Raises $16M for Upskilling Platform, a Palo Alto CA-based upskilling platform provider, raised $16M in Series A funding. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, Owl Ventures and Al Fund with participation from Richard Socher, Pieter Abbeel, Lake Dai and Mehran Sahami.

With an ocean of learning content providers to choose from today, it can be hard to select the right options. Workera guides users with targeted resources that support skill development for their role and is based on their current level of proficiency. The iterative assessments provide workers with a feedback loop throughout the upskilling journey that supports continuous learning and skill development.

“Our mission is to help humanity achieve its fullest potential by providing world-class, AI-driven mentorship at scale,” says Kian Katanforoosh, Workera CEO. “We want everyone to be able to thrive professionally and this requires precise guidance. With Workera, it’s now possible to identify the workforce’s most effective path to innovation.”

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate product development and accelerate its go-to-market strategy.

Announcement: Raises $16M for Upskilling Platform