Electives, a Boston, MA-based provider of a marketplace that collects data for teachers and enables companies to facilitate live learning with proven teachers, closed an $8m Series A funding.
The round was led by Accomplice and G2O Ventures, with participation from Boston Seed Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Led by Jason Lavender, co-founder and CEO, and Krikor Dzeronian, co-founder and COO, Electives provides a learning platform that matches employers with teachers based on employee preference data and organizational needs. Over 100 teachers are now available on the platform including professional athletes, top business school professors, improv comedians, FBI agents, social justice advocates, and more. Class topics range from New Manager Training, Leadership Development, Storytelling, Gender Identity, and Selling Virtually.
The company also provides DE&I classes and follows up with additional content after each class to increase retention and engagement with the material.