Sharpist Raises $23M in Series A Funding

Hendrik Schriefer and Fabian Niedballa
the company’s co-founders Hendrik Schriefer and Fabian Niedballa

Sharpist, a Berlin, Germany-based digital coaching provider, closed a $23m Series A funding round.

The round was co-led by Endeit Capital and Capnamic with participation from selected business angels, including the former VP of Workplace at Meta Julien Codorniou, French venture studio Founders Future, and Porsche Ventures, the venture capital unit of Sharpist’s customer Porsche AG, and existing investors Vorwerk Ventures and btov Partners.

The company intends to use the funds to further invest in its product experience and accelerate European expansion.

Founded in 2018 by psychologist Hendrik Schriefer and former GetYourGuide Head of Sales and Supply Operations Fabian Niedballa, Sharpist provides a digital coaching app that helps companies such as Zalando,  LVMH, Porsche, BASF, and Otto Group address organizational challenges such as talent development and retention.

Sharpist has learners in organizations from more than 30 countries worldwide and a coach network with more than 1,000+ certified coached spanning all over the world and speaking 30+ languages.