Grovo, the SaaS company reinventing learning for the modern workforce, today announced $40M in Series C funding led by existing investor Accel with participation from Costanoa Venture Capital, SoftTech VC, and Greg Waldorf, as well as new investor Vayner Capital. Grovo will use the funds to expand its core product offering and secure its position as the leader in workplace learning innovation. To support its explosive growth, the company also plans to invest in a round of key executive hires and an expanded NYC headquarters. The round comes a year after Grovo’s $15M Series B, also led by Accel, and brings Grovo’s total equity raised to $65M.
“Accel has deep experience funding [...]
In a press release issued to the Human Talent Network, the Board of Directors of ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) has declared a semi-annual dividend of 80 cents per share, a 63 percent increase from the most recent dividend of 49 cents per share.
“The increase in our semi-annual dividend reflects our ongoing commitment to return value to our shareholders as well as our confidence in our strong financial position,” said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup CEO.
The dividend is payable on June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2015.
Typically, corporations choose to issue larger dividends for a number of reasons which can [...]
Empathetics, Inc., an empathy and communications training firm that provides CME/CE-accredited web-based courses primarily to the healthcare sector, announced today that it has closed a $1.5 million round of financing led by GDN Holdings, LLC and Key Venture Partners, LLC.
The funding will be used to expand the company’s sales and business development resources in order to effectively implement essential web-based empathy and communications training at hospitals, health plans, and medical malpractice companies. The funding will also be used to develop additional eLearning programs and systems in order to reach new constituencies within the healthcare sector, and to build [...]
In a KPMG survey of over 300 business students from leading universities and business schools in 27 different countries, conducted in conjunction with the KPMG International Case Competition (KICC), 89 percent of students said they were prepared to move countries regularly for the right job, demonstrating that today’s business students are coming into the workforce with a global mindset.
A majority of leading business students (60 percent) are worried that another Global Financial Crisis would significantly impact their career prospects when they enter the workforce. Just under half (46%) of those surveyed also think that current global instability will make it harder [...]