Leadership skills platform Tigerhall raises $2 mn from Surge accelerator, others

Leadership skills platform Tigerhall raises $2 mn from Surge accelerator, others
28 Apr, 2020

Networking and mentorship startup Tigerhall has raised $2 million in a bridge funding round, dubbed a 'pre-Series A' round, led by Surge, Sequoia Capital India’s accelerator programme for early-stage ventures.

XA Network (formerly known as Xoogler Angels), Taurus Ventures and angel investors also pitched in the funding round,  according to a statement.

Tigerhall was part of Surge accelerator’s third batch, which had 15 early-stage startups.

The company said it will use the funds for talent acquisition, product development and market expansion.

Headquartered in Singapore, Tigerhall claims to help professionals achieve their career and life goals by learning from successful personalities from different fields. The company offers its interactions through both digital content such as podcasts and reading and group mentorship sessions and exclusive meal events.

It has partnered with executives from Microsoft, Netflix, Facebook, GoJek, Deloitte for the programme.

“The importance of digital learning has been magnified because of what the world is going through today, and this investment will further increase the value we provide to individuals and organisations during these challenging times and beyond,” Nellie Wartoft, CEO of Tigerhall said.

Founded by Wartoft in 2019, Tigerhall has 15 employees and is expanding its offerings to Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

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