Connect Ventures leads training platform EduMe’s $1.8m round

Nov 7, 2018 · uktech.news

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Training platform EduMe has closed a $1.8m Seed round led by Connect Ventures, an investor in companies including Citymapper, Typeform and Marvel.

Based in London, EduMe is used by companies such as Uber in a bid to increase driver’s productivity and quality of service.

Alongside the funding news, EduMe is announcing the rollout of its platform by Uber in the UK and Germany.

Jacob Waern, founder and CEO of EduMe, commented on the news: "I’m very excited to welcome Connect Ventures as investors in EduMe. Their distinct product focus, experience and great track record makes them exactly the partner we’re looking for.

"We have witnessed strong product market fit and this capital raise will allow us to further exploit the potential in these opportunities. This includes continuing to support companies like Uber, which is a good example of the changing nature of the workforce; 50% of the global workforce will be mobile by 2020 and 50% will be made up of millennials."

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