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PeopleGrove

San Francisco, CA
USA
(650) 584-3400
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Adam Saven (12/31/2014)
President/COO/Operations: Patrick Coleman (2016)
Technology: Reilly Davis (12/31/2014)
Customer Service: Justin Oberbauer
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jennifer Carolan (Reach Capital General Partner)
Company

Business description: At PeopleGrove, we believe the way students experience and value their education has changed. They are seeking an academic experience that addresses: - Job outcomes, not just a degree - Social and digital, not isolated and static - Experiential, not theoretical In fact, many are questioning the value of a college education. Only half of US alumni strongly agree their education was worth the cost. Meanwhile, supportive relationships most influenced, even doubled, graduates’ perception that their education was worth the cost. We believe relationships and community are key to student success and engaged alumni. That's why we built PeopleGrove: a unified solution for relationship-driven career success. By making mentors, advisers and coaches accessible, we help students from all walks of life access new opportunities and achieve their career goals. PeopleGrove is on a mission to connect every student and professional with the mentors, advisers and network needed to realize their full potential and find a fulfilling career. PeopleGrove's mentorship and advising platform has been successfully launched at the world's leading institutions, including Stanford, UMUC, K-State and many more. It turns out the student journey aligns with a new hire journey. We're excited to be working with Intuit, Qualcomm and CooperVision so that there employees can better access experts and coaching within their own organizations.
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: May 2019   Jul 2017
Capital raised: 7.2M
Last Round: 4.7M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: LaunchCapital ;  unnamed investors;  FLOODGATE;  Collaborative Fund Reach Capital ;  RiverPark Ventures ;  GSV Acceleration Bisk Ventures
Angels/other VCs: Karl Ulrich (Xootr)

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Overview
Record updated: May 2019
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2014
Headcount: 51-75 as of May 2019
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: May 2019   Jul 2017
Capital Raised: 7.2M
Last Round: 4.7M
Ownership: Private