TaskHuman, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based 1:1 digital coaching platform, raised $9.5m in Series A funding.
The round, which brought the total capital raised to date to $14.3m, was led by USVP with participation from new investors Madrona Venture Group and RingCentral Ventures, along with existing investor Impact Venture Capital. Prominent angel investors include Baron Davis (2x NBA All Star), Sanjay Mehrotra (CEO of Micron), Gopi Kallayil (Chief Evangelist, Google) and Somesh Khanna (McKinsey).
The company intends to use the funds for product development and expansion into a wider range of topics, as well as increase hiring and marketing efforts.
Led by Ravi Swaminathan, co-founder and CEO, TaskHuman provides an app that helps users instantly discover and connect with a global network of specialists covering nearly 1000 aspects of daily life, such as physical fitness, mental well-being, spiritual, emotional, financial, career & leadership coaching, and more. With nearly 1,000 coaches from over 20 countries, users can get on-the-spot insight and coaching based on their specific needs for those daily moments in life when generic articles or watching pre-recorded videos.
Organizations can also extend TaskHuman as a benefit to their workforce, allowing employees to amplify their daily work and personal lives. Every employee can engage with in-app content, LIVE 1:1 video calls, and group sessions. TaskHuman supports organizations including Zoom Video Communications, Inc., Medidata, Purdue University, RingCentral, IntelyCare, Southwest Transplant Alliance, One Workplace, and Freedom Learning Group.