Our platform is intended to be highly interactive and experiential, Sosa said. Verb is trying to impact skillsets and mindsets with training on how to have a difficult conversation, how to set goals..
We are at an exciting moment in time when companies realize that leadership development isn’t just for senior employees,” Verb co-founder and CEO Suzi Sosa
Verb uses a blended learning model to teach both traditional leadership skills and modern ones. Users learn through a series of “bite-size” micro-lessons and group learning classes.
The investment was led by data.world co-founder Brett Hurt, Silicon Labs Chairman Nav Sooch, tennis legend Andy Roddick, Tiff’s Treats co-founder Leon Chen and Barshop Ventures.
Verb Inc., an Austin startup that makes software for business leadership training, raised a $6.4 million seed round..."
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Verb's Series Seed round is unique because it includes two philanthropic foundations, the Graham Family Foundation and the Tingari-Silverton Foundation, among its investors.