NextStep raised additional VC funding of $2.5 million bringing its total raised to approximately $12.3 million. Several new startups have emerged that aim to connect a pipeline of certified students with a targeted curriculum with employers in need of the resulting skills. In this case, NextStep is connecting aspiring CNAs with healthcare employers. The company reports that students receive the training/education free, all fees are supported by employers.
$5 billion was invested in HR technology globally in 2020.