Everwise

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Everwise is a private human resource management technology company founded by Maynard Webb,[1] Mike Bergelson,[2][3] Colin Schiller, and Ian Gover.

Everwise focuses on making professional development scalable via mentoring[4][5] and leveraging learning experiences.[6] The current Software as a service (SaaS) platform allows end users to build their own personal board of directors.[7]

The Everwise web service launched in late 2012. In December 2014 the company raised $8 million in a funding round led by Canvas Venture.[8] Since then, the company has secured another US$16 million round from Sequoia Capital.[9]

References

  1. Webb, Maynard. "Maynard Webb" (in en). https://www.entrepreneur.com/author/maynard-webb2. 
  2. "How a cold email and a Cisco acquisition got this CEO to a new startup that just raised $8 million" (in en). Business Insider. http://www.businessinsider.com/everwise-ceo-mike-bergelson-shares-his-founding-story-2015-12. 
  3. "Mentor-pairing service Everwise wants to elevate women in tech". San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Mentor-pairing-service-Everwise-wants-to-elevate-7233245.php. 
  4. "Online Mentoring Program for Women in Leadership Launches in Chicago". http://chicagoinno.streetwise.co/2016/10/04/online-mentoring-program-for-women-in-leadership-launches-in-chicago/. 
  5. "Matchmaker, Matchmaker Find Me a Mentor". http://fortune.com/2015/12/08/everwise-mentor-network/. 
  6. Loizos, Connie. "Professional development platform Everwise lands $16 million, led by Sequoia". https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/11/professional-development-platform-everwise-lands-16-million-led-by-sequoia/. 
  7. "Meet Everwise, a company that connects work mentors and mentees". http://fortune.com/2015/05/10/everwise-mentor-program/. 
  8. Loizos, Connie. "Everwise, A Mentoring Matchmaker, Raises $8 Million". https://techcrunch.com/2015/12/08/everwise-a-mentoring-matchmaker-raises-8-million/. 
  9. Anders, George. "Everwise Gets Sequoia's Backing; Here Comes 'Social Learning'". Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2016/10/11/everwise-gets-sequoias-backing-here-comes-social-learning/#26709a0f738c.