OpenSesame, a Portland, Oregon-based provider of online training courses, raised $8m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Partech Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Nicolas El Baze, general partner at Partech Ventures, joined OpenSesame’s board.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the expansion of its marketplace.
Led by CEO Don Spear, OpenSesame is a platform of online training courses dedicated to employee, compliance, and business training. It aims to allow buyers (individual employees and freelancers) to add new skills and certifications, improve professional value and advance their careers.