Online training software startup Mindflash.com is debuting its software to the public today after being in private beta over the past few months. We have a 20 percent discount on the software for TechCrunch readers here.
Mindflash.com is a portal small businesses can use to train employees. Geared towards non-technical users, Mindflash allows participants to upload and share training documents or videos on the web. They can even include quizzes and games to test employees’ comprehension of the content.
The platform then manages the entire training management process – from sending training invitations to tracking employees’ progress to producing real-time progress reports. Mindflash aims to replace tools like PowerPoint to train employees remotely, and adds analytics to the mix so employers can ensure that employees are completing online training seminars.
Over 2,000 small businesses requested early access to Mindflash during the six-month private beta period. For example, College Hunks Hauling Junk launched a training program for 50 franchises run by college kids across the country in just two weeks. Mindflash CEO Donna Wells (who was Mint’s former CMO) says that the software is particularly helpful for companies who have mobile employees.
Pricing plans start at just $79 per month for up to 20 trainees.
Mindflash provides a web platform for companies to easily share knowledge and train employees. The application is built to handle any type of content and to facilitate online training courses within minutes. Users simply upload existing training materials (PowerPoint, PDF, Word, video, audio), organize them on an easy-to-use visual dashboard, and invite trainees to participate. Mindflash handles all of the testing, content management, course management, and reporting so that companies can focus on developing their employees. Headquartered in Palo...