Credly, a NYC-based digital credentials company, raised $11.1m in new funding.
Backers in this round, which brought total funding raised to date to $18.2m, included Zoma Capital, Strada Education Network, New Markets Venture Partners, University Ventures, Pearson, Lumina Foundation, and Lion Brothers Company.
Launched in 2012 and led by Jonathan Finkelstein, CEO, Credly provides thousands of employers, training organizations, associations, certification programs, and workforce development initiatives with a platform to enable individuals to translate their learning experiences into professional opportunities using digital credentials.
The company empowers organizations to attract, engage, develop, and retain talent with enterprise-class tools that generate data-driven insights to address skills gaps and highlight opportunities through a global network of credential issuers.
Last year, Credly acquired digital credential business Acclaim from Pearson.