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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 5x

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 customers like Tableau, Verizon, and Zendesk.  It's seeing demand skyrocket in the remote work era as companies are quickly looking to connect with customers digitally, and is having what one of its investors calls its "Zoom moment."  Online educati...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Trends, Lin, Mayfield, john Stanton, Batra, Skilljar, Sandi Lin, Business Insider Skilljar, Aashish Dhamdhere Skilljar, Ravjeev Batra


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


30 startups creating the future of work that will prosper in 2020, according to VCs

As the coronavirus crisis forces people to work remotely, tools that help them stay connected and productive are booming in popularity. We asked a select group of VCs to name enterprise startups that could take off this year as a result of the changing work environment. Each investor named two "future of work" startups: one in their portfolio, and one company they admire but have no financial interest in. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The coronavirus outbreak has changed...
Tags: Google, Time, Trends, Outreach, Silicon Valley, Yen, Hoover, Walk, Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt, Accel, Bessemer Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Figma, Textio, San Francisco Bay Area


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