SpeakIn, a Singapore-based digital platform for 1:1 coaching and group learning sessions, announced that it raised a pre-series A funding round to accelerate its SaaS platform and global expansion.
New investors Kulmeet Bawa, (President, and Managing Director, SAP Indian Subcontinent), joined by SpeakIn investors including Vinod K. Dasari, (former Managing Director of Ashok Leyland), Aditya Ghosh, (Co-Founder of Akasa Air and former President of Indigo Airlines) Richard Rekhy, (former CEO of KPMG India) and Aarti Gupta (one of India's top women investors and the FICCI FLO Chairperson for Startups) also participated in the round.
With this new infusion of capital, the company is targeting expansion to North America in the next 12 months and to build a deeper engagement with 400+ enterprise existing clients across APAC.
Deepshikha Kumar, founder, and CEO of SpeakIn, described the fresh investment as another milestone in the company's product growth story. "Kulmeet is one of the most respected names in technology leadership in APAC. This comes at a time when we are taking giant steps towards expanding SpeakIn in APAC, having moved our operations to Singapore, and with the launch of GROW - our mobile SaaS platform."
SpeakIn is already established in the Indian subcontinent, and its strategy is to expand across the Asia Pacific region becoming the go-to digital professional learning and coaching platform.
Round: pre-Series A
Funding Month: December 2022
Additional Investors: Kulmeet Bawa, Vinod K. Dasari, Aditya Ghosh, Richard Rekhy, and Aarti Gupta
Company Website: https://www.speakin.co/
Software Category: Digital Learning Platform
About the Company: SpeakIn is a SaaS learning platform for businesses powered by Asia's largest network of experts. SpeakIn delivers learning on over 500 topics taught by over 18,000 global experts and over 400 enterprise clients and 1.5 million professional learners across eight countries have learned on the SpeakIn platform through 1-on-1 coaching, group speaker sessions and self-paced videos, blogs, and podcasts - all delivered by SpeakIn experts. With marquee clients like Accenture, SAP, Shell, VISA, Omron, BCG, and more, SpeakIn is scaling quickly backed by a deep-tech SaaS mobile and web platform. The company continues to build intuitive learning technologies to improve the professional learning experience, expand internationally and strengthen the brand across the Asia Pacific and beyond. It is headquartered in Singapore.