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The History of Degreed: Mission-Driven Momentum

Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson made the case for patiently taking iterative actions that add up to something big: “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” That timeless take is reflected in Degreed’s history, and perhaps even more so when we’ve got big news — like the…

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Konsentus acquires Open Banking Europe from PRETA

Konsentus has acquired Open Banking Europe SAS from PRETA. Following the deal, Open Banking Europe SAS, a 100% owned subsidiary of Konsentus, will remain a separate operating entity. The software solutions of Open Banking Europe will be directly integrated into the Konsentus business. Open Banking Europe (OBE) set up in June 2017. It has been…

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Why Conviction Invested in myskillcamp

Recently, I sat down with Kristina, (virtually, of course) and spoke about the investment Conviction made to myskillcamp, why the investment took place and what she looks forward to seeing in myskillcamp’s future. As my time at myskillcamp has been post investment it was also a great opportunity to understand the process. After figuring out how to…

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Conviction Completes Pre-Series A Funding Round in Konsentus

Conviction Investment Partners recently announced that it has managed and completed pre-series A financing for Konsentus, a provider of Regulatory Technology (RegTech) solutions for open banking. Conviction led the multi-million-pound investment after recognising Konsentus’ high-growth potential and how it can contribute to creating a safe and secure open banking environment for banks and financial services companies. Conviction…

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Picasso Labs

Our investment into Picasso Labs, the B2B software helping multinational brands analyse their ad content. Picasso Labs was founded in 2015 by Anastasia Leng who previously worked at Google and has vast amounts of experience in the ad tech and analytics space. Picasso Labs was created as a result of a happy accident; Anastasia and…

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Hullabalook

Our investment into Hullabalook, the disruptive customer experience platform for online retailers. Deemed the next generation of e-commerce 2.0 by the founders, Hullabalook (HB) provides online retailers with a Customer Experience (CX) platform that makes shopping their websites seamless and fun. The disruptive CX platform builds dynamic web applications to enhance consumers’ online shopping experience…

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Degreed Acquires Adepto to Enable Businesses to Sense and Respond to Shifting Demand for Skills

Acquisition will add enhanced skills inventories, on-the-job development experiences, and career mobility to industry-leading learning experience platform. Employee turnover due to lack of future career opportunities costs the typical large organization $49 million per year. PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Degreed, the workforce upskilling platform for one-in-three Fortune 50 companies, has acquired Adepto, a…

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