Cell-Ed Raises $1.5 Million to Help Low-Skilled Workers Develop


Cell-Ed Raises $1.5 Million to Help Low-Skilled Workers Develop

Jul 10, 2018

CELLING UP: Cell-Ed, a company that offers interactive lessons and content on a mobile platform to low-skilled workers, has raised $1.5 million in a seed funding round led by Lumina Impact Ventures. Strada Education Innovation Fund, Partners Group Impact and Twilio.org Impact Fund also took part.

According to the press release, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company, founded in 2014, plans on using the new funds to add more workforce-related content and credentialing pathways, in addition to improving its mobile technology and providing more personalization to learners.

Organizations that use Cell-Ed include Discovery and the Los Angeles Public Library. The company was recently named a finalist in the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE. As a participant, Cell-Ed will continue working with the competition’s 12,000 low-literate adult participants in Los Angeles, Dallas and Philadelphia.

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