CareerFoundry, a Berlin, Germany-based provider of online mentored courses in UX design and web development, closed a round of seed funding.
The round was led by Tengelmann Ventures, with participation from Stefan Glänzer, Paul Föckler and Victor Henning of Mendeley.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth, increase support services, and expand courses in new verticals.
Led by CEO and co-founder Raffaela Rein, CareerFoundry is online career accelerator for vocational tech skills. Their courses are taught by industry experts through online tools, a supportive student community, and experienced mentors available remotely via Skype.
The company recently partnered with the EBS Business School Oestrich-Winkel to offer the first ECTS credit bearing elective on digital competencies in Germany and Zeppelin University to offer students a special summer course in web development.