Learn In Raises $3.5M to Help Companies Upskill Employees and Avoid Layoffs

Learn In, a new company that pairs education, development and training for employees with company sabbaticals, launched with $3.5 million in seed funding from Album, GSV, and Firework Ventures – a new future of work focused-fund. Village Global and angel-investor Michael Levinthal also participated in the round.

Learn In was co-founded by popular learning platform Degreed co-founders David Blake and Eric Sharp, along with Taylor Blake and Yael Gilboa Kaufmann, with the mission to transform the modern workforce. With it’s comprehensive upskilling-as-a-service platform, Learn In makes it easy for companies to offer employees sabbaticals, during which time they can acquire the new skills that are essential within an evolving workplace.

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