Edtech Business

PeopleGrove Raises $1.8 Million to Connect Students, Professionals with Mentors

Jul 14, 2017

PEOPLEGROVE, a San Francisco-based startup behind an online mentorship platform for students and working professionals, has raised $1.8 million in a seed round led by Reach Capital. Other investors include Bisk Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Floodgate, GSV, Launch Capital, RiverPark Ventures and University Ventures. PeopleGrove has now raised $2.5 million total.

Founded in 2015, PeopleGrove aims to help connect students with coaches and advisors for career advice and expand their professional networks. The platform offers a directory of mentors along with scheduling, reporting and video chat tools. According to its fundraise announcement, the company claims users in large public higher-ed institutions including Kansas State University, Penn State University, and University of Michigan.

Disclosure: Reach Capital and GSV are investors in EdSurge

Edtech Business

PeopleGrove Raises $1.8 Million to Connect Students, Professionals with Mentors

Jul 14, 2017

PEOPLEGROVE, a San Francisco-based startup behind an online mentorship platform for students and working professionals, has raised $1.8 million in a seed round led by Reach Capital. Other investors include Bisk Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Floodgate, GSV, Launch Capital, RiverPark Ventures and University Ventures. PeopleGrove has now raised $2.5 million total.

Founded in 2015, PeopleGrove aims to help connect students with coaches and advisors for career advice and expand their professional networks. The platform offers a directory of mentors along with scheduling, reporting and video chat tools. According to its fundraise announcement, the company claims users in large public higher-ed institutions including Kansas State University, Penn State University, and University of Michigan.

Disclosure: Reach Capital and GSV are investors in EdSurge

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