Degreed

Degreed is an education technology company that is engaged in enabling and recognizing professional and lifelong learning and skills.

Degreed offers a platform that allows users to learn, develop and measure their skills.

Degreed was founded in March 2012 by David Blake and Eric Sharp. The company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with additional offices in Salt Lake City, New York, London, Amsterdam, and Brisbane.

Degreed helps organizations see everything that their employees, teams, & company know. The company then help employees and managers set goals, track learning across, and track spending back to the skills gained.

Degreed is also building out a career mobility product. Users can look at work opportunities based on current skills and see what they need to work on to get a new role. The skill profile will also let individuals see relevant work and learning opportunities such as jobs, one-off projects or tasks.

 

Degreed integrates and curates all the resources people use to learn — including learning management systems and millions of courses, videos, articles, books, and podcasts.

 

Degreed is backed by Signal Peak Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Owl Ventures, Rethink Education, Riverwood Capital, Jump Capital, GSV Acceleration and others. The company raised $153M in Series D round on Apr 13, 2021. This brings Degreed's total funding to $360.2M to date. The latest round valued the company at $1.4B post-money.

 

Degreed acquired European education technology startup, Gibbon in March 2016. The company has also acquired a New York-based online learning provider, Pathgather on June 20, 2018.

 

 

  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $360.2M over 10 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.4B as of April 13, 2021
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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