SmartUp, a London, UK-based Peer to Peer micro-learning and knowledge sharing platform, raised $5.5m in Series A funding.
Backers included Notion Capital and Hong Leong Group.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and evolve the platform to serve the needs of large corporates and startups to create communities for their teams to learn new skills and exchange knowledge.
Co-founded by Frank Meehan, CEO, Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane-Fox, SmartUp operates a platform for peer-to-peer knowledge creation, sharing and exchange used around the world by startup founders, companies, innovators, business schools and curious entrepreneurs. The company’s learning system provides communities with engaging ways to contribute and consume bite-sized pieces of knowledge and insight.
SmartUp is already used by over 100,000 startup founders and teams and is attracting the interest of businesses looking to create an external customer and
partner “academies”. Customers are creating a whole range of different interactive content on the platform – for training, product info, on-boarding new employees, sales material, compliance, innovation and more.