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A customer-training startup founded by a former Amazon employee is having its 'Zoom moment' during the pandemic as its usage increases by 5 times

Sandi Lin started Skilljar after spending years nearly four years at Amazon because she wanted to find a way to improve customer interactions.  Her company makes a customizable customer-training platform for software companies and has signed on big clients, like Tableau, Verizon, and Zendesk.  It's seeing demand skyrocket in the remote-work era as companies quickly look to connect with customers digitally, and having what one of its investors calls its "Zoom moment."  Online education and trai...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Trends, Lin, Mayfield, john Stanton, Batra, Rajeev Batra, Skilljar, Sandi Lin, Business Insider Skilljar, Aashish Dhamdhere Skilljar


A startup that helps marketing and sales teams automatically send gifts and snail mail to customers and clients just raised $9 million

Postal.io wants to automate physical marketing and communication in the same way digital marketing has been automated. The company just launched with a $9 million Series A funding round led by venture firm Mayfield. Cofounder Erik Kostelnik said that he came up with the idea because he noticed during his decade in sales that companies were still sending physical notes and gifts as part of the relationship building process, yet there weren't any tools to simplify or keep track of the process.  ...
Tags: Adobe, Trends, Mayfield, San Luis Obispo California, Danner, Postal, Rajeev Batra, Erik Kostelnik, Kostelnik, Jed Danner


Skilljar raises $16.4 mln from Mayfield, Shasta

Seattle-based Skilljar, which provides a learning management platform for companies to educate customers and partners, announced it has raised $16.4 million in Series A funding. New investors Mayfield and Shasta Ventures participated in the round with existing investor Trilogy Equity Partners. As part of the funding, Rajeev Batra of Mayfield and Doug Pepper of Shasta have joined the board. Skilljar, previously raise $2.6 million in seed-stage funding from Trilogy, was founded by Amazon veterans ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Seattle, Shasta Ventures, Mayfield, VC Deals, Trilogy Equity Partners, Rajeev Batra, Skilljar, Mayfield Shasta, Doug Pepper of Shasta, Sandi Lin


Mayfield leads Series B round for Crunchbase

Business information platform Crunchbase has raised $18 million in Series B funding. Mayfield led the round. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO — April 6, 2017 — Crunchbase, the world’s most relied upon business information platform, announced today that it has secured $18 million in Series B funding and launched Crunchbase Enterprise, a new premium offering for teams to access Crunchbase data. The Series B was led by Mayfield, and the company will use the investment to grow its team and drive product ...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Aol, Ibm, Deloitte, Marketo, Crunchbase, Mayfield, VC Deals, Santi Subotovsky, Jager McConnell, Actionable Data Crunchbase Enterprise, Crunchbase Enterprise, David Sternis, Rajeev Batra, Mayfield Mayfield