Guild Education

Guild Education is a Edtech, HR Tech startup that helps companies provide Tuition Assistance and Education as a Benefit, with online programs and degrees designed for working adults.

Guild Education is redefining the future of work and adult education with tuition reimbursement, online programs and degrees for working adults.

Guild Education was founded in 2015 by Rachel Carlson and Brittany Stich. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York City, and Boston.

Guild Education is on a mission to unlock opportunity for America's workforce through education, with a double bottom-line business model that does well by doing good.

Guild partners with leading Fortune 1000 employers to help them provide education benefits to their frontline workforce. To do so, Guild partners with the nation's top universities focused on serving working adults. Through these partnerships, 400,000 working adults have begun exploring their path back to school with Guild.


Guild has been named a Fast Company Most Innovative Company, Top Woman-Owned Business of the Year, Employee Initiative of the Year and was one of only three female-led companies listed on the Forbes Cloud 100 2019 List.


Guild Education is backed by General Catalyst, Ken Chenault, Iconiq Capital, Workday Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and many others. The company raised $157M from its latest Series D financing on Nov 13, 2019. This new round brings Guild's total funding to $228.5M to date. The round also values the company at $1B. 



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $228.5M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1B as of Nov 13, 2019
  • City/Town: Denver
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
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