Lesson.ly announces $5 million Series A funding round

Learning automation software company Lesson.ly today announced a $5 million Series A funding round led by OpenView, with participation from High Alpha Capital and Allos Ventures.

“In 2013 our first client created their first lesson, and today more than 200,000 employees are learning with Lesson.ly,” said Max Yoder, Lesson.ly’s co-founder and CEO. “This investment brings the capital and expertise we need to accelerate our learner-first technology and aggressively pursue our mission of helping people do better work so they can live better lives.”

Lesson.ly’s learning automation software helps more than 250 customers capture this information as step-by-step lessons that are easy to assign, measure, search, and update, including brands like Intuit Workforce, Trunk Club, Gusto, Thumbtack, NBC News and MSNBC.

Read the full press release here.

Prior to today’s funding news, Lesson.ly released key product enhancements including next-generation knowledge base tools, comprehensive lesson search, and a completely redesigned user interface.

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