Hone Brings Home $3.6 Million to Expand Workforce Training for Remote...


Hone Brings Home $3.6 Million to Expand Workforce Training for Remote Teams

Feb 8, 2019

BRINGING IT HONE: Hone, a San Francisco and New York-based startup behind an online workforce training platform, has raised $3.6 million in a seed round led by Cowboy Ventures and Harrison Metal. Other investors include Day One Ventures, Entangled Ventures, Reach Capital, Rethink Education and the Slack Fund (the fund affiliated with the popular workplace communications platform.)

Also chipping in are a trio of education technology CEOs: David Rogier (of MasterClass), Rachel Carlson (of Guild Education) and Jeff Fernandez (of Grovo).

Founded in 2018, Hone offers live, online training programs focused on providing leadership and management training for companies with remote, distributed teams. The company also boasts a rolodex of coaches and a dashboard to help organizations manage scheduling, attendance, and feedback for these sessions. Among its customers so far: App Annie, Clear, SoulCycle and WeWork. More details in the press release.


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