers retain a workforce that demands constant professional growth and learning, or otherwise grows restless and finds a new job. The global market for professional learning and development is estimated to be worth $130 billion this year, according to Deloitte.
“As the loyalty felt by top talent toward employers has eroded, the global war for talent has only continued to intensify in recent years,” said Fabian, COO and Co-founder. “In the past year, we’ve shown that our personalized learning platform is a proven and scalable remedy for increasing engagement among employees, and gives HR leaders the measurement capabilities they desperately need.
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