Avathon Capital Leads $35 Million Funding Round in EdCast to Transform the Future of Work
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, a category-defining leader in AI-powered personalized learning and knowledge management for enterprise customers, announced today the close of its $35 million Series D financing round led by Avathon Capital, an investment platform headquartered in Chicago and a part of Sterling Partners. In backing the company, Avathon will support EdCast as it expands and accelerates its market and product development efforts to provide enhanced corporate learning and upskilling content for its two million paid users. Other Series D participants included new EdCast investor National Grid Partners and existing EdCast investors, including State Street Global Advisors, REV Venture Partners and others.
EdCast and TalentQuest Announce Partnership on Future of Work Platform Offering
EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud Now Integrated with TalentQuest’s Talent Management Platform and Will Be Showcased at HR Technology Conference Starting October 1 in Las Vegas
EdCast Announces Global Alliance with TCS on Knowledge Management Platform
STANFORD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, the provider of the leading workforce learning experience content aggregation and curation platform, today announces an alliance with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, to jointly offer and implement EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud and learning experience solutions with Global 2000 and Fortune 500 companies.
EdCast & Mastercard to Provide Workforce Upskilling Benefits for Governments and Enterprises
STANFORD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, EdCast announced that it is collaborating with Mastercard to deliver resources to enable governments and enterprises to develop the workforce of the future and close skills gaps around the world. As part of this strategic partnership, EdCast will contribute its platforms and technology to Mastercard’s in-development portable benefits solutions to deliver a more inclusive and resilient economy where all segments of society prosper.
EdCast’s MyGuide Launches 1-Click Workflow Automation at ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2019
“MyGuide by EdCast, the in-app solution for guides, intelligence and automation for business software and workflows, announces the launch of 1-click automation of business processes for leading enterprise software companies Salesforce, Workday, Oracle and ServiceNow.”
EdCast Acquires Leapest, the Leading Corporate Training Marketplace with 1,600 Business Customers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announces the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world.
EdCast’s ContentExchange Adds Cegos eLearning Solutions As Content Partner
“EdCast, the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise, partners with Cegos to distribute the company’s eLearning modules internationally via EdCast’s ContentExchange.”
EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud Receives Application Certification From ServiceNow
“EdCast’s leading learning, upskilling and performance platform now seamlessly integrates with ServiceNow’s cloud platform.”
EdCast announces partnership with new Viva Learning
We are pleased to be included as an integrated and featured partner for Microsoft Viva in their partnerships announcement today, which also includes a testimonial from our joint Microsoft-EdCast customer Dell Technologies.
As Karl Mehta stated in the post, “Our longstanding commitment to provide learning in the flow of work and delivering the best-in-class employee experience (EX) platform has extended across many digital workspace platforms and G2000 companies. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Microsoft on our Viva and Teams integrations and in rolling these solutions out to our joint customers and prospects.”
EdCast Announces SkillsDNA, the AI-powered Operating System for the Skills Economy
EdCast announced SkillsDNA™, its innovative addition to its award-winning learning and employee experience platform. In the critical war for talent, EdCast’s SkillsDNA provides businesses new ways to assess skills distributed across industries and organizations in evaluating capabilities at the individual, team and enterprise levels.
Sand Hill Group Asks 3 Questions: Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast
Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, author, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc., a next-generation knowledge platform company and former venture partner at Menlo Ventures, a leading VC firm of Silicon Valley with over $4B under management. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan Inc., acquired by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world’s largest payment network.
Genpact, EdCast, and Positive Planet US Partner to Provide Free Online Learning to Under-resourced Entrepreneurs
Program expands Genpact’s successful Adapt and Rise on-demand digital learning platform, adding entrepreneurial education critical for business and community success
NEW YORK and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — To help under-resourced entrepreneurs develop critical skills for success in today’s challenging and competitive economic environment, three leading organizations are coming together to expand the depth of content available in a free online learning platform designed to enable business success and, in turn, help spur community-based economic revival.
EdCast Announces Employee Experience (EX) Inside Cisco Webex
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced the launch of its employee experience (EX) platform inside the Cisco Webex App Hub today. The seamless integration between the two platforms enables users to get unified discovery and access to personalized content and experts directly within Webex. With this integration, companies and employees can now enhance employee experience with EdCast for Webex, bringing AI-powered content from both internal and external sources alongside Webex collaboration workflows.
The Talent Enterprise and EdCast Announce Skilling and Workforce Development Partnership
MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Talent Enterprise and EdCast announced today a partnership focused on upskilling and workforce development that will be rolled-out in key emerging and fast-growing economies of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, as well as key regions in Europe and the Americas. The vision of transitioning to a service-led economy in order to drive continued economic growth demands a qualified and competent workforce. Learning and assessment will form a critical component of this career transitioning. The synergy this partnership offers will help companies effectively navigate both in the dynamic new world of work.
From social learning to crowdsourcing: CII Global Knowledge Summit highlights the power of digital collaboration
“Skilling is at the heart of transforming nations. It is indeed the biggest opportunity and challenge of the decade,” explains Nishchae Suri, President, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa, EdCast, in a chat with YourStory.
EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange
EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace
Customers Can Now Benefit from EdCast’s Skilling and Learning Experience Solution Integrated with Salesforce
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced today it has updated its talent experience platform on Salesforce AppExchange, providing customers new ways to upskill, train and learn without leaving Salesforce. Extending upon the promise of learning in the flow of work, EdCast brings relevant, useful and impactful upskilling, greatly enhancing the employee experience (EX) inside Salesforce. Sales teams can leverage these corporate learning capabilities without leaving the Salesforce interface.
EdCast and edX Give 100,000+ Small Businesses Free Access to Upskilling and Reskilling Tools to Navigate Economic Volatility
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced today a commitment to helping small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) unlock organizational productivity and innovation by waiving access fees to Spark by EdCast that features access to edX courses and programs for one year. This $315M initiative is made possible by EdCast’s SMB partners — Adecco, the International Chamber of Commerce, and edX — in an effort to help SMBs overcome challenges brought on by this year’s pandemic-related economic volatility.
EdCast and General Assembly Join Forces to Expand Access to Tech Skills Training
Partnership will deliver General Assembly’s industry-leading upskilling programs on EdCast’s platform to expand training options for Fortune 500 employees
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, the award-winning learning experience platform (LXP) that delivers upskilling and training to employees at Global 2000 companies and NGOs worldwide, today announced a partnership with General Assembly, which has provided training to nearly 80,000 learners in high-demand fields like data science, digital marketing, and user-experience design. Through the unique initiative, General Assembly will offer its programs, courses, and certifications through the EdCast Marketplace, enabling thousands of employers and millions of end-users to access training for the digital skills that are a prerequisite for success in today’s increasingly complex economy.