Hone’s training platform combines research-backed, live online classes led by expert executive coaches, with data to reinforce and measure training’s impact at scale, to provide effective remote training. Customers such as GoFundMe, Rosetta Stone, Casper, World Remit and Dashlane are already using the platform, according to the company.
“We plan to continue to build out our unique platform, including a video experience and building more content,” Griffiths said. “We are also making sure we support the inbound demand we are seeing from the [COVID-19] crisis and leadership, in general.”
Griffiths and co-founder Savina Perez secured a $2.75 million seed extension round on Tuesday, joined by new investors Firework Ventures and NextGen Venture Partners.With the new funding, the 2-year-old San Francisco-based startup has raised a total of $6.4 million. Existing investors Cowboy Ventures, Harrison Metal, Slack Fund and Reach Capital also participated in the most recent round, as well as Hone’s previous seed round in 2019.